#1127: “I think my friend is falling in love with me and I don’t feel the same way.”

Dear Captain, Nearly 2 years ago I joined a MMORPG community for the first time. Through a series of events, I met a guy who has become one of my best friends. We are bizarrely similar at times and he's really been there for me. It started out just online but we now have each … Continue reading #1127: “I think my friend is falling in love with me and I don’t feel the same way.”

#1122: “I ghosted a guy three years ago. Now he’s back! What do I owe him?”

Dear Captain, A bit over 3 years ago, I (she/her) went out with a guy (he/him) I met through an online dating site. We had some drinks, slept together, and then I basically ghosted him - ignored a couple of texts, then moved out of the country, changed my number, and never thought about him … Continue reading #1122: “I ghosted a guy three years ago. Now he’s back! What do I owe him?”

#1099: “My family keeps pressuring me to make peace with my abusive brother.”

This is behind a cut for sexual violence and violent threats. Dear Captain, I barely know where to begin. I (she/her) used to be close to my brother (he/him), but we no longer have a relationship. When I was 19, I was sexually assaulted twice, by two different men that I knew. I went through … Continue reading #1099: “My family keeps pressuring me to make peace with my abusive brother.”

#1041: “How do I get my much older work ‘friend’ to stop messaging me late at night to talk about his relationship problems?”

Dear Captain, I have a colleague, "Peter", who I've known for several years. We first worked together at a festival, and added each other on facebook/phone for organisational reasons, as he was the crew leader. Over time we have become friends, although I do see him as more of a colleague as he is 20 … Continue reading #1041: “How do I get my much older work ‘friend’ to stop messaging me late at night to talk about his relationship problems?”

#1036: “My newly nudist/naturist friend and unwanted naked photos.”

Putting this behind a cut given the "Guy In Your Office Who Gives Weird Backrubs And Ends Every Sentence With 'That's What She Said' Is Totally #IBelieveYou About Your #MeToo Social Media Posts" and "Pretty Much Every Movie You Loved In The 1990s Is Now Kinda Gross To Think About" week we've had. Dear Captain … Continue reading #1036: “My newly nudist/naturist friend and unwanted naked photos.”