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Mar 19, 2016 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: The Longest Read.
I completely checked out after getting to the bit about the offer of parking pass and gas, and... ugh, I'm dozing off thinking about it now.

Regardless of what the rest of the letter says, sometimes people who enjoy spending time together are just incompatible relationship-wise. Forcing that relationship to work anyways just causes misery for both people involved. End of story.
Feb 20, 2016 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: The Awkward Boy.
@12, In case you ever see this (as it is months later but I was just sometimes going back over old posts of mine, as I do sometimes): It's a handful of things: Her obsessions with particular pop culture figures she wouldn't shut up about, a creepy fascination with the Jonas Brothers despite being in her late 30's, going out of her way to talk about people we knew a decade ago and wanting to know if I knew how they were doing despite my repeatedly telling her I'd stopped talking to them years prior. I think the final straw was the conversation we had about a friend of hers who claims to be fey-blooded and can do magic, and she believes it fully and sincerely despite the lack of any evidence outside of her own head.
Feb 20, 2016 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: The Career Counselor Is In.
How much you want to bet this kid has an online boyfriend out in California who put the porn bug in his ear? One who'll pick him up at the bus station and sell him to the nearest sleazeball and move to the next the moment he gets out there?
Feb 2, 2016 MythicFox commented on Iowa Caucus Results.
Hillary's campaign has been declaring victory and paying off the media to do it on her behalf since this whole thing started. I'd be willing to vote for her over pretty much anyone the GOP will let get in front of a camera (I'd be willing to vote for a blind, three-legged dog over anyone the GOP will let get in front of a camera), but she's been running this with the same gusto as the GOP even if the message is less inflammatory.
Jan 30, 2016 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: Debt and the Maiden.
I think some folks here are underestimating just how much arcane bullshit colleges and the student loan system pull to spring more debt on you, make sure you're financially enslaved for life, and all that. If you dig into it, you'll find a lot of financial supervillainy beneath the surface.

It's all too easy for someone to look at how heavily they've been hit, figure "Fuck it, I'm never going to do anything more than tread water until I die, this will never be paid off" and just stop counting. That's how you lose track of $90k in debt.
Nov 11, 2015 MythicFox commented on Savage Love.
@10 -- I think it's a matter of the amount of friction involved, long story short.
Nov 5, 2015 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: The Awkward Boy.
I know a bit about what this is like. Not exact, but close enough. I was in an on-again-off-again long-distance FWB relationship with someone. We'd get together a couple of times a year at conventions, hang out, sometimes screw around, but she drove me nuts about half the time. But there was a part of me that liked what we had, and she was absolutely in love with me, so I decided to set things up so we could spend a bit of time together away from the stress of a convention and see once and for all if we were genuinely compatible. So I drove the few hours to her house, picked her up and brought her home, and we spent a couple of weeks together (and yes, a convention was part of that vacation).

And it just didn't work out. We have a few common interests, there's enough there for a friendship, she's eager in bed, but relationship-wise we're just completely incompatible. She drove me fucking nuts. By the time I drove her home, it took almost everything in my power to not just dramatically spin the tires and tear off down the road like a cartoon the moment she got her stuff out of the car. We still talk every now and again, and sometimes I privately lament that we couldn't make it work, but them's just the breaks.
Sep 28, 2015 MythicFox commented on Curtain Falls on Carly Fiorina.
@3 -- I imagine it's because people wanted to make sure everyone saw them trying to save her, or at least mentally associate them with her. Just in case.
Aug 25, 2015 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Married Woman.
More than a few folks are missing the fact that what she found wasn't on the actual phone. It was in his email. She used the phone's stored login info to get into it, but in terms of snooping it's the same as using his laptop behind his back.

It's not something she found by accident in a part of the phone she was supposed to be looking at. It's something she actively went looking for.
Jun 13, 2015 MythicFox commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: Monogamous Commitments vs. Monogamous Ultimatums.
I think Dan's giving these people too much benefit of the doubt. Even if it is just circumstances weighing things down and her ability to re-agree to a monogamish relationship is possible, this guy's on the verge of either coming to hate this woman or give her reasons to hate him. That can't possibly be any less 'unconscionable' than amicably stepping away while it's still possible.

And even if, as Dan seems to think, it's possible things to come back around to the way they originally were -- and to be honest, I can't begin to imagine that actually being possible -- I think they still need to sit down, have an adult discussion about this relationship winding down, and just cohabitate as friends while they figure out how to divide things up. If there's still a spark to be rekindled or a compromise to be made, they might be able to figure it out while the pressure's off regarding a shared sex life. If not, then they're already on their way to finding a way out of this before they learn to despise each other.