Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence column. 

Dear Prudence
Oct. 22 2014 6:48 PMDear Prudie Early Release: MonsterKids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. Do I have to give them candy?
Dear Prudence
Oct. 22 2014 3:09 PMFirst and Only Love?Would it be foolish for me to marry the only man I’ve been serious with?
Dear Prudence
Oct. 20 2014 3:12 PMTerror Next DoorPrudie advises a letter writer whose husband is dangerously, violently obsessed with the neighbors.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 16 2014 6:00 AMHanky-Panky PoliticsI once had an affair with a man now running for office. Should I come forward?
Dear Prudence
Oct. 14 2014 6:00 AMNo Son of MinePrudie advises a man who discovered his child by surrogate is not biologically his.
Live Chats
Oct. 13 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Oct. 13, 2014.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 8 2014 2:18 PMLeft Out by the GangOur friends all went on a trip without us. I never want to see them again.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 6 2014 2:54 PMGone MomPrudie advises a woman who wishes to leave her young daughter and husband behind.
Slate Archives
Oct. 2 2014 2:42 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 1 2014 1:52 PMMixed Feelings About a MixtapeMy boyfriend gave me a mixtape, but all the songs are weird or depressing.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 29 2014 3:10 PMThe Lonely TeetotalerPrudie counsels a letter writer who doesn’t drink alcohol—and is constantly harassed by others for it.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 25 2014 6:00 AMPorn PaysMy family has no idea all our money comes from adult websites.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 23 2014 6:00 AMNaked and AfraidPrudie offers advice on whether a young boy should sleep in the same room with his nude grandfather.
Live Chats
Sept. 22 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor September 22, 2014.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 17 2014 3:24 PMOvergrown Mean GirlsThe wealthy local moms are ostracizing me—and my kids.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 22 2014 5:15 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Oct. 27, 2014.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 21 2014 9:18 AMOh, BoyPrudie counsels a letter writer whose sister dresses her 4-year-old son in pink tutus.
Live Chats
Oct. 20 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Oct. 20, 2014.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 15 2014 2:10 PMLong-Lost Father in the Next TownI’ve found my biological dad. Should I try to contact him?
Dear Prudence
Oct. 13 2014 3:04 PMGetting Out of HandPrudie advises a woman whose 14-year-old son is pleasuring himself too much and in odd places.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 9 2014 6:00 AMTwist and ShoutMy husband punishes our children far too roughly. What can I do?
Dear Prudence
Oct. 7 2014 6:00 AMPark the Car in ____ YardPrudie advises a Harvard student embarrassed to say the school’s name.
Live Chats
Oct. 6 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Oct. 6, 2014.
Dear Prudence
Oct. 2 2014 6:00 AMCan’t Stomach ItI was shamed for getting gastric bypass surgery. Should I keep the procedure a secret?
Dear Prudence
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AMDrive-By BountyPrudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
Live Chats
Sept. 29 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Sept. 29, 2014.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 24 2014 1:26 PMEtiquette for Loaning Your PhoneSomeone borrowed my phone to chat instead of make a call. Is that weird?
Dear Prudence
Sept. 22 2014 3:33 PMKilling With KindnessPrudie counsels a woman whose in-laws want to throw a big, exhausting get-well-from-cancer party.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 18 2014 6:00 AMAll Shook UpMy 11-year-old has been exploring herself with my “back massager.” Should I stop her?
Dear Prudence
Sept. 16 2014 6:00 AMCan of WormsPrudie offers advice to a letter writer who wants to blackmail a famous ex with tapes of his fetish.

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  Arts
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  Technology
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  Health & Science
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  Sports
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