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The “Religion Won’t Save Him” Edition

My mentally ill brother recently found religion. I fear he’s using that as a way to hide that he isn’t taking care of himself.

Episode Notes

This week’s mini-episode finds Prudence joined by Lane Moore, the creator of the hit comedy show Tinder Live! Moore is also the author of the bestselling book How to Be Alone: If You Want to and Even if You Don’t, and the frontperson in the band It Was Romance.

Prudie and Moore discuss a letter writer who’s wondering how to extricate herself from a toxic roommate situation, and how to handle a schizophrenic brother who has taken up religion and may have stopped his meds.

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Production by Phil Surkis.

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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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