Hi! This is very sweet, right? But don't spring it on someone the first or second time you meet them. Friend-date people for a little while and if you're meant to be friends you will totally figure it out. Dear Captain Awkward: I ended my first romantic relationship earlier this year. I'm in my early … Continue reading #407: Was I “leading this guy on” when I asked him if we could be friends and then he suddenly showed up where I live?
Dear Captain Awkward, I'm a 20-something who's had a hell of a year. I was in an accident earlier this year and am still recuperating: I've had three major surgeries and have one more coming up. I just restarted therapy for childhood trauma, and I have moved several times this year due to bad roommate … Continue reading #399: “But you oooowe me!” — entitlement rears its head again
Amanda Marcotte tells people AGAIN that it's not "shyness" or "niceness" that makes people corner other people in elevators late at night. She is correct.
Dear Captain Awkward, I am a Theater Geek. I recently got a short term, temporary job teaching Theater to budding Theater Geeks at a university. My contract is for one semester; I'll be done here in May. It's the tradition at this university to have a party after the closing performance of each production. Cast, … Continue reading Reader question #31: Today on Entitled Asshole Theater: Professor Crybaby