If he apologizes he might shatter into a million little pieces, this is Very Serious!
Hi Captain, Six months ago my husband got a new job. It was a top management position that I thought he really wanted. The application process was very involved and I gave him a lot of help with it. I thought I was being loving and supportive, and that we were working as a … Continue reading #1290: “My husband says ‘my pushiness’ ruined his life.”
"Let's be friends 4-ever" is a wish, not a promise, so it was in the high school yearbook, and so it is at work.
The world is on fire (in some places, quite literally), but it's a weird sort of comforting to know that wedding planning can still bring out the family bullies and control freaks like nothing else.
Please note that all times listed in this post are in Australian Western Standard Time (UTC+8). However people from other parts of the world are very welcome to join us. Fans of Captain Awkward online meetup When: Saturday 5th September 6.30pm – 8.30pm AWST Where:Discord voice (& text) chat – I will add the link to … Continue reading Online Meetup
Please note that all times listed in this post are in Australian Western Standard Time (UTC+8). People from other parts of the world are very welcome to join us - and I'd particularly like to invite any Melbourne readers who are in need of a friendly virtual catch up right now. Fans of Captain Awkward … Continue reading Online meetup
Dear Captain, The situation: I (she/her) am a homemaker and mum to a toddler. I’ve suffered from depression, anxiety, and fibromyalgia for eighteen years, aka my entire adult life and then some. I’m on meds and pretty much a self-care rockstar, but I still spend LOTS of time and energy coping with pain, fatigue, dizziness, … Continue reading #1286: “How do I create good art when life is tough and might not get easier?”
The subject title is the content warning. No graphic details, but the situation is exactly that bad.
Sometimes your brain just wants to be obsessed with somebody for a while. Hi Captain, My now ex (he/him), and I (she/her) broke up at the end of May. It was pretty much mutual. He asked if we could stop being exclusive for a while (we were long distance). I was already having other problems … Continue reading #1284: “I have to see my ex again in a year and it is a constantly ticking time bomb in my head.”