#571: How do I get my brother-in-law to stop making me feel like crap?

Dear Captain, My brother-in-law is a joker. He's a very nice man who gets along with everybody, an extrovert. He loves to joke with people, and he usually gives nicknames or uses a personality trait for humor. This is fine most of the time, but the "thing" he chose to use with me hits too … Continue reading #571: How do I get my brother-in-law to stop making me feel like crap?

Reader question #72: A long and harrowing tale of dealing with emotional terrorists.

Dear Captain Awkward, I just had the weekend from hell. There was really no foreshadowing that the weekend would work out so horribly, but now that it has, I feel like it's foreshadowing an even more hellish future. I recently relocated with my partner to a beautiful, comfortable city about 2800 miles away from the … Continue reading Reader question #72: A long and harrowing tale of dealing with emotional terrorists.