Daniel Mallory Ortberg
Daniel Mallory Ortberg

Daniel Mallory Ortberg, Slate’s Dear Prudence, is co-founder of the Toast and the author of Texts From Jane Eyre and The Merry Spinster.

Dear Prudence
June 21 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: the Bad Sister
Dear Prudence
June 20 2018 8:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Bullying Sister-in-Law” EditionMy brother married a woman who used to torment me growing up. How do I forgive her? Help!
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June 19 2018 8:34 AMHelp! Should I Withhold Sex Until My Husband Agrees to Have a Vasectomy?Read what Prudie had to say in Part 2 of this week’s live chat.
Dear Prudence
June 14 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Dog-Lover and the Allergic Fiancée
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June 13 2018 12:01 PMHelp! My Roommate Has a Gambling Problem and Wants Me to Loan Her Money.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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June 12 2018 8:28 AMHelp! My Friends Keep Inviting the Man Who Raped Me to Their Parties.Read what Prudie had to say in Part 2 of this week’s live chat.
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June 7 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Bereaved Mother
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June 6 2018 12:00 PMHelp! It Breaks My Heart When My Sister Acts Like I Ruined Her Childhood.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence
June 5 2018 4:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 11, 2018.
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June 4 2018 4:33 PMHelp! My Wife Ignores Our Daughter’s Needs Because Our Son Has ADHD.Read what Prudie had to say in Part 1 of this week’s live chat.
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May 31 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: the Wedding Drama
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May 30 2018 12:00 PMDear Prudence: The “Do I Buy the Ticket?” EditionI want to visit a close platonic friend I made in college, but my boyfriend is jealous of him. Help!
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May 29 2018 3:55 PMHelp! How Should We Tell Our 13-Year-Old That We’re Getting a Divorce?Read what Prudie had to say in Part 1 of this week’s live chat.
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May 24 2018 6:00 AMPlus NoneI’m terrified my partner’s transphobic parents will out him at our wedding.
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May 23 2018 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Poly Wedding Invite Etiquette” EditionI don’t like the couple that my two good friends are dating—do I need to invite them to my wedding too? Help!
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June 20 2018 12:01 PMHelp! I’m Worried My Neighbor’s Kids Are Taking Pictures of Me Gardening in the Nude.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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June 19 2018 8:47 AMDear Prudence Live ChatFor June 25, 2018.
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June 18 2018 3:30 PMHelp! My Therapist Told My Husband to Lie to Me About His Infidelity.Read what Prudie had to say in Part 1 of this week’s live chat.
Dear Prudence
June 14 2018 6:00 AMBarking MadMy mom is obsessed with her dogs. My fiancée is allergic to them. I’m stuck in the middle.
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June 13 2018 8:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Demeaning My Co-Workers” EditionI have an illness that causes me to forget names, and I feel I’m disrespecting everyone at work. Help!
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June 11 2018 3:48 PMHelp! My Husband Bought a Gravesite Without Telling Me, and He Didn’t Save Me a Spot.Read what Prudie had to say in Part 1 of this week’s live chat.
Dear Prudence
June 7 2018 6:00 AMGot to Weigh InMy boyfriend won’t stop commenting on my size.
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June 6 2018 8:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Crush On My Job Interviewer” EditionIs it inappropriate to ask out someone who could be my future boss? Help!
Dear Prudence
June 5 2018 8:21 AMHelp! How Do I Know When It’s Time to Quit Grad School?Read what Prudie had to say in Part 2 of this week’s live chat.
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June 1 2018 12:30 PMHelp! A Distressed Teen I Met Online Might Move Across the Country to Be Closer to Me.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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May 31 2018 6:00 AMWedding Day DramaAt my wedding, my brother walked down the aisle with my best friend. Now his wife is furious at me.
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May 30 2018 8:32 AMHelp! A Senior Colleague Asked Me, the Intern, to Help Translate His Animated Porn.Read what Prudie had to say in Part 2 of this week’s live chat.
Dear Prudence
May 24 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Good Ex-Wife
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May 23 2018 12:00 PMHelp! My Girlfriend Loves Rescuing Animals, but It’s Ruining Her Relationships—Including Ours.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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May 22 2018 7:32 AMHelp! Is It Gauche to Plan My Own 30th Birthday Party?Read what Prudie had to say in Part 2 of this week’s live chat.

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