Hi! I am 28, she/her. My sister in law ("A") is also 28 and my brother ("D") is 31. I have a question about gift etiquette. Last year on my birthday, A and D gave me a bunch of used DVDs. They got me slightly damaged copies of a couple movies and every season of … Continue reading #1237: “What to do about deliberately bad gifts?” A post about letting go of some etiquette rules when they no longer serve you.
Dear Captain, A year ago I (she, 26) made a male friend (25) over OkCupid. We were both just looking for new people to hang out with, I was lonely after moving to a new city, and also happy to make a male friend because all my other friends are female. We started hanging out pretty regularly, just … Continue reading #1157: The Purple Dildo of Broken Friendship
Hello, it's time for the day where if you are single you feel pressure to be in a couple and if you are in a couple you feel free to do something "special" and romantic that will satisfy the other person's secret unspoken hopes and expectations for what Valentine's Day should be like. The potential … Continue reading Oh, crap, Valentine’s Day.