Hi Captain Awkward, At a party over the weekend, I met a woman who was so verbally agressive to me, so insulting and so poisonous, that I still feel a little nauseous today. She's the girlfriend of someone who I'll be seeing again and again (he, my boyfriend and I share the same small-world past … Continue reading #402: Do I have to sit through dinner with someone who was a big jerk to me?
Everyone Is Gay just solved a full 20% of my inbox. You can have compassion for your friends, listen to them, give them room to vent and think out loud, be their sounding-boards and secret-keepers. But you don't have to do it endlessly. It doesn't have to form the basis of your friendship or the … Continue reading What do you do about chronic complaining?