I'm putting this one behind a cut. A Letter Writer is dealing with some major work burnout and anxiety, and mentions disordered eating (bulimia) and childhood abuse including sexual abuse in passing (no details, just, mentioned). This is a tricky one. Dear Captain Awkward - So – the most important person in my life is … Continue reading #1198: “How do I deal with work burnout and make my partner* happy?” (*My partner = my boss, who is *a* partner in the law firm where I work)
Dear Captain Awkward: I've been with my partner for close to a decade now. In the past year or three, they've been getting way more into their career, to the point where they are barely home. Even when they are home, they're not dependably home, if that's clear -- they're sometimes present and delightful and … Continue reading #363: My partner’s career is eating all their energy and attention.