#1216 and #1217: The Weight Of Parental Love and Things And Time And “Help.”

Dear Captain Awkward; Hello! I am 48 years old, pronouns she/her, and having trouble with my parents, specifically, my mother and her hoarding. My mom is trying to give more stuff to me than I can handle, and the lever she pulls to make it more painful is, "but it was your grandmother's." if I … Continue reading #1216 and #1217: The Weight Of Parental Love and Things And Time And “Help.”

#820: “Six months in and things are not good.”

It is the return of the Winter Pledge Drive here at Awkward Enterprises, where I rattle the tip jar and invite people to throw in a few $ if you like what we do here. You can contribute via PayPal, Dwolla, or (new!) cash.me/$CaptainAwkward. Your generous gifts help me keep the site going. Now to today's question, which … Continue reading #820: “Six months in and things are not good.”

#283: “How do I tell my parents I’m not moving back home with them after graduation?”

Good Afternoon, Captain A, I'd like to ask you for help. Specifically, I'm having a hard time dealing with my parents. Let me explain the situation. I'm currently twenty, a rising junior in college, and planning to study abroad next semester. The school that I currently attend is around a thousand miles away from home, … Continue reading #283: “How do I tell my parents I’m not moving back home with them after graduation?”