Hello! This morning I am voting, picking Henrietta Pussycat up from the vet from her spay, and then I'm answering short questions this afternoon. Review of how it works: Patrons can submit questions at this thread (Advantage: More than 280 characters). Anyone can submit questions anytime via Twitter – @CAwkward, #awkwardfriday. Please use the hashtag, my … Continue reading Short Answer Friday for 11/2
Hello, it's on! Patrons can submit questions here (advantage: 1st dibs, more words). Anyone/Everyone can submit on Twitter (@CAwkward, #awkwardfriday), questions close at noon Chicago time, I answer as many as I can and update as I go between noon and 1pm. Whatever I don't have time for gets held over for next week. Comments … Continue reading Short Answer Friday/Chat – August 3 – Pledge Drive Concludes
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
Dear Captain Awkward, Met this girl through her uncle, have known her for Over 20 months, we've met a couple of times, nothing much happened, but used to keep ourselves updated over texts, she asked me out for dinner or lunch a couple of times, I had important things to address at that point of … Continue reading #874: The #1 Requirement For Someone Being “The One” For You
Once a month I try to answer the things that people typed into search engines to find my blog as if they are questions. It's an exercise in mixed results. 1. if he doesnt want the title does that mean he doesnt want u If you were a Princess and he said "I love you … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: February (just under the wire!)
Dear Captain Awkward, So, I’m turning 30, and I don’t know how to interact with people. I think it’s because I’ve had OCD from at least the age of 9—real OCD, with repugnant obsessions about incest and such, not “I color coordinate my sock drawer”—and like a lot of people I kept it a secret. … Continue reading #652: Operation: How Do I People?
Dear Captain Awkward:I used to hang out with Friend Group, and dated a guy in that group for two years. When we broke up five years ago, I moved to a different neighborhood and saw them less because I needed space and because I was starting to move away from them socially. Since then, I … Continue reading #618: My ex is pushing me out of our friend group.
Let's play the game where we answer the questions people typed into search engines to find this place. Punctuation added. Wording unchanged. 1. "My bf won't choose me over his brothers that are rude to me."I don't know what the nature of this choice is, like, probably your boyfriend won't ever cut off or stop talking to … Continue reading It Came From the Search Terms: August And Everything After
It's July, so time for the monthly "let's answer the stuff people typed into search engines" post. It is, as always, a very mixed bag of topics. 1. "Is my partner's family using my family for money? Help!" I feel like there is a lot of backstory and context here that would be valuable to … Continue reading Shall I Compare Thee To a Summer’s Day? July Search Terms
Hi Captain, I have a friend. He's a reasonably good friend and has been there for me during some tough times. Which is why I feel guilty about what I'm about to say. For the last year or so, we’ve spent a lot of time together chatting and hanging out. We had some sexual tension … Continue reading #587: Renegotiating a friendship with Velcro Victor