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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is My Girlfriend a Gold-Digger?

Dear Dr. NerdLove, I've have been dating my girlfriend for about four months now. It was some sort of non-official "valentines day" here in my country yesterday and we went to a bar to grab something to eat. of course I paid the bill. I pay the bill 97% of the time. Anyway, my girlfriend bought me a T-shirt. Seems like she really wanted something in return. I didn't get her … [Read More...]

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“Prove You’re A Man”: Violence, Harassment and Toxic Masculinity

<This is co-published with Thought Catalog> So on Monday, I wrote a thing about Christy Mack's assault at the hands of her ex-boyfriend and the slut-shaming … [Read More...]

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Wednesday Open Thread – Your Guilty Pleasure

Another Wednesday, another open thread. Today's suggested topic: what's your guiltiest of guilty pleasures? As per usual: no hate, no trolling. Other topics … [Read More...]

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Christy Mack and the Crime of “Being A Slut”

A quick head's up: I'm going to be talking about the Christy Mack assault. This is going to include some fairly graphic pictures of her injuries and description of the assault that led to her hospitalization. Read on at your own risk. It's been an insanely … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Can You Be An Ethical Pick-Up Artist?

Hey Dr. NerdLove, A long-time reader of your website here! I must say I like your no-nonsense and humane approach to things, although I haven’t really needed your advice the past years. Since I am now in the position that I do, I thought to ask you for some … [Read More...]

Wednesday Open Thread – What’s Your Favorite Book of All Time?

Another Wednesday, another open thread. We've hit the tail end of the summer movie season and the video game doldrums continue until September at the earliest. So let's kick off this open thread with a discussion about one of my favorite topics: … [Read More...]