#816 “A new relationship that should be great is complicated.”

Hi Captain, I've dug through your archives but haven't seen anything specifically on this topic--apologies if I've overlooked something--but I'm wondering what advice you have to give for partners who make the decision to work through a mistake and rebuild confidence in each other. Long story short: I've been dating my partner for a few … Continue reading #816 “A new relationship that should be great is complicated.”

Reader question #83: Do we have to do everything with my boyfriend’s friend?

Dear Captain Awkward - I have been dating a lovely fellow with whom I have an excellent rapport and we both agree we see long term potential in each other. We're quite happy. The awkward thing relates to one of his best friends, a female. I am all about opposite-sex friendships and have many myself … Continue reading Reader question #83: Do we have to do everything with my boyfriend’s friend?