Dear Captain & Army, About a month ago, I finally broke things off with a long-term Darth Vader ex I'll call Joe. We officially broke up last year, but spent this summer falling in love all over again, though we kept it completely secret. However, when Joe finally admitted to cheating on me with a … Continue reading #744: Informing someone you’re not talking to anymore about STI risks
Dear Captain Awkward, My question is one of those probably 60% of the people in the room have, but no one wants to ask. (I did check archives but didn't find a close match.) The top line question is, is there any ethical way to build and test the viability of a romantic relationship when … Continue reading #738: Analysis paralysis, crushes, ethics, and risk.
Dear Captain Awkward: About a year ago I made a conscious decision to stop consuming porn. I stumbled across the basic argument that you can't be certain whether or not the people being filmed have been coerced. This coupled with recently having realized that I was/am a Nice Guy(tm) (and being mortified) was enough to … Continue reading Reader question #57: Friends, porn, and ethics.
Normally about this time I'd be posting links to the Shameless Self Promotion Sunday thread, but it looks like that won't be necessary this week. Welcome Feministe and Manboobz readers! I am enjoying your fine and well-spelled comments. I would love to hear more thoughts on how we socialize both men and women to say … Continue reading Reader Question #27: The intern is pregnant and doesn’t want to tell the bosses, which would be cool, except we work with toxic stuff in a chemical research lab.