Reader Question #6: I’m worried about my sister. She is still very close to our abusive parents.

Dear Captain Awkward, I currently have a kind of weird situation going on with my sister that I really don't know how to deal with. My parents and I are estranged, and after many years of denial and telling myself that it was always my fault (when in fact, it never was, it was just … Continue reading Reader Question #6: I’m worried about my sister. She is still very close to our abusive parents.

Reader Question #4: My friend is dating someone terrible, or, Secrets of The Darth Vader Boyfriend.

  Dear Captain Awkward: A close friend is dating a total loser.  Please give me the magic-spell-words to make him see this and dump him.  Or else the fortitude to watch him marry this creep.  We have already talked about my reservations concerning his partner's character and their relationship.  I don't want to push him … Continue reading Reader Question #4: My friend is dating someone terrible, or, Secrets of The Darth Vader Boyfriend.