My Fellow White People, Here’s One Simple Trick You Can Do About Racism TODAY!

So, you said something racist. Or, someone told you that you said something racist. Or, someone you really like & admire said or did something racist, or is getting told on for saying something racist. And now you feel uncomfortable. You feel guilty, maybe, or ashamed. Whatever it is, it's weird and you don't like … Continue reading My Fellow White People, Here’s One Simple Trick You Can Do About Racism TODAY!

#954: “I know that ‘a girlfriend is not a pacifier’ but I’m worried that I’m becoming a pacifier for my partner.”

hi captain, i want to thank you so much for your website and lovely community and i hope this message finds you well. i'm having a hard time sorting through some relationship stuff and i'm hoping for some clarity. i'm dating a very sweet and loving man who is still dealing every day with mental … Continue reading #954: “I know that ‘a girlfriend is not a pacifier’ but I’m worried that I’m becoming a pacifier for my partner.”

#787: Trouble dealing with male grad students who take up all the air

Dear Captain Awkward, I am a woman who is a graduate student. One of my fellow students, a man who I'll call Nigel, takes up a lot of space in seminar. He speaks over people, interrupts, makes noises while other people speak, and doesn't wait his turn. If unchecked, he will dominate seminar and prevent … Continue reading #787: Trouble dealing with male grad students who take up all the air