#1037: “What should I do when the guy I like ghosts on me?”

Dear Captain Awkward, I've been dating this guy for 3 months now. He has this pattern of disappearing for a couple of days and then come back. At the beginning he was all super flirty on text and showered me with compliments and sent each other snaps and nudes and said all the sweet things … Continue reading #1037: “What should I do when the guy I like ghosts on me?”

It Came From The Search Terms: Summer Pledge Drive Edition

I had a bunch of travel in July and never got that month's version up. So, here's another round of that thing where we answer people's search engine queries like blog questions. 1 "Awkward coworkers who wont get hint

." Hints don't work. They just create a sea of plausible deniability for clueless people to splash … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Summer Pledge Drive Edition

It Came From The Search Terms: Endless Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EVhiBGvVFc Video: Snappy dance music, Polish soccer, what's not to love? It's that time again, when we answer the things people typed into search engines like they are questions. 1. "Dating a Midwestern man" High probability of at least one of these things going on: beer, cheese, beards, & warm, burly hugs. What's not to … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Endless Summer

#1001: “Let’s open up our marriage so I can sleep with this really untrustworthy person!”

Dear Captain Awkward, Recently, my husband and I have been talking about taking a step to be more open in our relationship. We had made attempts to do this before, but we sort of jumped in without enough discussion and then had to pull back because if something hadn't been explicitly outlined for him as … Continue reading #1001: “Let’s open up our marriage so I can sleep with this really untrustworthy person!”

#983: “How do I comfort my friend…my sexy friend…who lied to me about having a girlfriend…about his recent breakup with that girlfriend?”

Hey Cap! Okay so this is going to be a little complex, but  I hope that you could maybe provide some insight on the situation.  I met a guy online (a long-distance situation) and we've been in contact almost daily for a year and a half now. We've gotten to know each other and it … Continue reading #983: “How do I comfort my friend…my sexy friend…who lied to me about having a girlfriend…about his recent breakup with that girlfriend?”

#959: “How much fighting in a new relationship is too much?” Spoiler: THIS IS WAY TOO MUCH/OH GOD BREAK UP NOW

Putting this one behind a cut for some sexual coercion. Hi Captain, Long time reader, first time question. I met this girl who seems really great, and I like her a lot-she’s attractive, smart and romantic. But we keep arguing about sex. We were having sex last night and I wanted to stop. Nothing was … Continue reading #959: “How much fighting in a new relationship is too much?” Spoiler: THIS IS WAY TOO MUCH/OH GOD BREAK UP NOW

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