Archive | April 2011
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Dear Captain Awkward, First I would like to say hello! And also, thank for you being so awesome and wise. And special thanks to Feministe for introducing me to your site a few weeks ago. This morning I was writing an email to a friend about some dating angst I’m having and I found myself wondering “What […]
At least I think it is. Whatever was broken last night does not look broken anymore. Go ahead! Live dangerously! Subscribe in a reader!
A lovely reader alerted me that “Subscribe in a reader” function is broken, and I can see that it is broken, but I don’t know WHY it is broken or how to fix. Any smart nerds want to help me out? Is it affecting those of you who already read it via RSS, or just […]
Hi Captain Awkward; I have a boyfriend. We’ve been together for 7 years (next month, anyway – so 6 years and 11 months). In those 7 years, obviously, things have happened. His dad died, right after I met him (and man – I felt like Typhoid Mary, for a bit!); my dad developed diabetes and […]
Reader question #39: My girlfriend is moving away to go to school and be with her other boyfriend(s). Should I wait?
Good day Cap-i-tan! I come to you now with the story if my current relationship, which is very very….. very awkward. Bit of information to note. She was 19, is now 20, I am 24. We met through friends, and first started out to be roommates cause mine was leaving me in a month and […]
Which spring holiday(s) do you celebrate?
Question #38: Guest Post! How do I tell my conservative dad that my fiance is about to become my fiancee?
Dear Captain Awkward: I’m not in an awkward situation yet, but I probably will be soon, and I want to be prepared for the awkward. My current fiance is probably going to be starting to transition into being my fiancee pretty soon. This is not a problem for me. However, I think it will be […]
The commenters in this thread are just killing it with wise advice. I think I got caught up in the “how do you communicate in a situation that is already happening where you’re in the same room (not text messages)” side of the problem, but sort of missed the “Oh yeah, you don’t ever have […]