Hey Captain! I've been dealing with a rather awkward social conundrum lately, and I'd love some advice. The short version: I need to figure out how to fend off well-meaning questions from acquaintances about my semi-estranged father. The longer version: my dad's an alcoholic person with bipolar disorder, and he's non med compliant. I grew up … Continue reading Question #135: How do I deflect the well-meaning people who ask me about my abusive dad?