Dear Prudence

The “Is This Work-Related?” Edition

My creepy boss constantly calls me on Zoom just to chat and tell me I’m wonderful. Help!

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Episode Notes

Prudence is joined this week by culture critic, podcast host, and author Kristen Meinzer. Meinzer currently hosts the podcasts Movie Therapy With Rafer & Kristen and By the Book. Her books include So You Want to Start a Podcast, How to Be Fine (co-written with Jolenta Greenberg), and Return to Intercourse: An Amish Romance. She was named a 2020 Woman of the Year by the Women’s Center in D.C.

Prudie and Meinzer tackle letters about what to do when your best friend is engaged to an abusive partner, how to handle your dad openly cheating on your mom, what to do when even an apology isn’t helping you recover from a friend argument, what actions to take when a boss calls you on Zoom at inappropriate hours, and how to address your friend’s nightly drinking.

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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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