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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Did I Break Bro Code?

Dear Doc, I have a question about “cock blocking” and the sketchy at best concept of the “bro code”. Okay. So I'm on my way to chill at my friend's house, and he tells me he has a girl over so I ask him if he wants alone time or whatever. He tells me it's fine and that he's not trying to hook up. So we're hanging out and it turns out this girl is really extroverted and … [Read More...]

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Guest Post: An Introvert’s Guide to Navigating Parties

(Doctor's Note: On occasion, I'll have an idea for an excellent topic that I am completely unsuited to write about. Fortunately for me, I have some excellent friends … [Read More...]

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Wednesday Open Thread: Your Zombie Apocalypse Survival Plan

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for the weekly open thread in the comments. This week's suggested topic: the zombie apocalypse. Every nerd has their plan as to … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Get Better At Meeting Men?

Doctor's Note: Occasionally I'll get a question that I don't feel qualified to answer. For example, a reader wrote in looking for some some advice about picking up men - not my area of expertise unless you want tips on how to pick me up specifically. So … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Talk About My Past With My Boyfriend?

Hello Doc, I have a question regarding the appropriate time of disclosure pf past sexual trauma in a new relationship. I was molested as a very young girl: the appropriate timing of sharing my story with new friends and more-than-casual acquaintances is … [Read More...]

Y'know. For kids.

Wednesday Open Thread: Saturday Morning Cartoons Edition

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for this week's open comment thread. Last Saturday marked the first time in nearly 40 years that there were no Saturday morning cartoons. So in order to mark the end of a fundamental part of all of our childhoods, … [Read More...]