Dear Prudence

The “Firing the Naked Dog Sitter” Edition

Our cameras caught the dog sitter walking around our home naked for hours. My niece says I’m in the wrong for getting the woman fired. Help!

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Episode Notes

Prudence is joined this week by Ben Gullard, a creative technologist living in Brooklyn, New York.

Prudie and Gullard dig into letters about what to do about a niece who’s angry at you for getting the dog sitter fired after finding out she did her job naked, what to do about a roommate who routinely brings stolen groceries into the house, how to handle feeling like you’re abandoning your lesbian community now that you are in a straight relationship, whether you should reach out to an ex you treated badly, and how to handle a friend who revealed their homophobia after you came out.

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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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