Mallory Ortberg
Mallory Ortberg Mallory Ortberg

Mallory Ortberg is co-founder of the Toast and the author of Texts From Jane Eyre

Dear Prudence
Jan. 23 2017 3:16 PMQueer Come LatelyPrudie advises a woman who suffered as the lesbian in the family, only for her sister to now say she’s bisexual.
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Jan. 23 2017 12:15 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 23, 2017.
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Jan. 18 2017 1:15 PMDear Prudence: The “Giving Tree” EditionI’m convinced my husband had an affair with his boss—can I email her?
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Jan. 17 2017 3:16 PMFed to DeathPrudie advises a letter writer who feels endangered by the boss’ snacks.
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Jan. 17 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 17, 2017.
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Jan. 11 2017 12:06 PMDear Prudence: The “Family Matters” EditionPrudence and Juan-Pablo Brammer on low-key racism, in-law hookups, and other family affairs.
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Jan. 9 2017 2:47 PMThe Babysitter With No NamePrudie counsels a woman whose stepdaughter hates her but needs free child care.
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Jan. 9 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 9, 2017.
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Jan. 4 2017 2:00 PMDear Prudence: The “Insomnia” EditionMy best friend slept with my husband before he died. Should I confront her?
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Jan. 3 2017 3:05 PMStarting the Year With a BangPrudie counsels a letter writer whose godson killed someone while driving drunk.
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Jan. 3 2017 11:25 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Jan. 3, 2017.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 28 2016 9:42 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Two Condoms and a Poem” EditionIn a special call-in edition of Slate’s Culture Gabfest, the critics answer listeners’ questions and offer advice.
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Dec. 28 2016 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Rocky II” EditionHow can I persuade my wife to let me quit my job so I can play poker?
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Dec. 27 2016 3:09 PMHelp! My Parents Paid for My Brother’s Wedding, so Why Are They Refusing to Pay for Mine?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Dec. 22 2016 6:00 AMAll Dried OutI want to stop drinking, but how will I make it through the holidays?
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Jan. 23 2017 3:00 PMHelp! My Friend Wants Me to Throw Her a Shower—but the Doctor Says Her Baby Won’t Survive.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 19 2017 6:00 AMWhisper Sweet DiagnosesShould I tell my insensitive boyfriend I think he’s on the autism spectrum?
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Jan. 18 2017 6:00 AMTchotchkes From HeavenPrudie counsels a letter writer whose family wants to make keepsakes from Dad’s ashes.
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Jan. 17 2017 3:15 PMHelp! My Boyfriend Recently Dated a Much Younger Woman, and It Creeps Me Out.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 12 2017 6:00 AMBe-TwixedMy wife’s job causes her to hoard candy bars and snap at every little thing.
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Jan. 10 2017 9:07 AMAll About a BoyPrudie advises a letter writer whose wife dotes on their son to the exclusion of all else.
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Jan. 9 2017 2:40 PMHelp! I Am Always Tired Because of a Chronic Illness. Should I Have a Baby?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 5 2017 6:00 AMSapphic SecretMy wife doesn’t really enjoy sex. I suspect she might be a lesbian.
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Jan. 4 2017 10:27 AMFree to RoamPrudie advises a woman determined to go without a cellphone.
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Jan. 3 2017 3:04 PMHelp! My Sister Gave Away an Heirloom Diamond. Is She Disrespecting Our Grandmother?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Dec. 29 2016 9:00 AMEmergency ReleaseMy husband won’t sleep with me. Can I have sex with a friend?
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Dec. 28 2016 7:37 AMSave Your BreathPrudie counsels a letter writer whose roommate isn’t fixing her bad breath.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 27 2016 3:10 PMWife CrisisPrudie advises a lesbian who fears breaking up her heterosexual marriage.
Live Chats
Dec. 27 2016 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 27, 2016.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 21 2016 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Timing Is Everything” EditionHow long to wait for a lover who’s missing at sea, the hard truth about finding true love, and the radical case for staying single.

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