Dear Prudence

The “Mistress at Work” Edition

The woman my husband had an affair with now works at my office. Help!

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Whether it’s a challenge with a lover, a fight with a difficult roommate or boss, or you just like to hear about the challenges other people face, Dear Prudence is the podcast for you. Every week, Prudie and special guests answer questions about relationships, sex, work, family, and life.

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Prudence is joined this week by Ghazaleh Samandari, an integral development coach. Samandari has spent the past 15 years researching and advocating for women’s health and rights around the world.

Prudie and Samandari dig into letters about what to do when a friend accepts a job that you’re against politically, what actions to take when social anxiety in school has you skipping lunch every day, what to do when the woman your husband cheated with now works in your office, and how to make amends with your friend after insulting her “ugly” used chair.

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Production by Phil Surkis.