Archive | December 2012
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Greetings! I have a question about Team You. Mainly, how does obtain such a wondrous thing? I am in a situation where I am the primary caretaker for an elderly parent with serious health issues. She requires a great deal of time and energy- mental more than physical. The rest of my family is basically […]
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 4,800,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 87 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than […]
Hello Captain Awkward and Awkward Army, I have been in and out of therapy off and on for the last decade or so. I don’t want to give my entire life history, but I will summarize by saying that I have clinical depression, and have anxiety that hasn’t been formally diagnosed yet but which has […]
Dear Captain Awkward: I was hoping for some advice on dealing with my sister-in-law. Who hates me. She’s a bit rude/rough around the edges most of the time, to most people, that I’ve seen – but she is really not a fan of mine. She doesn’t return simple greetings “Hi, SIL, how are you?” and […]
Good morning. I hope everyone had a nice December 25th. I spent the day playing computer games and hanging out with the Gentleman Caller, trying to shake this disgusting sinus infection that’s laid me low for the past two weeks. A phlegm haiku to start your day off right: lung-butter sculptures land in the porcelain […]
Agnes in Tokyo would like to eat pastries with you: Hello Awkwardeers! The Captain says she has a few readers in Japan, so I thought that now I’m a little settled into my English-teaching job I’d see if we can do a meetup in Tokyo. I want to meet at Gontran Cherrier, home of the […]
#410: How do I tell old professional contacts about my recent name change now that I need a reference?
Dear Captain Awkward: Last year, I got divorced. At the time of my divorce, I was offered the legal choice to go back to my maiden name, or to keep my married name. I decided to choose a whole new last name, which was something I had always wanted to do. My new last name […]