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#970: "Dance class and stranger-sweat" or "How to tell someone they are stinky: A review."

Hi Captain,

So, I’ve been attending a salsa dance class the last few months. The class is structured so that you are welcome to come as a single person, and the participants shuffle through partners throughout the class. 3,202 more words

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On the Enduring Power of You Know My Name

It’s not often that a celeb death hits me, but seeing that Chris Cornell had passed away definitely qualified. I mean, he was only 52. 474 more words

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That Awkward Moment That Happens Going Through the Door of a Public Building

Should leaving a well-trafficked public building induce anxiety?

Picture this: You’re approaching the exit and readying to push open the door when you turn slightly or maybe use your peripheral vision to ascertain whether a fellow exitee (sic) is near enough behind you that you need to consider what to do with the door after you’ve concluded all the movements you would normally make were you alone in this effort. 490 more words

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There's A Hole in My Bucket List

Yesterday was London Marathon day. Thousands of people put themselves the ordeal of 26 miles and 385 yards of stubbornly putting one foot in front of the other. 797 more words

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Last Year In "Some Bullshit": Something I Will Never Comprehend

{This post was originally written on April 22nd, 2016, for the Broad-cast blog. Now that the Broad-cast is defunct, I thought I’d bring it over here to repost it on the anniversary. 1,510 more words

#953: "I am anxious that I will become like the person who clung to and stalked me."

Dear Captain Awkward,

I am a young woman, eighteen years old now, and studying at university. Three years ago, when I was in secondary school, I had an abusive friendship with a boy named Ned.** 877 more words

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#937: "My manners are being corrected...annoyingly."

Hello Captain, 

      Thank you for reading my question. I´ll try to be quick. I have an issue with my MIL correcting my table manners and grammar. 947 more words

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