Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Boyfriend Is Poly… And I’m Not

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Doc, I am 10 months into a relationship with an absolutely wonderful guy. We are compatible on nearly every level, the chemistry between us is amazing, he loves my kids from a previous marriage, and we’ve been discussing the possibility of getting married. The problem is that he’s polyamorous and I’m not. He was […]

Wednesday Open Thread: Sci Fi Edition

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for the Doc to lock his office, make some popcorn and fire up his home theater for some bootleg original edition Star Wars DVDs. Meanwhile, the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments thread for their own nefarious purposes! This week’s suggested topic: It’s looking to be a […]

How To Approach Women (Without Being Creepy)

How To Approach Women (Without Being Creepy)

Something that I see a lot of people struggle with when and how it’s appropriate to approach and hit on women. When you’re relatively socially inexperienced, it can feel like tip-toeing through a minefield; if you don’t know what you’re doing, you often run the risk of being creepy by accident. There’s that constant feeling that […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, I’m Obsessed With Virginity

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Fair warning Doc, I don’t know if you or I will be able to distill this into one single question or issue. I have too many questions and too little sexual or romantic experience to properly know what I want. I’m a very confused and sexually frustrated 22 year old (non-religious) virgin male. Being a […]

Wednesday Open Thread: Book Lover’s Edition

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for the Doc to sneak away to his basement recording studio. Meanwhile the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments section for their own nefarious purposes! This week’s suggested topic: The love of books. This week, Vox.com had a piece on Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain, a fantasy […]