My feet are cold, but my heart is warm thanks to the generosity of the Winter Pledge Drive contributors. Thank you so much! Support the site if you can! Today’s letter is about money and family and when those things come together in a manipulative and possibly sinister way. Dear Captain Awkward, My parents passed […]
Dear Cap’n, I don’t know how best to help my DH. This message follows us having a long, slightly drunk but happy and loving chat about his life. DH’s family history is complicated. His upbringing includes some things which, when we talk about them, he agrees were “probably abuse”, but explains that he’s somewhat normalised […]
#407: Was I “leading this guy on” when I asked him if we could be friends and then he suddenly showed up where I live?
Hi! This is very sweet, right? But don’t spring it on someone the first or second time you meet them. Friend-date people for a little while and if you’re meant to be friends you will totally figure it out. Dear Captain Awkward: I ended my first romantic relationship earlier this year. I’m in my early […]
Hi, Captain Awkward, My Beloved and I bought a house around three years ago, which shares a driveway with another neighbor (the property line literally goes right down the center of the drive). We were very optimistic about this, initially, as she seemed a very charming and outgoing lady. For the most part, our relationship […]