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She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

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.)

Boys Will Be Boys

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.)

For Business E-mail, Choose Words not Formatting

I received an e-mail today stating I am nit picky and that typing in caps or using formatting just isn’t a “big deal.” I do not state anywhere that doing so is a big deal. What I explain is that it is the source of many a misunderstanding because senders are not making sure their […] Read the rest here... For Business E-mail, Choose Words not Formatting

Marrying Out

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.)

Poached Eggs

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Dear Prudence: No Kissing on the Mouth

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman creeped out by people who kiss babies on the mouth.

Gender Roulette

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.)

Sore Issue

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.)

Listing E-mail Addresses by Senority?

A site visitor was curious and pondered: Does one need to list employees by seniority when sending the same email to multiple employees? I do not believe that is necessary. I’ve never taken that into consideration when adding addresses to the To: field. Nor have I ever thought about or noticed what order my name […] Read the rest here... Listing E-mail Addresses by Senority?

Net Life

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Dear Prudence: Pathetic Excuse for a Party

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a woman appalled at having been invited to a "painting party."

Ménage à Trouble

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.)

Complainers Never Prosper

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.)

Ways to Organize Your Closet

Does your closet look like the one in the picture on the right? If so, it’s time for a major overhaul! Organizing my closet is something I usually put off until the New Year. So few of us enjoy doing it, but with these time-tested tips...Show More Summary

Of Human Bondage

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3 Habits of Successful Remote Workers

Everyone who works remotely knows they are the envy of their commute-loathing friends and family. But remote work has its own unique set of challenges. Even the most successful telecommute workers face potential setbacks so it’s important to learn to adapt your habits and routine to prevent them. Show More Summary

Dear Prudence: Office Going Down the Tubes

In this week's video, Prudie counsels a man whose officemate hogs the lone workplace bathroom.

Arrogant Auto-responders?

A site visitor wrote… I was the recipient of yet another “email” faux pas, the automatic reply, one that has not been carefully checked before the “enter” key was struck, to whit: I sent an email requesting information for an article. I received, in part, the following automated reply: “… it might take some time […] Read the rest here... Arrogant Auto-responders?

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