Short Answers/Live Chat Today

Good morning! Submit your questions on Patreon or on Twitter (@CAwkward, #AwkwardFriday) before noon Chicago time today. From 12-1 I’ll answer as many as I can and update as I go. Comments open once everything is posted. These have been fun so far. I’m looking forward to questions. Ok, it’s on!

#1022: “I’ve got angry Feelingsmail from a friend.”

Dear Captain, Over the last year, a once close friend of mine and I have been experiencing the African Violet of broken friendship. We had been through a very intense multi-year creative work project together, and after the project finished and she moved onto another job, we kind of drifted apart. For my part, I … Continue reading #1022: “I’ve got angry Feelingsmail from a friend.”

#984: “I think my friend told me he loved me a few years ago, and I’m just figuring it out now.”

Dear Captain, Please share your wisdom. I have no idea what to do with a very good friend who might (or not ?) be in love with me and who never said anything. Since our first year of college, 8 years ago, I have had this wonderful friend (let’s call him Iago). Lots of girls … Continue reading #984: “I think my friend told me he loved me a few years ago, and I’m just figuring it out now.”

#977: “I just don’t want to be your friend:” “No thanks!” is NOT mean.

Hi Capt, Surely this has been asked before, but I can’t find anything this straightforward in the archive. What do you say when someone wants to be your friend but you just don’t like them? I feel like at any given time there are a few people in my life who really want to be … Continue reading #977: “I just don’t want to be your friend:” “No thanks!” is NOT mean.