10 episodes

Slate's premier advice column, featuring Jenée Desmond-Harris, helps you navigate the thorniest questions of relationships, work, and life.

Dear Prudence Slate Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.0 • 23 Ratings

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Slate's premier advice column, featuring Jenée Desmond-Harris, helps you navigate the thorniest questions of relationships, work, and life.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    I Think Black Tourists Are in Danger in My Town. Help!

    I Think Black Tourists Are in Danger in My Town. Help!

    In this episode, Jamilah Lemieux (co-host of Slate’s Mom and Dad are Fighting) joins Prudie (Jenée Desmond-Harris) to answer questions from letter writers about saving friends from bad relationships, warning Black tourists in a sundown town, and how to deal when your spouse cares more about his dog than about your children.
    If you want more Dear Prudence, you should join Slate Plus, Slate’s membership program. Jenée answers an extra question every week, just for members. Go to Slate.com/prudieplus to sign up. It’s just $15 for your first three months. 
    Podcast production by Se’era Spragley Ricks and Daisy Rosario, with help from Brandon Nix.
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    • 40 min
    My Wife’s Friend Is Not Her Friend. Help!

    My Wife’s Friend Is Not Her Friend. Help!

    In this episode, Prudie (Jenée Desmond-Harris) answers questions from letter writers about coping with aging, dealing with a spouse’s out-of-control frenemy, and explaining a little medicinal drug use to in-laws.  
    Tonya Mosley (host of Webby award-winning podcast Truth Be Told) joins to share some nuggets of wisdom. 
    If you want more Dear Prudence, you should join Slate Plus, Slate’s membership program. Jenée answers an extra question every week, just for members. Go to Slate.com/prudieplus to sign up. It’s just $15 for your first three months. 
    Podcast production by Se’era Spragley Ricks and Daisy Rosario.
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    • 41 min
    My Mom Doesn’t Think My Fiancé Is Enough. Help!

    My Mom Doesn’t Think My Fiancé Is Enough. Help!

    In this episode, Prudie (Jenée Desmond-Harris) answers questions from letter writers who are dealing with judgemental parents, homophobic in-laws, and neighbors who throw dog poop over the fence.  
    Mark Joseph Stern (a Slate senior writer) joins to share advice on what to do. 
    If you want more Dear Prudence, you should join Slate Plus, Slate’s membership program. Jenée answers an extra question every week, just for members. Go to Slate.com/prudieplus to sign up. It’s just $15 for your first three months. 
    Podcast production by Se’era Spragley Ricks and Daisy Rosario.
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    • 39 min
    Should I Have A Baby? Help!

    Should I Have A Baby? Help!

    In this episode, Prudie (Jenée Desmond-Harris) answers questions from letter writers who are stuck in high-paying jobs, deciding whether to bring kids into this world, confronting a “Karen,” and dealing with a classic topic – judgy in-laws.  
    Wajahat Ali (author and a Daily Beast columnist) joins to lend his wisdom. 
    If you want more Dear Prudence, you should join Slate Plus, Slate’s membership program. Jenée answers an extra question every week, just for members. Go to Slate.com/prudieplus to sign up. It’s just $15 for your first three months. 
    Podcast production by Se’era Spragley Ricks and Daisy Rosario.
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    • 37 min
    Should I Have A Baby? Help!

    Should I Have A Baby? Help!

    In this episode, Prudie (Jenée Desmond-Harris) answers questions from letter writers who are stuck in high-paying jobs, deciding whether to bring kids into this world, confronting a “Karen,” and dealing with a classic topic – judgy in-laws.

    Wajahat Ali (author and a Daily Beast columnist) joins to lend his wisdom.

    If you want more Dear Prudence, you should join Slate Plus, Slate’s membership program. Jenée answers an extra question every week, just for members. Go to Slate.com/prudieplus to sign up. It’s just $15 for your first three months.

    Podcast production by Se’era Spragley Ricks and Daisy Rosario.

    Almost 50 with No Friends. Help!

    Almost 50 with No Friends. Help!

    In this episode, Prudie (Jenée Desmond-Harris) answers questions about how to build meaningful friendships, dating someone with PTSD, and awkward gift exchanges. 
    Jonquilyn Hill (host of Vox’s The Weeds) joins to share advice on what to do. 
    If you want more Dear Prudence, you should join Slate Plus, Slate’s membership program. Jenée answers an extra question every week, just for members. Go to Slate.com/prudieplus to sign up. It’s just $15 for your first three months. 
    Podcast production by Se’era Spragley Ricks and Daisy Rosario.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

A from texas ,

Highly recommend

I'm almost sad that I just discovered this podcast because I was hoping there would be dozens for me to binge listen. But I loved the first episode and so excited for more content!!
Will be listening religiously and definitely recommend.

Virtual hug to all the letter writers in the first episode!! I'm rooting for each of you to come out on the other side asap. You're all so incredibly strong.

woiufpovzcn ,

Couldn't get past the voice

I love reading slate advice columns. But could not get past the woman's voice. Such an annoying way of speaking. Just talk normally.

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