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One-Man War Machine

“So how was the stag do?”

“Amazing! Went paint-balling and I absolutely destroyed the opposition. A new side of me came out. I was… commanding. Me! 224 more words

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#654 Am I "sex negative" if I don't enjoy it when my friend brings up sex in every single conversation with me?

Hello Awkwardeers,

I recently got back in touch online with an old friend who I am genuinely excited to be reconnecting with after more than a decade. 1,465 more words


Pilates - A Hard Pill to Swallow

My fiancée dragged me along to a pilates class this week. Pilates is the very worst name for it. I do not pilat, especially not with ease. 548 more words

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#652: Operation: How Do I People?

Dear Captain Awkward,

So, I’m turning 30, and I don’t know how to interact with people. I think it’s because I’ve had OCD from at least the age of 9—real OCD, with repugnant obsessions about incest and such, not “I color coordinate my sock drawer”—and like a lot of people I kept it a secret. 4,117 more words

Reader Questions

What's In a Name?

Hi, nice to meet you. I’m CJ. Only I’m not, of course. That is, called CJ – I am very pleased to meet you. Honest. You’re looking lovely. 498 more words

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The Science of Sharing

Counter to the opinions of Gordon Gekko, greed is not good. Sharing is good. I would have thought this kind of Sesame Street thinking was something he could get behind, considering his entire life is brought to you by the letter G. 324 more words

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Shoreditch and Me - A Match Made in Convenience

I suffer from a common condition of chronic uncoolness. Many people in Britain share this affliction, but go on to lead normal lives. I was one of them – that is until I started living and working in Shoreditch. 290 more words

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