#956: “How do I reassure someone I love about their body issues without being bitter about my own?”

Hi Captain, My husband, at the ripe age of 35, is losing his hair. He has had luxuriant long locks since he was a young teenager, long before I knew him. He fought multiple administrative battles with his conservative Catholic high school's dress code in order to keep it. He considers it an inextricable part … Continue reading #956: “How do I reassure someone I love about their body issues without being bitter about my own?”

#567: I want to propose to my dude but the culture is telling me I’m not s’posed to. What if I mess it up? + A Compendium (hopefully) of Thoughts On Lasting Love

Dear Captain Awkward I have been with my partner for over 5 years now, and I love him to pieces, I can't imagine my life without him, but I am scared that if I propose to him he's going to say no, from what I know we are very happy, and I know that he … Continue reading #567: I want to propose to my dude but the culture is telling me I’m not s’posed to. What if I mess it up? + A Compendium (hopefully) of Thoughts On Lasting Love

#526: I’m worried that my long-distance fiance a) cheats on me b) is keeping me a secret.

Dear Captain Awkward, I am a 15 year old male and I'm engaged to someone that I met online. I have been dating him for about a year now and he has cheated on me once. Sometimes I get paranoid and ask him if he's seeing anyone right now. I know that I may be … Continue reading #526: I’m worried that my long-distance fiance a) cheats on me b) is keeping me a secret.

#506 & #507: It is 2fucking0fucking1fucking3, so why is it so hard to divide up household chores?

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?

Guest Post #496: I No Longer Have Pantsfeelings for the Only Partner I’ve Had

[Content note: purity culture] Dear Captain Awkward, I am married. My husband is a very lovely, supportive man, very devoted and considerate, and a great father to our small child. We've been together nearly a decade, and married for most of that time. We are a good partnership. He was the first person I ever … Continue reading Guest Post #496: I No Longer Have Pantsfeelings for the Only Partner I’ve Had