Dear Prudence

Dear Prudence: The “Wishin’ Boot” Edition

My current company is considering hiring my old boss from hell. Help!

This week on Dear Prudence:

  • I think my workplace is about to hire the terrible boss from my last job.
  • The love of my life left me for a friend of ours while I was pregnant with his child—am I supposed to try to co-parent with this woman?
  • I’ve chosen sides in a couple’s divorce. How do I tell my friend I’m not on her team?
  • My new co-worker is giving off transphobic vibes—how can I open up her mind?
  • Should I believe the stranger who told me my husband forced sex on her years ago?
  • My marriage is dead, but I can’t bear the thought of divorce fallout—what do I do?

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