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Puppy vs. Baby

My sister-in-law says we stole the names of her future children for our dogs.

Sept. 21 2016 6:01 AMDear Prudence: The “Talk About It Now” EditionThe great lie that is “he doesn’t really mean it.”
Sept. 20 2016 6:02 AMMum’s the WordPrudie advises a letter writer whose siblings don’t know about their mom’s planned infidelity.
Sept. 19 2016 3:15 PMHelp! We Live Together. We’re in Each Other’s Wills. Is He Really Just My “Boyfriend”?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Sept. 14 2016 10:27 AMDear Prudence: The “Petty Revenge” EditionWhen your parents write you out of their wills, then ask you to host Thanksgiving.
Sept. 12 2016 3:55 PMA Soft TouchPrudie advises a letter writer whose wife’s upper lip is getting hairier.
Sept. 8 2016 6:00 AMStalker FodderMy fiancé’s sister knows I’ve been followed but keeps posting photos of me online.
Sept. 7 2016 9:52 AMMarried to His MomPrudie advises a woman who loves her mother-in-law more than her husband.
Sept. 6 2016 3:19 PMHelp! My Mother-in-Law Keeps “Forgetting” My Son’s Peanut Allergy.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Aug. 31 2016 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Time Is Not an Apology” EditionWhy do people feel entitled to be rude to their friends?
Aug. 29 2016 2:55 PMMother of All TantrumsPrudie advises a letter writer given the silent treatment by Mom for saying happy birthday too late.
Aug. 25 2016 6:00 AMSmother MotherMy clingy mom still has me sleep in her bed. (I’m a college senior.)
Aug. 23 2016 6:02 AMDoggone RulesPrudie counsels a letter writer who thinks a neighbor has too many dogs.
Aug. 22 2016 3:57 PMHelp! My Boyfriend’s Ex-Wife Taught Her Son to Hate Me. How Can I Be a Good Co-Parent?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Aug. 17 2016 7:30 AMThe “Read the Room” EditionPrudence on freeloading relatives, vegetarian-trolling meat-eaters, and parents who fear armpit hair.
Aug. 15 2016 3:28 PMThe Worse of Two EvilsPrudie advises a woman whose cash-strapped boyfriend wants her to leave her husband for him.
Sept. 20 2016 10:19 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Sep. 26, 2016.
Sept. 19 2016 3:16 PMNoise ComplaintPrudie counsels a letter writer who was labeled as “LOUD neighbor” in an email.
Sept. 15 2016 6:00 AMThe Accidental PlaintiffI hit a child with my car and have to sue his parents in order to afford therapy.
Sept. 13 2016 9:12 AMBachelor AgainPrudie counsels a letter writer whose husband wants to live alone for a year—without his kids.
Sept. 12 2016 3:54 PMHelp! My Adopted Father Died, and My Brother Resents My Inheritance.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Sept. 7 2016 2:06 PMDear Prudence: The “Do It in Song” EditionW. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu join Prudie for a special musical episode.
Sept. 6 2016 3:20 PMSlimmed, DownPrudie counsels a letter writer who is no longer morbidly obese but still unhappy.
Sept. 1 2016 6:00 AMSurprise EndingMy father doesn’t plan to tell his adoptive brother when their mother dies.
Aug. 30 2016 9:06 AMName BlamePrudie advises a letter writer under investigation for calling a colleague “Miss Samoa.”
Aug. 29 2016 2:54 PMHelp! My Fiancé’s Family Wants Me to Take His Last Name.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Aug. 24 2016 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “Little Red Hen” EditionA woman drops everything to move across the country for a relationship that didn’t work out—now what?
Aug. 22 2016 3:58 PMSeed MoneyPrudie advises a letter writer whose fiancé wants help paying for IVF.
Aug. 18 2016 6:00 AMMistress AuntieI’m worried my ex-dominatrix sister may have molested my son.
Aug. 16 2016 9:53 AMLove Before First SightPrudie counsels a letter writer who found “the one” but has yet to meet him in person.
Aug. 15 2016 3:26 PMHelp! My Boyfriend’s Dream Job Is in Another City, and My Dream Job Is Here. What Now?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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