#724: “We may be one big happy (step)family someday, but today is not that day, Dad.”

Dear Captain Awkward: My father and his lovely new partner - she's really nice - recently visited my area. They planned to spend a day or two with her relatives first, but wanted to know if I wanted to meet up with the two of them after that, for a meal at my brother's new … Continue reading #724: “We may be one big happy (step)family someday, but today is not that day, Dad.”

#572: My parents married a lady, but that doesn’t make her my mom, does it?

Hey Captain: This has been a problem for a while but strangely it only occurred to me to write you about it after your recent post on polyamorous parents inviting their girlfriend to their kid's wedding.  I had a lot of feels over that post because I've been having a similar concern. Namely, I hate … Continue reading #572: My parents married a lady, but that doesn’t make her my mom, does it?