Short Answer Friday/Chat – August 3 – Pledge Drive Concludes

Hello, it's on! Patrons can submit questions here (advantage: 1st dibs, more words). Anyone/Everyone can submit on Twitter (@CAwkward, #awkwardfriday), questions close at noon Chicago time, I answer as many as I can and update as I go between noon and 1pm. Whatever I don't have time for gets held over for next week. Comments … Continue reading Short Answer Friday/Chat – August 3 – Pledge Drive Concludes

It Came From The Search Terms: Sometimes It Snows In April

It's that time of the month where we treat the search strings people typed in as actual questions. Before I dive in: The trip to France was wonderful. We ate all the foods and saw all the arts and drove many kilometers and met lovely France-based Awkward folks who had excellent ice cream recommendations. I think … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Sometimes It Snows In April

#891: “My neighbor has decided that he is the boss of me.”

Hello Captain Awkward, i live in a building with 4 condos, all on the board. our current president and wife are retired, while the rest of us are all 30- or early-40-somethings. He wants to be involved in everything, despite thinking the rest of us don't do enough, and treats us like an office where … Continue reading #891: “My neighbor has decided that he is the boss of me.”

Reader question #69: The guy who lives upstairs from me wants me to be his…”friend.”

Dear Captain Awkward, I'm sure there there have been similar questions, but I feel mine has an added complication. It is, I shiver to say, an "unwanted advances" issue that I'm having. Background: I am a female in my lower twenties who recently graduated from a university, and I'm living in a small two-story apartment … Continue reading Reader question #69: The guy who lives upstairs from me wants me to be his…”friend.”