Mallory Ortberg and guest Jos Lavery discuss why we feel so compelled to discuss human relationships as transactions, and discuss how to handle family members who might be committing insurance fraud.
Advice, commentary, and conversation from Mallory Ortberg, author of Slate's Dear Prudence column.
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