Dear Capitan Awkward, How do you get over someone? OH MY GOD I JUST REALIZED it's been SEVEN years since this whole story started and I am SO OVER FEELING THIS WAY. UGHHH ok. so SEVEN years ago I started dating someone (X) who had just gotten out of a relationship with (Y). It was … Continue reading #378: How do you get over someone?
Hello! I took a few days off to work at my real job and go to the movies and read books and hang out with my boyfriend. It was awesome and I will be doing more of that + shooting a short film in August. Old business: If you donated to the pledge drive via … Continue reading #312: Aftermath
Dear Captain Awkward, Seven weeks ago my husband of six years told me he wants a divorce. There is no room for negotiation on his side. We've been to a marriage counselor a few times since he told me, and have spent most of the sessions talking about how we'll divide the assets, deal with the house, … Continue reading #250: How do I tell people about my divorce?
A-hoi hoi, Life is a bit awkward for me at the moment – so I thought you’d be my best bet. I had a seemingly-lovely partner, who broke up with me a fortnight ago after 3 years together. I’ve had to move out of our home and the give up all of our shared exciting … Continue reading #228: Breaking up with “The One.”
First, I love this: How do work up the courage to kiss the girl I like? Second, a letter: Hail to thee, O Captain, Perhaps I'm taking a different approach than other letter writers, but I would like your thoughts and judgment on events that quickly transpired this weekend. I had little time to deliberate, … Continue reading #216: I broke up with someone because she cheated on me. Was that sexist?
Dear Cap'n, Hello! I could use some advice. I have been with my girlfriend for four and a half years. I am 23 and she is 21. We have both had a couple of previous relationships, but nothing remotely serious. We currently live about 200 miles away from each other (3 hours by train) and … Continue reading Question #183: Should I break up with my “over-sensitive” partner?
Hello Stranger. So, nearly three years ago, I got dumped. It's not the first time I've been dumped, but it was the only time I've been in love. The problem is that I'm just not coping with it well. I still find myself missing my ex and the conversations we used to have. I still … Continue reading Question #178: “I want someone to kiss and be kissed by.”
Dear Captain Awkward, I recently broke up with my partner. It was actually the best breakup I've ever had, if such a thing can exist: mutual, honest, open, and with what we hope will be a genuine friendship remaining. I'm still sad and I miss him terribly, but I know that it will be okay. … Continue reading Question #177: Fresh Meat Walking
Dear Readers: If that's possible, I know even less about parenting than I do about weddings. Fortunately I know about breakups, and I think this is one of those. But I think the letter writer could use advice from moms in this exact situation, so you if you can help, weigh in. Dear Captain Awkward, … Continue reading Reader question #34: My childcare provider just dumped me.