Mallory Ortberg
Mallory Ortberg Mallory Ortberg

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

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April 27 2017 6:00 AMSob SisterI raised my sister after our mother died. Now she’s accusing me of abandoning her.
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April 26 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Hardly Working” EditionI secretly love not having a demanding job. Help!
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April 24 2017 3:07 PMCouldn’t Help ItPrudie advises a letter writer who tried to assist a woman getting into her wheelchair and made her cry.
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April 24 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor April 24, 2017.
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April 19 2017 7:45 AMDear Prudence: The “Dickensian” EditionMy sibling insists she suffered an abusive childhood that I just don’t remember. Help!
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April 17 2017 3:50 PMOn the Third Day He Will Bring EggsPrudie advises a letter writer who refused to pretend the Easter Bunny is real—and got accused of being anti-Christian.
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April 17 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor April 17, 2017.
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April 12 2017 7:45 AMDear Prudence: The “Anti-Pronoun” EditionAdvice for a writer about gender-neutral pronouns and the singular “they.”
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April 10 2017 4:01 PMQueer Is as Queer Does?Prudie advises a letter writer whose friend says she’s queer but is married to a man.
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April 10 2017 12:00 PMChat With Dear PrudenceFor April 10, 2017.
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April 5 2017 7:15 AMDear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition, Part 2I like my husband’s kids more than my own. Help!
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April 3 2017 3:53 PMThe Heart Will Go On or ElsePrudie advises a letter writer whose aunt won’t stop asking if Dad has started dating again.
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April 3 2017 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor April 3, 2017.
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March 29 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Raise the Bar” Edition, Part 1My dormmate lets his loud alarm ring for hours every morning. Help!
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March 27 2017 3:40 PMTerm’s UpPrudie advises a letter writer whose son by a first marriage is a waste of tuition money.
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April 26 2017 2:36 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor May 1, 2017.
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April 25 2017 9:00 AMYou Belong With MePrudie counsels a woman whose husband ruined her friendship in order to “get her back.”
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April 24 2017 3:03 PMHelp! My Mansplaining Boyfriend Keeps Telling Me I’m Doing It Wrong.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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April 20 2017 6:00 AMFrom Worm to BookMy husband cheated on me while I was pregnant, and now I just read when he’s around.
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April 18 2017 9:15 AMNo BacksiesPrudie counsels a man who told his wife he hoped she miscarried, but now loves their child.
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April 17 2017 3:03 PMHelp! Should I Tell My Siblings Why They’re Not Invited on My Group Vacation?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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April 13 2017 6:00 AMOh, LordeMy wife has really dumb ideas for naming our daughter.
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April 11 2017 9:21 AMBlinged RingPrudie counsels a letter writer whose fiancé spent a year’s salary on an engagement diamond.
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April 10 2017 4:00 PMHelp! How Do I Break Up With My Best Friend?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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April 6 2017 6:00 AMClose to the ChestHow do I tell dates I’ve had a double mastectomy in my 20s?
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April 4 2017 6:00 AMWatch That First StepPrudie counsels a letter writer who may have caused a woman to get hit by a car.
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April 3 2017 3:10 PMHelp! Why Does My Boyfriend Have So Many Wet Dreams?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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March 30 2017 6:00 AMWill Work for HireI am a recent grad, went on 30 interviews, but can’t get a job.
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March 28 2017 8:39 AMLove of a Good ManhandlerPrudie counsels a letter writer whose boyfriend thinks he can cure claustrophobia with a squeeze.
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March 27 2017 3:35 PMHelp! My Girlfriend Wants to Get Married, but I’m Not Ready.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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