People are always telling me I could be attractive if I wanted to, and I acknowledge the truth of this - thing is, I don't want to. I don't care about my appearance beyond being clean and presentable. I'm not interested in putting more effort in just to please other people, and I'm perfectly comfortable … Continue reading #397: Pretty should be optional.
Tag: Reader Questions
#202: My job is making me miserable, but I don’t know how to quit.
Dear Captain I am a lawyer (not in the US). I've been practising for just over a year now, after completing my degree and practical training part-time whilst working for my current firm as a secretary and paralegal for the past six years. I have always harboured doubts about whether I was cut out to … Continue reading #202: My job is making me miserable, but I don’t know how to quit.
Reader Question #12: How do I deal with my boyfriend’s ex-from-hell?
Dear Captain Awkward: So, it's like this. I met a great guy, and get this, it's one of THOSE love stories where the girl winds up with the guy she went to school with, it was him all along! Hurrah for fairy stories!!! So, all well and good and life is great with us, … Continue reading Reader Question #12: How do I deal with my boyfriend’s ex-from-hell?
First reader question: Friends With Money
You guys! An actual question from an actual real-life reader! Dear Captain Awkward: I don't have a lot of money (like, in debt right now?) but friends keep inviting me to eat out with them. Sometimes these people are from out of town; sometimes I am going to meet someone for lunch near their office, … Continue reading First reader question: Friends With Money