Hello again! Patrons have sent short questions. I have attempted to answer them. Installment 1 is here. This round: How do I deal with my mom's anxiety about my life, how do I tell a roommate that their helpfulness is not actually helpful, how do I preserve a friendship over distance, how do I build a … Continue reading September 2019 Short Question Grab Bag: Part 2
Dear Captain Awkward, I think my partner has a big Geek Social Fallacy problem. We live together in a small house in an expensive area where lots of people live with parents or roommates. So, ever since before we met, he’s hosted huge blowout theme parties for his entire geeky friendgroup. He always encourages them … Continue reading #784: The Geek Social Fallacy Host – Missing Stair Guest Relationship
Dear Captain Awkward, Next Saturday someone I consider to be one of my closer friends is having her birthday party. I have not been invited. I can't help but feel a little bit stung about that. We have a little bit of 'history', I suppose, insofar as I have always liked her quite a bit, and … Continue reading Question #145: I can make a really good case that my friend should invite me to her party.