Daniel Mallory Ortberg
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
Feb. 14 2019 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Hoarder Boyfriend
Dear Prudence
Feb. 6 2019 5:36 PMHelp! My Husband Had a Long-Term Affair With My Closest Friend—and I Want to Stay With Him.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 26 2019 10:00 AMHelp! Should I Cancel My Year Abroad Because My Father Doesn’t Want Me to Go?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 16 2019 12:00 PMHelp! My Husband Is Incapable of Remembering to Buy His Mom a Gift.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 3 2019 2:07 PMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Nervous Jokester
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Dec. 20 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Financial Fiasco
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Dec. 13 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Childless Friend
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Dec. 6 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Vicious Boss
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Nov. 28 2018 12:00 PMHelp! My Father-in-Law Spams My Group Chat All Day and It’s Wearing Meme Out.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Nov. 21 2018 12:00 PMHelp! There’s Another Woman in My Boyfriend’s Life—His Twin Sister.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Nov. 8 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: Babies Everywhere
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Oct. 25 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Startup Dress Code
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Oct. 4 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Stay-at-Home Mom’s Husband
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Sept. 27 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Naked Dad
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Sept. 19 2018 1:24 PMHelp! I Had to Give My Flaky Friends the Freeze-out—but Now I Really Miss Them.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Feb. 7 2019 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Bisexual Boyfriend
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Jan. 30 2019 12:00 PMHelp! I’m in Love With My Roommate.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 17 2019 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Wife’s Secret Past
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Jan. 9 2019 12:00 PMHelp! I Think My Brother-in-Law’s Ex Is Stalking Our Family.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Dec. 26 2018 2:00 PMHelp! I Think I’m Becoming a Social Recluse.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Dec. 19 2018 12:00 PMHelp! I Put My Grandkids in Danger, and My Daughter-in-Law Won’t Forgive Me.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Dec. 12 2018 12:00 PMHelp! My Neighbor Is Ned Flanders Without the Good Faith.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Dec. 5 2018 12:00 PMHelp! My Cisgender Partner Keeps Misgendering Me.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Nov. 22 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Churlish Gifter
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Nov. 14 2018 5:58 AMHelp! My Fiancé Won’t Stop Making “Jokes” About How I’m Cheating on Him.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Nov. 7 2018 12:00 PMHelp! My Cousin Is Taking Advantage of My Mom to Get Free Child Care.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Oct. 24 2018 12:00 PMHelp! My Ex-Mother-in-Law Won’t Let My Twins Be Independent.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Oct. 3 2018 3:43 PMHelp! My Friend Is Dying. Should I Tell Him That I’ve Fallen in Love With Him?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
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Sept. 20 2018 6:01 AMDear Prudence Uncensored: The Envious Heiress
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Sept. 12 2018 1:13 PMHelp! My Friend Can’t Keep a Job. Should I Tell Her That Her Personality Is the Problem?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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