Hello Captain! I have an situation that I don't think has been discussed: how do you deal with Stranger Mansplainers when you are a lady doing things normally associated with manliness & they can't fathom how a lady could figure out how to do such things? For me: I am a lady & I participate … Continue reading #709: Stranger Mansplainer Danger
Hi, Captain and company, Recently I was reading through your archives and I found a great discussion on how to deal with a parent's significant other who co-ops all conversations into another round of 'Who's right-er?' with the answer always being "me." (of course I cannot find that question now to give you context) You … Continue reading #705: How do I wrestle family visits and conversations back from Uncle Pundit?
Hello Captain Awkward & Team! A couple of years ago my mother met a new partner, A. He has many fine qualities such as being handy with building things, generous with his time and always willing to lend a hand. He makes my mother very happy and I am happy for her. He is also … Continue reading #497: On “keeping the peace” with an unlikeable mansplainer