It is time to celebrate the mostly-monthly ritual of rounding up the snippets that people typed into search engines to find this place and answering them like questions. Please enjoy this jazzy bittersweet tune about lost love and memory (When April Comes Again, sung by Mel Tormé). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ48CqWjPmM 1 "How to get over a … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: “When April Comes Again”
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Short Answer Friday for 11/2
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
Short Answer Friday/Chat – August 3 – Pledge Drive Concludes
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
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
#874: The #1 Requirement For Someone Being “The One” For You
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
It Came From The Search Terms: February (just under the wire!)
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!)
#652: Operation: How Do I People?
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?
#618: My ex is pushing me out of our friend group.
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.
It Came From the Search Terms: August And Everything After
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
Shall I Compare Thee To a Summer’s Day? July Search Terms
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