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The “Hall Pass Revoked” Edition

My wife dislikes sex, so she agreed to let me sleep with other women. Now she says she’s changed her mind. Help!

Episode Notes

In this week’s mini episode, Prudence welcomes Elizabeth Freeman, a professor of English at the University of California–Davis specializing in, among other things, gender and sexuality studies.

Prudie and Freeman discuss a letter writer who suddenly feels uncomfortable when her husband brings up his deceased wife, whom she was dear friends with. Also, what to consider when your wife agrees to let you have sex with other women, but then shuts it down.

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Production by Phil Surkis.

About the Show

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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