Hello everyone! The London meetups outdoors in a park have been going well, but I'm not willing to bet on British weather in October. The good news is that our old venue is open again for this type of activity. Pandemic rules in England now allow us to meet up without restriction, although we still … Continue reading London meetup indoors – October
Hello everyone! Pandemic rules in England now allow us to meet up without restriction, although outdoors is recommended and we still need to be sensible. So, here we go: 18th September, 2pm, Hyde Park. Please bring your own: Picnic blanket or similarAny folding chairs etc. you may want to useFood and drink for yourselfMasks unless … Continue reading London meetup in a park – September
Hello everyone! Pandemic rules in England now allow us to meet up without restriction, although outdoors is recommended and we still need to be sensible. So, here we go: 14th August, 2pm, Hyde Park. Please bring your own: Picnic blanket or similarAny folding chairs etc. you may want to useFood and drink for yourselfMasks unless … Continue reading London meetup in a park – August
"Inside this lady are two bigots, one is capable of acting nice sometimes and the other is not, don't feed either of them with your time, sympathy, or attention."
Edit: my train line has been shut down by an accident so I will be late, sorry I'll get there as fast as I can Edit: now meeting 2pm Hello everyone! Sorry it's been a long time, but to be honest I couldn't cope with yet another online meeting. However, the rules in England now … Continue reading June 12th London meetup in a Park
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Edit: zoom now sorted thanks Hi everyone, Kate from the London meetups here. Apologies for being AWOL so long but I have not had any spare energy to organise anything. I am going to attempt to run a London virtual meetup this weekend, as an experiment. For the first time, I'm limiting this to people … Continue reading London virtual meetup, 21st November
How do you back out when when someone manipulates you - successfully- into something you don't want to do? Plus, help for when you need to ghost a baby and his manipulative parents.
Hi Captain, I am trying to figure out how to still be supportive of my friend continuing on to grad school when I recently had to dropout of my own program due to a lot of different reasons (COVID striking my family, online course-work not being a good avenue for me, extra course-work due to … Continue reading #1282: “I want to support my friend without helping him with all his class assignments.”
How does a gentle reminder about doing your laundry from someone who loves you become an existential struggle? Plus, strategies for changing unhealthy communication patterns that do not rely on *persuading* the other person to change for you. Dear Captain Awkward, What are some good scripts for telling my mother I don't want or need … Continue reading #1281: “Every conversation with my mom is an interrogation of my life choices.”