Dear Captain Awkward, I have a really great relationship with a really great person. She can spot a logical flaw in an argument at fifty paces, picks up new languages for fun, and has a hobby of organizing elaborate theme parties. I like her lots. But. She is bad at at time. Like, really bad. … Continue reading #1075: Perpetual Time Optimism
Dear Captain Awkward, My girlfriend and I are both in our early 20's and have been going out long-distance for several months. Neither of us are very experienced at dating and this is the longest relationship either of us have been in. It's also the first serious relationship she's been in with a woman. We … Continue reading #274: How do I ask for more support from my emotionally distant girlfriend?
Dear Captain Awkward, I've been in a relationship for over four years now, initially long-distance but much closer for the past year and a half. We went from long-distance to living together in my mother's house, and then, when she went to university in another city, living apart on the weekdays and back together on … Continue reading #189: My girlfriend moved here to live with me and now I feel trapped.
Dear Captain Awkward, I’ve got a thing for this guy who I met through a mutual friend. He lives in another city so I don’t see him all that often [it’s close enough that a lot of people date (and non-romantically commute) between the two cities, but far enough that casual hanging out with friends can … Continue reading Reader question # 65: How do I ask out a friend of a friend who lives in another city?
Dear Captain Awkward, I started dating a woman late last year, but shortly afterward economic circumstances forced me to move to a town a couple hours away. We've been doing the long distance thing ever since, and it's been going quite splendidly, actually. She tells me that she loves me and misses me and all … Continue reading Reader question #61: My long distance girlfriend avoids me whenever I make it to town for a visit. Should I take this personally?
Dear Captain Awkward, I am starting off with the intention of making this short, but I apologize if it becomes long, which it probably will. I just think it would be better if you knew the backstory. It's interesting I promise haha. So I guess I'll just dive right into the issue at heart: How … Continue reading Reader question #58: How do I get my long-distance crush to give us a real chance?