Archive | July 2011
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Dear Captain Awkward, I recently moved in with two of my good friends from college. Two of us are attending the same graduate program in the fall, and the other is graduating next spring. The two guys I moved in with have been living together for the past three years, and since moving in several […]
Hi Captain, please help! I am a white woman in my mid-twenties. My husband is a black man in his late twenties. The interracial thing is almost always fine and awesome for us, we both have pretty excellent family members and friends but there is one problem. That problem is my (white, of course) auntie.
Dear Captain Awkward: The background: I work for Hulk Associates, a charity that does Stuff for Green People. In a couple of weeks I have to take a box of our literature and a banner and some free pens and maybe some sign-up sheets to an event that’s being organised a couple of hundred miles away. And for […]
I’m going to try to get through this week with no questions about inappropriate touching. Ready, set, go. Dear Captain Awkward, All in all, it’s pretty simple: I really prefer to eat by myself at lunch. I love to read and write while I eat and not have to worry about making conversation. A little bit […]
This article (yes, it’s old) in the Washington City Paper about men who don’t understand how birth control works made me laugh. And then feel sad. How can people not understand how birth control works? Ok, listen. I’ll try to keep it really simple. Barrier methods like condoms, the cervical cap, and the diaphragm physically block […]
Hello! Today (in like 4 hours, eek!) my stuff comes to live with me. I’ll resume posting once I’ve caught up on sleep and work and unpacked a bit. Also, Commander Logic says I can borrow A Dance With Dragons if I’m good and finish my freelance assignment, soooooo….yeah. Enjoy those archives. Blanket Statement Monday […]