The problem with informal agreements.
Nobody loves separating the books and dishtowels, but when it's time, it's time.
Introducing The Mug of Perpetually Being Mad At You
"Don't touch me" isn't complicated. You know who makes it complicated? CREEPS, THAT'S WHO.
"You dumped me, remember? Kindly sigh into someone else's moving boxes."
Probably just tell people when they have spinach in their teeth and when they have unintentional crotch displays.
Hello, this week we have a guest post from Rachel Hoffman of Unf*ck Your Habitat blog and book fame about the tricky balance of maintaining your own sanity (and sanitation) in a house where you are a guest.
"You're chopping the peppers wrong," or, when cooking together stops being a fun date-night activity.
Once upon a time, a kind reader wrote in for advice about her friend, "Mary." Mary just cared about the Letter Writer SO MUCH, you see, that she felt entitled to advise her on any and all of life's challenges, kiss her on the top of the head, take over in the kitchen, recount a … Continue reading Update for #1208: “Question about Mom-friends being Too….’Mothering.'”
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?