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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Relationship

What I Wish I Knew Before My First Relationship

A large number of the emails I get for Ask Dr. NerdLove, both here and at Kotaku start off the same way: "I've never had a girlfriend". Many my readers have a lot of anxiety over finding their first relationship. In fact, many feel that they're essentially doomed because they've never seriously ((for suitably variable definitions of "serious")) dated anyone before. They see the … [Read More...]

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"Hey, bro! Got any shreds of self-esteem I can destroy today?"

Dump Your Toxic Friends

There's a quote attributed to Steven Winterburn that I like: "Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in … [Read More...]

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When Two Gurus Collide: Dr. NerdLove and The Art of Charm

Hey folks, I know a lot of you have been missing the Paging Dr. NerdLove Podcast. And hey, I've been missing it too! There might - might be an announcement about … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Talk To My Ex?

Hey Dr NerdLove, Is there ever a place for flat-out ignoring people? Long story short, I met a girl in AA, I was 9 months sober and she was 2 years in. I went through a situation where my girlfriend of six months 1) cheated on me with, and then 2) left me for … [Read More...]


The Myth of What Women Want

One of the ongoing themes here at Paging Dr. NerdLove is that one of the keys of dating success is understanding women - especially what women want. Of course, it's hard to actually relate to women when we're acculturated into an antagonistic … [Read More...]

Tweaking The Comments a Little

Hey folks, I'm tweaking the comments section a little. Since there's been an absolute torrent of comment spam (how many witch doctors and spellcasters ARE there?) and more and more Guests posting at the same time, I've changed how people can post on the … [Read More...]