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What’s Bo Derek Got That I Don’t?

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online 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.)

Dear Etiquette Expert: How Do I Deal With Chatty Co-Workers?

Ending Office Chat The Nice Way Open offices naturally lead to more socializing. But you don’t have to participate in every conversation. Here’s how to duck out without looking like a grouch. Question: I work in an open floor plan office and lots of socializing goes on. Show More Summary

When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This

What Not To Do When Giving a Presentation As someone who used to be terrified of public speaking, I can say it: Giving a presentation can make you feel like you’ve got 1,000 daggers pointed at you. One wrong word and you’re toast. Under those circumstances, it’s often tempting to offer an excuse. Show More Summary

Loose Lips Sink Relationships

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online 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.)

Don’t Brush Off E-mail Privacy

Do you show a blatant disregard for your contact’s privacy? Do you send group e-mails with long lists of addresses visible in the To: or Cc: fields? Is the only thing that list of folks have in common is you? We’ve all had this happen to us. We receive messages or forwarded e-mail from business […]

A Real Ball and Chain

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Dear Prudence: My Son Is Now My Daughter

In this week’s video Prudie counsels a mother who's troubled after her transgender child is segregated on a school swimming trip.

Insemination From Beyond the Grave

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online 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.)

Unwelcome Home

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online 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.)

Dear Prudence Live Chat

Good afternoon. It’s the second installment of the live chat at Slate, and while we’ve worked out some technical glitches from last week, it turns out the entire site is having some technical problems at the moment. Please bear with us, we will do our best to get this chat going!

Waiting

I’m sitting in the Westchester County Airport waiting for my flight back home to Palm Beach. It is foggy, visibility is bad, and no planes can come or go. Flights are delayed, cancelled and being diverted. My flight is delayed. I was scheduled to leave at 10:22am, but that didn’t happen. Show More Summary

Father Fibber

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5 Rules for Forwarding Business E-mails

Forwarding of emails is one of the topics I get contacted about the most. And, one which also causes hurt feelings and misunderstandings more than any other topic. What do you do about a customer that forwards politically charged e-mails to you? How about a family member that sends NSFW (Not Safe for Work) e-mails […]

Dear Prudence: I Hate Having Sex With My Husband

In this week’s video Prudie counsels a woman who can't stand coitus.

Family Pass

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, chats with readers weekly on Mondays here at Slate. 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.)

Hedgebrook Offers Unforgettable Writers Workshops

I just returned from four glorious days on Whidbey Island, Washington where I attended a writers workshop with 50 amazing women from all over the U.S. I’m working on a memoir and this workshop was just what I needed to nurture my inner artist and get inspired. Show More Summary

Campus Escort

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, chats with readers weekly on Mondays here at Slate. 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.)

Office Stalker

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Dear Prudence Live Chat

Need help getting along with partners, relatives, co-workers, and people in general? Ask Dear Prudence! Emily Yoffe takes your questions on manners, morals, and more. Submit yours ahead of time below:

Dear Prudence: Food-Monitor Boss

In this week’s video, Prudie counsels a man who feels like his health-obsessed supervisor is trying to control his diet.

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