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Three Awkward Years: Part II

157: Three Awkward Years: Part II

March 22, 2017 at 12:00AM • 59 minutes • Wiki Entry

This awkward week we're continuing our third year anniversary special and talking about possessive ex-boyfriends, autistic cheese burps, and the coronation of a rice princess. Questions/comments/stories? Visit or call/text 509-AWKWARD!

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Awkward Situation of the Week: Richard upsets a friend over an acne meme.

This Week's Questions:

  • James asks, "Hey, would love to offer my voice to read a question! love the podcast!"
  • Rice to Riches Update!"After speaking to Rice to Riches, they've agreed to allow Bernice to call herself L'il Miss Rice to Riches because they feel she should be able to call herself whatever she likes. They've even allowed us to make her an official certificate with their logo, so we did and it can be downloaded here."
  • Sophia (19/SF) asks, "Hey everyone! I'm a 19 year old straight female. I'll do my best but I just want to let you know that I'm Italian so please forgive my English. First of all I want to thank you all for the amazing job you're doing. Sounds like you're helping loads of people so I thought I might see if you manage to solve my current problem too. So here's my story: I had a two years relationship with a really possessive guy. I've always been with older guys. When we started dating I was 16 and he was 25. At the beginning of our relationship everything was fine and he seemed to care a lot but he slowly became very violent. The psychological violence though was way worse than the physical one. Anyway enough with the sad story. I broke up with him at age 18 and moved to London. Here I'm enjoying my life and the pleasures of casual sex. I am always straight forward with the guys I hook up with and they're usually absolutely fine with just sex. Even though when they ask me to stay for the night every muscle of my body would want to run away, I manage to handle it. What really annoys me is when I meet someone who decides that I shouldn't sleep with other people and starts putting pressure on me. I suddenly start having panic attacks and it's really irritating because I don't want to feel this way for someone that I barely know and have absolutely no emotional connection to. Any advice on how to make them stop?"
  • Big Beefy Hetrosexual Man (15/SM) asks, "hello, I'm 15. so my awkward situation is basically anytime i'm in math class and this guy who sits next to me who is autistic continually mutters and coughs a lot he also burps really fucking loud in my face like he be sitting there and will just foking turn and just unleash the stench of cheese and onion crisps. so anyway he is kinda a friend of my mate's but not really he is always just there. He has been prescribed medication to make him concentrate and when he is on them he is normal, but he refuses to take the medication. What do i do???"
  • Anonymous asks, "What's a good site for making money?"
  • Rayshugga asks, "An awkward challenge."

Special Segment: We give Rayshugga a call!

Final Thoughts: What if your asshole was the moon?

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