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The “Unsupported Career Change” Edition

My wife is furious that I quit my lucrative job to be a laborer. Help!

Episode Notes

This week’s mini-episode finds Prudence visited by Leigh Bardugo, the New York Times­–bestselling author of Ninth House and the creator of the Grishaverse (coming soon to Netflix). Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Prudie and Bardugo discuss letters about what actions to take when your stepdad and his new family refuse to move out of the house you own, and what to do when your wife hates your career shift from an executive to a job with more manual labor.

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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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