It Came From The Search Terms: Month of May

Turbulent month, turbulent song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7TArjP6Hwo And yes, it's that time of the month, when we treat the things people typed into search engines as if they are questions they want answers to. 1 "How to handle snubs from close relatives." Sometimes you end up related to people you would never interact with by choice. If … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Month of May

#1094: How do I answer the “what are you looking for in a relationship” question when I’m not sure I know?

Dear Captain Awkward, How do I respond to the ‘what are you looking for’ question? It feels like no matter what I say it’s never the right answer. If I say I want a relationship I feel like that reads as ‘I’m desperate to get married and have babies’ which I’m not (been there, done … Continue reading #1094: How do I answer the “what are you looking for in a relationship” question when I’m not sure I know?

#1074: “My boyfriend loves smoking weed more than he loves me. What to do about his weird ultimatums?”

Dear Captain Awkward, Okay, so I just typed my whole question and realized it is wayyyyy longer than 400 words. The 400 word question is: My boyfriend gets defensive and dramatic when we have a conflict. While I try to offer solutions and compromises to our problems, he gets to a breaking point and responds … Continue reading #1074: “My boyfriend loves smoking weed more than he loves me. What to do about his weird ultimatums?”

#1065: “I love my girlfriend and feel like I would die without her. She doesn’t love me back.”

Hello! Long time no blog! I traveled to Texas for Christmas break, since my in-laws live in the Fort Worth area and Amarillo. It was lovely to see family and catch up with some old friends who have relocated and meet some nifty new people. I did not take a computer with me or do … Continue reading #1065: “I love my girlfriend and feel like I would die without her. She doesn’t love me back.”

#1054: “Dealing with disproportionate sadness over extremely mild rejections.”

Dear Captain Awkward, I (she/her) have been dating this guy (he/ him) for about the past 5 months. Things are for the most part truly wonderful; there are various stresses about upcoming job changes and moves, but he's really one of the best people I know, and we seem to be pretty damn good together. … Continue reading #1054: “Dealing with disproportionate sadness over extremely mild rejections.”