Let's you and me drive a stake through the heart of NiceGirl™ Summer.
Introducing The Mug of Perpetually Being Mad At You
Sometimes when you stop trying to make yourself like someone, it's easier to keep the peace at parties.
Numbness can be a survival skill, but the feeling's gotta come back sometime.
I believe the classic phrase is "don't set yourself on fire to keep somebody else warm."
Just spitballing here, but what if my fellow white people took bigotry in our social spaces incredibly fucking seriously for a change?
Content note for mention of suicidal ideation, and reminder that roommate fights are for "It's your turn to buy toilet paper," not "It actually oppresses me when your face does that." Dear Captain Awkward, I have a question about reconciling with friends when everyone involved has made mistakes. Sorry this is so long... My wife … Continue reading #1297: My friends had a huge falling-out with my wife. Can we ever be friends again?
Rae is back, restoring a sense of discovery and play to figuring out who the heck you are.
Alert, alert, Mantrum in progress! Do not approach! Mantrum in progress!
Dear Captain, The situation: I (she/her) am a homemaker and mum to a toddler. I’ve suffered from depression, anxiety, and fibromyalgia for eighteen years, aka my entire adult life and then some. I’m on meds and pretty much a self-care rockstar, but I still spend LOTS of time and energy coping with pain, fatigue, dizziness, … Continue reading #1286: “How do I create good art when life is tough and might not get easier?”