#933: “Should two bisexual, polyamorous sisters date the same guy?”

Dear Captain Awkward, Context: My sister and I are incredibly close and talk about everything. We grew up in a Charismatic Christian home. We've spent a long time trying to work out The Right Thing, first as Christians, now on our own. These days we're both happier, but it's still difficult trying to figure out … Continue reading #933: “Should two bisexual, polyamorous sisters date the same guy?”

#921: “Captain, can you e-slap some sense into me, please?” or, 12 steps for getting over a charismatic lying sexy jerkface.

Dear Captain Awkward... I started seeing a man who claimed he and his wife were ok to seek outside relationships. He said the friendship of those outside liaisons was important to him. Seemed on-board; I heard his wife mention one or two outside-the-marriage dalliances. I fell into an emotional clusterfuck with him. I truly didn't … Continue reading #921: “Captain, can you e-slap some sense into me, please?” or, 12 steps for getting over a charismatic lying sexy jerkface.

#919:”Metamour vetoed me, he wants a relationship anyway.”

Dear Captain, This is a bit messy, please bear with me... One year ago, a long time acquaintance, “John”, figured out my interest in BDSM. It turned out him and his wife “Julia”, were a dominant and submissive couple in a polyamorus triad with another woman, who I will call “Katie”. Katie is not a … Continue reading #919:”Metamour vetoed me, he wants a relationship anyway.”

#918: “I’m no longer asexual and feel like I’m letting my community down.”

Hi Captain, Since my adolescence, I've not had sexual desire. I identified as grey-A for a while, and then switched to identifying as asexual when it seemed clear to me that I would not develop any sexual desire. I was happy with this assessment. I have been active in various ace forums since I was … Continue reading #918: “I’m no longer asexual and feel like I’m letting my community down.”

It Came From The Search Terms: November Has Come

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrdI2iC-sYY It's time for the monthly ritual where I answer the questions that people typed into search engines to find this place. 1 "I have a crush on a guy who treats me badly." Crushes can be fun, but unlike what you've seen on Buffy The Vampire Slayer and every other show/movie/comic, love doesn't turn … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: November Has Come

It Came From The Search Terms: September Morn

Every month (thanks to nice Patreon supporters!) we examine the things that people typed into search engines to find this place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVLonpBtkH0 1. "My bf is younger to me by two years and is half bald..but still he criticizes my looks." Criticizing your partner's looks is not a good dynamic. What would it take for both … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: September Morn

#877: “Stop texting me about your questionable exploits, bro.”

Behind a cut for some questionable practices around consent.  Dear Captain, I have a situation I hope you can help with. For the last few years, I had a client that I've had a major crush on. We had a great rapport, shared political views, easy conversation, he'd bring thoughtful gifts as a tip, I … Continue reading #877: “Stop texting me about your questionable exploits, bro.”