The Geek Social Fallacies are powerful, but they are not invincible.
#1382: “My mum won’t accept anything I tell her unless it’s been ‘fact-checked’ by my brother or my dad.”
Bold of your mom to set herself up as the sole arbiter of your life circumstances, Letter Writer!
Should you stay or should you go?
Convert "What should I do?" questions to "How will I do the thing I'm most afraid of?" and see how you feel.
#1381: “How to make someone known for going back on their promises put a big financial promise into writing.”
The answer to "how to make someone _____" is almost always, "Sorry, you can't make anybody do anything."
#1380: “He’s been playing games since I told him that I think he’s attractive.”
People* are in the mood for something with relatively low stakes, right?
*Me, I'm People
#1379: Friend is going back on an informal housing agreement.
The problem with informal agreements.
London meetup – June
Hello everyone! So now the weather is a bit better I’m moving the meetups back to outdoors, as that allows as many of us as possible to attend safely. So, here we go: 25th June, 1pm, Hyde Park. Please bring your own: Picnic blanket or similarAny folding chairs etc. you may want to useFood and … Continue reading London meetup – June
#1378: “I want to be her guard dog, but I’m more of a thunder-vest wearing puppy.”
When in doubt, remove pressure and think of learning a new skill as "practice." Content Note: Brief mention of kink in the question. If you're a child and/or the concept of D/s relationships irks you, skip this one.
It Came From The Search Terms: It’s Gonna Be May
Search strings, snap judgments. Comments are on, for a change!
#1377: Hosting two families with different conceptions of time.
In which the Party Planning Committee consists of one exhausted pregnant lady trying to please everyone.