Dear Captain Awkward: My 27 year old son has been in a relationship with his girlfriend for about 18 months. He was living with a friend until a couple months ago, when he and his girlfriend moved to an apartment. Before the move, his friend came to see my husband and I to talk about … Continue reading #533: Can I bar my son’s unlikeable girlfriend from family events?
Things you should know going in: This is a two-for. I am not calm, collected, or unbiased about this topic. #506 Dear Captain Awkward, Been married 14 years, I think happily. We are affectionate, and sympathetic to each other’s problems, and want to help each other out. No kids. My problem is that I’m unhappy … Continue reading #506 & #507: It is 2fucking0fucking1fucking3, so why is it so hard to divide up household chores?
Cap'n! I have a question about RSVP etiquette and other people's family drama. Two other friends (A and B) and I are throwing a baby shower for a third friend (C). We're inviting friends and any of C's extended family who live locally and decided to throw it at A's place, because she has the … Continue reading #478: RSVP/Invitation Etiquette
Hi Captain Awkward, So here's my situation (long, apologies): I have one younger sister who I see pretty infrequently, as I live on the East Coast and she attends school in the Midwest (our hometown is also in the Midwest). We bickered quite a bit growing up and are fairly different people to this day, … Continue reading #382: My sister probably isn’t coming home for Thanksgiving. How do I tell her how hurt I am?