Dear Prudence

The “Back to Home School” Edition

I think my wife is too stupid to be our kids’ full-time teacher. Help!

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Episode Notes

Prudence is joined this week by Violet Allen, a science fiction writer based in Chicago.

Prudie and Allen tackle letters about what to consider when you don’t think your wife is up to the task of home-schooling the kids, what actions to take when your girlfriend never lets you take space in an argument, what to do when everything about your relationship is stellar except the sex, and what to do when you have a crush on your boyfriend’s best friend.

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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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