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Dear Prudence: The “Insomnia” Edition

I lent a family heirloom to a friend and she’s going to burn it in honor of her deceased child – can I ask for it back? “Nope!” says Prudence. Then your questions: Can I delay my breakup for financial gain? My partner won’t stop waking me up for trivial reasons! I found out my best friend had an affair with my now-dead husband — should I confront her about it? Author Saladin Ahmed joins Mallory to advise on these dilemmas. Hear more Prudence by joining Slate Plus: Slate.com/Prudiepod.

Slate's Dear Prudence

Slate's Dear Prudence

Advice, commentary, and conversation from Mallory Ortberg, author of Slate's Dear Prudence column.

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