Hi Captain Awkward, I have a best friend who's already like a brother to me. He's married and they're expecting their first child. However he's still struggling to make his ends meet. Hence I only get to see him once in a while. Usually when we meet, we have good and sometimes profound conversation, but … Continue reading #387: The coffee made me do it.
Behind a cut for discussions of sexual abuse. Hi Captain Awkward, I don't know if you appreciate trigger warnings, since most of what you deal with sounds like it would apply, but this letter is about my dad who molested me. When I was starting puberty, my dad molested me. I told my mom, … Continue reading #386: Facing down a predator.
Dear Captain Awkward, I've been in a relationship with a kind, caring man for the past two years. This is my first serious relationship (yay!) and his second. I've had some experience with casual dating and casual sex prior to meeting my boyfriend, but he hasn't had as much, so his previous relationship is his main point of reference. … Continue reading #306 Secrets, Lies, and Stephanie
Dear Captain Awkward, I spend a lot of time with my partner and his friends. There is an older lady who I shall call Esther who seems intent on saying nasty things about my partner after my partner told her a few years back he was not interested in dating her. I guess that makes … Continue reading Reader question 111: What do I do about the woman who won’t leave my boyfriend alone?