Into the A+ Advice Box #30: Lonely, Jealous, and Wrapped up in Pandemic Anxiety

Welcome to the 30th edition of Into the A+ Advice Box, in which we answer all the queer and lesbian advice questions from A+ members who submitted their queries into our A+ ask box because they wanted their questions answered in a space that is not accessible by Google, their mom, their ex, etc. (No guarantees regarding your ex, however.) Previously, we have included such questions in our epic Some Answers to Some Questions You Have Been Asking Us, and in most cases that is still the plan. But some questions were a lot longer or more in-depth and deserved their own place in the sun. Here, the Autostraddle team's doling out advice on everything from sex and relationships, to friend and family dynamics, career questions, style, and more! We’re doing this column TWICE a month, now.

We solicited answers from the whole team, so let’s dive in!

Q1:
Hi Autostraddle Answering Team,

I need some advice around changing my perception that I am doing most of the work in 'reaching out' ...

You've Reached A+ Content!

Reader support is the cornerstone of our business model and it enables us to keep this site and 99% of our content free for everyone. Although we’d never put up a paywall for anything we know is necessary to our community, we do provide bonus content for A+ members like this post, the A+ member advice column and our monthly behind-the-scenes newsletter. It’s our thank you to the A+ Members who are playing a key role in keeping independent queer media alive.

In 2020, 86% of our support came through readers who enable us to pay the incredible LGBTQ humans who make this community run. Your membership contribution helps us to do this.

You can become a member and join the community that keeps Autostraddle working starting at just $4 a month.

Every member makes a difference when it comes to helping Autostraddle thrive, build queer community, and be here for the next person who needs us.

Join A+ Today!

Already a member? Sign in

auto has written 595 articles for us.