Continued from the previous post to give me more time to think and help you rest your scrolling fingers. Click below the jump for: Not automatically taking on new volunteer responsibilities when others pile them on, talking to kids about fatphobia and disordered eating, supporting a friend with an alcohol addiction, and bouncing back when … Continue reading May Answers of Varying Length to Short Questions: Part 2 of 2
#776: “How do I help my recovering friend navigate a visit with his abusive family?”
Hi Captain My best friend, "Toby" has been living in my city for about a year now and over that time he's gone from being homeless and alcoholic to having a sweet flat and ten months of sobriety under his belt. I'm trying to be as engaged in his recovery and support as possible because … Continue reading #776: “How do I help my recovering friend navigate a visit with his abusive family?”
#607: Do I have to stop drinking entirely because my boyfriend is in recovery?
Dear Cap, The first date I had with him, we both ordered water--I feel awkward having a glass of wine with dinner if the other person isn't having a drink too. It took three dates, when I suggested touring a brewery that I'd wanted to check out for ages, when he told me that he … Continue reading #607: Do I have to stop drinking entirely because my boyfriend is in recovery?
#341: Help me get a girlfriend, Captain!
Greetings captain! No matter what I do or say, I can't get a girlfriend. I'm 18 years old, and I have never hugged, kissed, or been liked by a girl. I have never been on a date, or had any real chance of getting a girlfriend. I'm mildly autistic, I have ADHD, and am EXTREMELY socially … Continue reading #341: Help me get a girlfriend, Captain!