#579 and #580 “I’m so sorry for your loss” “No loss, really!”

Hi Captain! What do you do when someone who treated you badly dies? I went to school in a small town, an “everyone kind of knows everyone somehow”-type place. This isn’t really my type of place, and I left to attend a big university in a big city. I return to the town during breaks, … Continue reading #579 and #580 “I’m so sorry for your loss” “No loss, really!”

#464: My mom died and my dad started having sex with men. A LOT of men. Should I talk to him about it?

Dear Captain Awkward, My mom died suddenly and unexpectedly 2 months ago. My parents had been married almost 40 years. A month after her passing, I accidentally discovered that my dad has been sleeping with multiple men he meets on the internet, at the gym, etc., and that he is also having sex in public … Continue reading #464: My mom died and my dad started having sex with men. A LOT of men. Should I talk to him about it?

Reader question #104: His wife died. Does that mean I have to be his constant comforter?

Dear Captain Awkward, I've come across a situation that has really stymied me and I wonder if you can help.  I had a friend many years ago who was sweet as pie but who could sometimes be a little needy and suffocating.  I think he had a pretty serious crush on me, but nothing ever … Continue reading Reader question #104: His wife died. Does that mean I have to be his constant comforter?