#968: “How can I stop fat-shaming myself and enjoy my life?”

Hi Captain! My problem is one that I imagine is very, very common, but I'll start with a little background on my specific situation. I recently started going to therapy for some pretty serious self esteem issues that had led to me isolating myself for a long time. Up until this year I hadn't been … Continue reading #968: “How can I stop fat-shaming myself and enjoy my life?”

#557: That’s just one dude’s opinion/Annual reminder that “why did you break up with me?” is not a question you actually want answered.

Dear Captain Awkward: About two weeks ago, I was broken up with by my then-boyfriend of nearly two years, P. I did not see it coming, at all. A week before, he had invited me to his family’s reunion in the summer, and he had spent the previous weekend with me. P and I met … Continue reading #557: That’s just one dude’s opinion/Annual reminder that “why did you break up with me?” is not a question you actually want answered.

#201: Guest post: How can my girlfriend and I prevent body issues from derailing our awesome love story?

One thing that happens when you make a blog is that you also make friends? And then sometimes you Tom Sawyer those friends into writing guest posts for you. Sweet Machine is in the house today answering a question about body acceptance inside a relationship. Dear Captain Awkward, So's I got a question, which looks … Continue reading #201: Guest post: How can my girlfriend and I prevent body issues from derailing our awesome love story?