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Burning Love

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

E-mail Organization Tips

Are you tardy in your responses to incoming e-mail? Do you feel overwhelmed with too many e-mails? With business e-mail not replying quickly can cause you to be perceived as lacking customer service. Proper handling of your business e-mail activities is a competitive skill. Show More Summary

A Is for Amen

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Dear Prudence: Rude Questions About Ethnicity

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a Chinese-American woman about how to deal with obnoxious comments from strangers about where she's "really" from.

Involuntary Service

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Blood Test of Love

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Comfort Trumps Style, Why Etiquette Is Falling By the Wayside

Are you tired of seeing people wearing their pants around their knees? Do you think people dress too casually in public? What ever happened to style and self-respect? Click the video to see what I have to say on WPEC CBS 12 News. What...Show More Summary

Fleece U

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Dear Prudence: My Wife Should Cheat

In this week's video Prudie counsels a man who thinks he's holding his wife back from a more exciting life.

The Jury is Out Subject: Lines

Subject: fields need to be clear, concise and relevant to the content of your email so it doesn't get lost in the shuffle. Add to that that most take only a quick glance to determine if they will open/read an email and it is that glance where you have the opportunity to grab them. Read the rest here... The Jury is Out Subject: Lines

Man Up

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

The Un-Giver

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Naked Fear

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Dear Prudence: Office Food Mooch

The first rule of Snack Club is don't take snacks if you never bring any yourself. In this week's video, Prudie counsels a man who's fed up with a co-worker's treat-eating ethics.

His Kids, Her Burden

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Weak Will

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at prudence@slate.com.)

Family Spies

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Office Signature Files

Should you have a different signature file for internal communications versus more formal e-mails with customers, partners and associates?  Most definitely!  Your coworkers do not need your phone number, contact information or alphabet soup designations in every communication they exchange with you — they already know all that. Show More Summary

Dear Prudence: Recycled Girlfriend

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman who wants to date her soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend's brother.

How To Say ‘No,’ Nicely

The other day a young boy knocked on my front door. He looked to be about 14 years old and was dressed in a white, button-down shirt, a pair of blue jeans and sneakers. He introduced himself and told me that he was trying to win a trip to Disney World. Show More Summary

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