Dear Captain Awkward: I am trying to not make this question sound like a pity party, but will probably slip up somewhere. Apologies in advance and gratefulness for making this the space you do. I feel like I am just plain mean a lot of the time. It's confusing because I try to be really … Continue reading #463: Help me stop being mean.
Dear Captain Awkward, Three years ago I picked a new flatmate from a bunch of randoms-off-the-internet and this person turned into one of my besties. Even better, she had a bunch of wicked-cool friends who are now my friends as well, and I've brought my own pals into the mix as well. One of these … Continue reading #446: The Territorial Friend and The Pollyanna Defense
Dear Captain Awkward, I live and work at an isolated location with six other people. We are nearing the end of our work rotation and everyone is wearing a little thin emotionally so that might be partially where this problem stems from. I have a really good relationship with the woman that I spend the … Continue reading #360: My coworker called me a virgin, why did that hurt my feelings so much?
Dear Captain Awkward, Are there times when the FU should not be silent when telling people the STFU? If so, do you have a combat guide for mild-mannered ladies who wear pearls and read a lot of Jane Austen? Wanting to Get out the Sticks and Stones Oh, my ladylike friend, one day you will … Continue reading Reader Question #20: Captain Awkward’s Emporium of Cutting Remarks