Guest Post #496: I No Longer Have Pantsfeelings for the Only Partner I’ve Had

[Content note: purity culture] Dear Captain Awkward, I am married. My husband is a very lovely, supportive man, very devoted and considerate, and a great father to our small child. We've been together nearly a decade, and married for most of that time. We are a good partnership. He was the first person I ever … Continue reading Guest Post #496: I No Longer Have Pantsfeelings for the Only Partner I’ve Had

#303: “I was recently diagnosed with Asperger’s and I’m kind of freaking out about it.”

Dear Captain Awkward: I've always been a little different from most people, and it was only about a year ago that I was finally diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. This came as a somewhat crushing blow to my already dwindling self-esteem. I've honestly thought about suicide numerous times because of it, It just makes me feel as … Continue reading #303: “I was recently diagnosed with Asperger’s and I’m kind of freaking out about it.”

Guest Post: What It’s Like In A Mental Hospital

This is a guest post by Ozy Frantz about recent personal experience in a mental hospital for severe depression after a suicide attempt. If you have trouble reading about those topics, the cut it's behind is for you. _____________________________________________________________________________ Mental hospitals are not scary. I should know, I was in one. A few months ago, … Continue reading Guest Post: What It’s Like In A Mental Hospital

Guest Post! “If I come out to my family, will they stop making offensive jokes already?”

Question:  How is coming out to your family like admitting that you've never seen The Evil Dead in a room full of nerds/filmmakers/filmmaking nerds? Answer:  Those two things are in no way similar. Which is why I called in reinforcements for this question. Please welcome Julie and Jessica, the filmmaking duo known as King is … Continue reading Guest Post! “If I come out to my family, will they stop making offensive jokes already?”

Guest post! “How do I break up with someone right after agreeing to go out with them?” (#131)

Good news, everyone, we've got SexyTypewriter here to teach another reader about the Art of No. If you like hilarious smart people (and I think you do) and if the dating pool sometimes feels like a greenish, swampy, shallow place (and I think it does), read her fantastic blog. She will forever go down in … Continue reading Guest post! “How do I break up with someone right after agreeing to go out with them?” (#131)