I wrote a post on my Patreon page today. It's about listening, and how people can really, really suck at it. Take a look if you like.
Dear Captain, I'm a 20-year-old college student and I don't drink, nor will I likely ever drink in the future. My father is an alcoholic, and every family member on his side has some form of substance abuse problem. I know that having a drink now and again will not necessarily hurt me or lead … Continue reading #905: “I’m a college student who doesn’t drink. How can I make my peers understand that without killing the mood?”
As of 12/7 comments on this discussion are closed. Hello Captain! I need a script for talking to my girlfriend about what she wants in bed. She's eighteen and I'm twenty and we've been together for four years. Neither of us really experimented with other people before we met each other, so we've done … Continue reading #401: I can’t tell whether my girlfriend wants to have sex with me. (Spoiler: She doesn’t!)
You guys, Holly is being totally brilliant again. As with the consent culture post, THIS is the world I'm trying to build, where we all use our words and we all get to want things and ask for what we want.
We're going deep into the Jerkbrain today, so let's start with nice things that I love. First, a safe-for-work, short animated film, Address Is Approximate. It's so simple and beautiful, and it punched me right in the heart (in a good way). Next, Holly's post about Consent Culture: A consent culture is one in which … Continue reading Question #176: The Perpetual Seething Mass of Resentment