#273: “My kid won’t be visiting you”: Steps on becoming an Emotional Badass

Hello Captain! I am in serious need of some guidance. I'll do my best to keep the background info to being pertinent to the situation. Here it goes. I have a wonderful four year old son with my terrible, emotionally-abusive ex. I left him when my son was a little over a year old and … Continue reading #273: “My kid won’t be visiting you”: Steps on becoming an Emotional Badass

Reader question #121: How do I convince my partner that his daughter needs therapy?

Dear Captain Awkward,  This is our family: My partner, divorced & single dad for 7 years. His daughter, 9 years old, who sees her mother only on the weekends. My son, 7 years old, whose father lives on the other side of the planet (we're fine with that!). Then there's our baby, two months old.  Well, … Continue reading Reader question #121: How do I convince my partner that his daughter needs therapy?

Guest post: “My attractive married friend is unloading on me about the state of her troubled marriage. Maybe I will sleep with her?” (Question #101)

I've got a post up at Feministe today about movie casting and stereotypes.  In retrospect I should have called it "Stop boring the shit out of me, Hollywood." Major Mishap is here once again to answer today's question and take this letter writer to post-divorce friendship school, aka, don't fuck that lady! Dear Captain Awkward: … Continue reading Guest post: “My attractive married friend is unloading on me about the state of her troubled marriage. Maybe I will sleep with her?” (Question #101)