#335: How do I set a boundary with my friend without hurting her feelings?

Dear Captain Awkward, I have a best friend.  We've known each other for a long time, gone through some really rough times together as we both coped with mental illness, toxic families, financial hardship and general shenanigans.  Being single ladies who are at the asexual end of the scale, we share a house, and have … Continue reading #335: How do I set a boundary with my friend without hurting her feelings?

#305: “Quit helping so much! I’m not going to fall in love with you.”

Dear Captain, I am having a hard time finding my words, or finding words that will get through.  Here's the situation: I am a thirty-something female who has, after several years of struggle, come to terms with her complete lack of sexuality.  I have dated men, and I have dated a woman, and all in … Continue reading #305: “Quit helping so much! I’m not going to fall in love with you.”

#258 = #191 + Bridesmaidery

This is a follow-up to this post: https://captainawkward.com/2012/02/15/191-annual-reminder-time-get-your-teeth-cleaned-get-your-eyesnaughty-bits-checked-and-stop-hanging-out-with-crappy-people/ Dear Captain Awkward: First of all, I want to thank you and your commenters SO MUCH for being such kick-ass human beings and providing so much support and insight into the situation when I was so blind to what was going on. If I could, I'd invite … Continue reading #258 = #191 + Bridesmaidery

#255: Breaking up with a client (and surviving the resulting guilt-trip).

In linkmania and internet fame news, Proffitt from Good Girls Gone Geek interviews me about this here site today. And now, a question. Hey Cap’, I’ve wound up in a rather unpleasant business arrangement, and I was hoping for some advice on disentangling myself from it. To summarize: For the past 2 years my sister … Continue reading #255: Breaking up with a client (and surviving the resulting guilt-trip).