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Dear Prudence: The “Time Is Not an Apology” Edition

Why do people feel entitled to be rude to their friends?

Aug. 31 2016 4:24 PMSurprise 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.
Aug. 10 2016 11:41 AMDear Prudence: The “Self-Indulgence Vs. Self-Care” EditionIs it OK to be happy, and how can I keep my fiancé from spending all of my money?
Aug. 8 2016 3:17 PMBuzz KillPrudie advises a letter writer who was electrically shocked by a boyfriend.
Aug. 4 2016 6:00 AMI’m Not Going, ReallyI visited a divorce lawyer just to “see how it works.” Now my wife’s upset.
Aug. 2 2016 8:53 AMScary GodmotherPrudie counsels a letter writer whose kids can’t stand their smothering family friend.
Aug. 1 2016 2:54 PMHelp! My New Boyfriend Can’t Go Five Minutes Without Saying He Loves Me.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
July 26 2016 5:19 PMDear Prudence: The “Unconditional Love” EditionQuestions of morality, decency, and the struggle to be your best self.
July 25 2016 2:34 PMLove and RejectionPrudie advises a letter writer who went homeless as a teen—with no help from a wealthy family.
Aug. 30 2016 1:56 PMDear Prudence Live ChatFor Sep. 6, 2016. 
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.
Aug. 11 2016 6:00 AMPermanently CasualI’m 30 and never want to give up Tinder. Is something wrong with me?
Aug. 9 2016 7:37 AMGood Walls Make Good NeighborsPrudie counsels a man whose neighbor says he’s “exposing her son to lewd behavior.”
Aug. 8 2016 3:16 PMHelp! Our Friends Want Us to Adopt Their Aggressive Dog.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Aug. 2 2016 2:17 PMDear Prudence: The “You Can’t Treat People That Way” EditionPrudie and guest Jasmine Guillory draw some hard lines.
Aug. 1 2016 2:55 PMWhat’s Lust Got to Do With It?Prudie advises a letter writer whose boyfriend wants to stay together despite not feeling physical attraction.
July 28 2016 6:00 AMDefenselessMy husband beat me and our daughters, and I never left him.
July 26 2016 7:15 AMNever HumpPrudie counsels a woman whose husband stopped initiating sex.
July 25 2016 2:30 PMHelp! I Don’t Want a Divorce—I Just Want to Stop Having Sex With My Wife.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.

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