Hi Captain, My boyfriend of 2 years and I recently moved across the country from my hometown (and all of my friends and family). He moved there for a job after grad school. For me, this move was leaving everything I knew behind, for him, it was just another move to a place he really … Continue reading #1172: “My boyfriend asked me to relocate to a new city with him, and I asked him to commit to getting engaged to be married. Guess which of these two things actually happened? What do I do now?”
Dear Captain Awkward I have been with my partner for over 5 years now, and I love him to pieces, I can't imagine my life without him, but I am scared that if I propose to him he's going to say no, from what I know we are very happy, and I know that he … Continue reading #567: I want to propose to my dude but the culture is telling me I’m not s’posed to. What if I mess it up? + A Compendium (hopefully) of Thoughts On Lasting Love
Dear Captain Awkward, So, this friend is someone I've known for nearly a decade. We went to college together, we were roommates during and after college together, we've collaborated on work together, we hang out weekly, we have certain holidays we spend with each other . . . that sort of thing. We've had our … Continue reading #381: How do I tell my sad friend I’m getting engaged?