Hey Captain Awkward... So! I used to be BFF with this guy. I eventually ended things after it took a turn for the weird - he became incredibly demanding of my time and attention and started telling me things that, frankly, freaked me out. Our friendship ended after we took a trip together, during which I became increasingly uncomfortable … Continue reading #385: My ex-friend and his bullshit lies.
Dear Captain Awkward: About ten months ago, I started a relationship (a really-long-distance relationship with someone I met on a website). At first, and I have to be honest here, I was just fooling around, I couldn't believe that you could actually fell in love with someone you don't even know. He was a "good … Continue reading #371: “How do I end this misery?”
Here be a bunch of letters about dudes who can't let go and the very young women who pity/get stalked by them. Have a website full of cute animal pictures open in another tab while you read this. You're going to need it. Dear Captain Awkward: Came across your 'the art of "no".' post, wish … Continue reading #276 & #277 & #278: A three-for-one stalker (un)special.
Dear Captain Awkward, I'm a high school student, and I had a friend who turned into a stalker. My family, and the school counselor have really helped me through a lot of it. However, I need some help explaining to my friends at school, and the friends of the stalker, of how I absolutely will … Continue reading Question #128: “I’m not being mean, I’m being safe!” or, A primer on shutting down awkward conversations with busybodies.