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#931: "I have said too much. How do you bounce back from social shame?"

Hi,

First I just want to say, I think Ive acted like an asshole. well, I know I have.

I recently had a job, and one of my coworkers was this amazing girl, we hung out a bit and I can honestly say that I had so much fun, she’s smart, she’s funny, I loved our conversations. 1,184 more words

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#927 & #928 Gold, Frankincense, Myrrh, and The Sweet Gift of Breaking Up With Folks Who Just Aren't Right For You

Ahoy there Captain!

My boyfriend, who I met online through a mutual friend, and I have been dating for about two years now. When we first started talking online, we lived on opposite sides of the country and were in a long distance relationship for over a year before I decided to move to the same city as him. 2,085 more words

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#925: "The Muddled Tealeaves of Birthday Presents and the Giving Thereof"

Hey Cap,

This is mostly an attempt to get an outside perspective, as I’m not quite sure if this is An Actual Problem Worth Discussing With Said Person, or if this is just something Jerkbrain is blowing up to be bigger than it is. 756 more words

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lipstick and statistics

Bananas was watching something with many adverts for make up products and there use of statistics (or something like that) got my brain working over the numbers rather than the wonder product. 136 more words

Television Ads

#920: "I have trouble forming or expressing opinions and it's bugging my partner."

Dear Cap’n Awkward!

I have a weird one, I’m hoping you might have some insight. I had a not great childhood, a turbulent teenagehood, and then spent my entire 20s with an abusive husband and a major drug problem. 1,065 more words

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Overthinking It - Music and Time

When we listen to music, I feel like our time perception changes. We no longer think in minutes and hours, but rather in song lengths, verses, choruses and bars. 32 more words

Philosophy

#913: "You don't have to quit your day job right this second to follow a creative dream."

Dear Captain,

I’m in my early 30’s. Having spent my 20’s doing the ‘right’ things (college -> law school -> office job), I have now recognised what was clear all along, namely that this is not for me at all, and that maybe that’s okay. 1,270 more words

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