Emily Yoffe Emily Yoffe

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

Dear Prudence
Dec. 18 2014 6:00 AMCan’t Take a JokeMy family mercilessly teases to show affection, but my boyfriend doesn’t get it.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 17 2014 3:32 PMUnhelpful Holiday Sister-in-LawI’m tired of doing the dishes every Christmas while she plays on her phone.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 15 2014 3:10 PMFit to Be UntiedPrudie advises a letter writer whose in-laws spend half the day opening Christmas gifts.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 11 2014 6:00 AMRunway BrideI hate my unfashionable—and nonrefundable—wedding dress.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 9 2014 6:00 AMMy Condolences, Marry MePrudie counsels a woman impatient to pursue a recent widower.
Live Chats
Dec. 8 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 8, 2014.
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Dec. 4 2014 8:39 AMPresent PainIf my husband doesn’t put more thought into his gifts, I’m going to cry.
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Dec. 2 2014 6:00 AMInside JobPrudie advises a woman who fears she’s tempting her husband by employing a hot live-in nanny.
Live Chats
Dec. 1 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 1, 2014.
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Nov. 26 2014 6:00 AMRed-Letter DayThe notes my dying mother wrote to me a decade ago are haunting my life milestones.
Live Chats
Nov. 19 2014 4:08 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Nov. 24, 2014.
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Nov. 18 2014 6:00 AMCrowning AchievementPrudie advises a woman who wants her 13-year-old stepdaughter present when she gives birth.
Live Chats
Nov. 17 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Nov. 17, 2014.
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Nov. 12 2014 3:36 PMHusband Who’s a Dancing FoolI can’t dance in public. But my husband makes fun of me for it.
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Nov. 10 2014 3:20 PMTabby TerminationPrudie offers advice on whether a cat too old to easily care for should be put down.
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Dec. 17 2014 7:15 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 22, 2014.
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Dec. 16 2014 6:00 AMI Saw Mommy Being Santa ClausPrudie counsels a parent who fears that lying about Santa will hurt her daughter.
Live Chats
Dec. 15 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Dec. 15 2014.
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Dec. 10 2014 1:28 PMDog-Maligning GrandmotherMy mom tells her grandchildren my dog will bite them if they misbehave.
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Dec. 8 2014 3:39 PMThe Gift-Giver ProxyPrudie advises a letter writer expected to do all the Christmas shopping on her mother’s behalf.
Doublex
Dec. 7 2014 11:53 PMThe College Rape OvercorrectionSexual assault on campus is a serious problem. But efforts to protect women from a putative epidemic of violence have led to misguided policies that infringe on the civil rights of men.
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Dec. 3 2014 3:57 PMMy Wife Is a SpendthriftShe thinks I’m nuts for wanting to save for retirement.
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Dec. 1 2014 2:55 PMButter BrawlPrudie counsels a woman who lost her cool after being fat-shamed at Thanksgiving.
Dear Prudence
Nov. 26 2014 11:27 AMI’m Adopted, and My Family Is RacistShould I cut ties with my bigoted mother and brother?
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Nov. 20 2014 6:00 AMNude BluesMy wife is always naked—and now she’s turning our children into nudists, too.
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Nov. 19 2014 3:12 PMI Want to Spend Thanksgiving AloneHow do I tell people without provoking pity?
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Nov. 17 2014 3:06 PMThe Malevolent MenteePrudie advises a letter writer being blackmailed by a former intern.
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Nov. 13 2014 6:00 AMGut ShotWe just found out the midwives helping my wife give birth are rabid anti-vaccinationists.
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Nov. 11 2014 6:00 AMMaster of SexPrudie advises a man shocked at his rapid transformation from sexual zero to hero.
Live Chats
Nov. 10 2014 12:00 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Nov. 10, 2014.

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