Hello Captain! I'm just going to get right down to it. So I have a close-knit group of friends, including my best friend who we'll call Annie, and a guy who we'll call Sal. They're two of the most important people in my life. Recently, Annie was having issues with her boyfriend who we'll call … Continue reading #328: When something’s none of your beeswax, make it none of your beeswax!
Dear Captain Awkward, I used to have an eating disorder. While I consider myself to be mostly well now, this has left me with some conflicted feelings about dieting. This tends to get awkward when other people talk about their dieting. First of all, hearing someone else talk about how wonderful their diet is, how … Continue reading Question #152: Talking about diets: The “watching paint dry” of our times.
Dear Captain Awkward, I'm a high school student, and I had a friend who turned into a stalker. My family, and the school counselor have really helped me through a lot of it. However, I need some help explaining to my friends at school, and the friends of the stalker, of how I absolutely will … Continue reading Question #128: “I’m not being mean, I’m being safe!” or, A primer on shutting down awkward conversations with busybodies.