Read this on Slate in the Dear Prudie section. It’s amazing what sort of dilemmas people find themselves in.

I keep finding nude photos of a neighbor. How should I handle it?
Dear Prudie,
About six months ago, I was walking my dog in the neighborhood when I noticed a picture of a naked woman on the ground. It was a neighbor. A few months after that, another neighbor told me that his 12-year-old son had just found lying around on the street another picture of this woman in the buff. A few days ago, I found yet another picture. She is a married woman with two young daughters. I see her husband frequently on the commuter train to work. I have lots of questions: Why are these pictures finding their way to the streets of our neighborhood? Who is taking the pictures? Does her husband know? I don’t mind seeing the occasional picture of a naked woman, but I don’t want my daughters to find pictures blowing around. What should I do?

—Blowing in the Wind

Dear Blowing,
If you discover the answers to your questions, please let me know. Since nothing on the photos says, “For a good time, call Cheryl,” we can assume these aren’t business flyers. Perhaps her husband gets an extremely kinky thrill by sitting on the train across from his neighbors, knowing they know how hot his wife is. Possibly someone else knows how hot she is, and a spurned lover is papering the neighborhood. But I’m afraid this is likely to end up as one of suburbia’s enduring mysteries. I think, however, that the woman on display has the right to know what’s floating around the neighborhood (if she doesn’t already). Stick a photo in an envelope and mail it to her anonymously with a note saying that a litterbug has been leaving these around.

—Prudie

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What would YOU do if you found nude photos of your neighbour?

12 Comments on Full disclosure

  1. icedmilo : jackpot!! lol!!x & kianbung : notty notty, hehehehmissyme : wow, you sure gave this some serious thoughtlovie : there are definitely some weird weird people in this worldseweng : *grin*

  2. icedmilo : jackpot!! lol!!x & kianbung : notty notty, hehehehmissyme : wow, you sure gave this some serious thoughtlovie : there are definitely some weird weird people in this worldseweng : *grin*

  3. for me, like the person above, i will question the purpose of the pictures in the first place, it can have any possibilities at all, but the fact that it was seen more than once just meant that the intention itself is quite strong.for me, i will try and tell my neighbour personally and not send it anonymously as i think that will really freak her out if she knows nothing.imagine a ‘secret stalker’ who has been walking down the streets collecting pictures of you, naked. personally, as a female, anonymous people makes me wonder a whole lot and it is never a good thing cause she might not know why the person sent it for.i also think that she deserves to know who knows about it, be it if she has did it on purpose or not.i kinda reckon she will feel relieved if there is someone who will just go up to her and tell her.its like telling someone that there is a large hole in your clothing without you knowing. imagine if no one tells her about it, she will be the joke of the town for not knowing. in any case, make it a face-to-face thing. at most, it will be awkward, at least she will be thankful. what have you got to lose?cheers,missunpredictable.~you will never know till you have tried.

  4. pics or it didn’t happen.Srsly though, it highly depends on my relations with that particular neighbour. If she’s a good neighbour – I’ll do the anonymous note thingie. Otherwise – hell, half my friend’s, their friends, and their friend’s friends would have a copy by the next weekend.I’m evil like that.

  5. pics or it didn’t happen.Srsly though, it highly depends on my relations with that particular neighbour. If she’s a good neighbour – I’ll do the anonymous note thingie. Otherwise – hell, half my friend’s, their friends, and their friend’s friends would have a copy by the next weekend.I’m evil like that.

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