"This bugs me" doesn't equal "This is wrong," and this Letter Writer gets that. 🙂
"Don't touch me" isn't complicated. You know who makes it complicated? CREEPS, THAT'S WHO.
There's a lot to be said sometimes for faking it until you make it, but I'm a big fan of dropping the act and dropping the shame right along with it.
"You dumped me, remember? Kindly sigh into someone else's moving boxes."
Come for the poop jokes, or immediately hit the back button because of the poop jokes. Stay for the bad decisions and how to find the least worst path.
Sometimes Alison at Ask A Manager and I like to answer questions about workplace awkwardness together.
Ahhhhhh that very recognizable feeling when you are so hungry for someone's company and yet all your instincts are to drive them away.
How to move on when you blew two chances and know that a third isn't coming.
Feelings (jealousy, discomfort, biphobia) clean-up in Aisle 7.
When you want to share an extremely mood-ruining thing (death of a parent) without ruining the mood: Be brief and direct, and let other people be nice to you for a minute.