Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, My Lifestyle Is Hindering My Dating Life

Hey Dr. NerdLove, I am 26 years old and have been hard on myself for being (mostly) single for the past few years. Many aspects of my life are great. I have a great job in Los Angeles programming video games, above-average physical fitness, a good group of friends, and interesting hobbies. I perform well […]

Wednesday Open Thread: Alien Day Edition

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for the Doc to take off and nuke the infestation site from orbit.1 Meanwhile back home, the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments section for their own nefarious purposes! This week’s suggested topic: Yesterday was officially Alien Day, because 20th Century Fox decided to get in on […]

How To Handle Your Inconvenient Emotions

No matter how much it may feel like our rational side is pure and in control, our emotions find ways of making things even harder than they need to be. We all have moments when it seems like our brain betrays us and our emotions undercut us. You’re having a very serious, intense and necessary conversation […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Can’t I Get Off?

Doctor’s Note: I’m at PAX East this year! If you’re coming to PAX, make sure to come to my panel: Video Game Romance – The Stories We Love, The Lessons They Teach at 8 PM EST in Arachnid Theater! And now, your letters.  Hi, Doc: I am in a nearly perfect relationship with the most wonderful […]

Wednesday Open Thread: Doc’s Con Schedule Edition

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for the Doc to lock up the office and get ready to ship up to Boston. Meanwhile the NerdLove interns and residents are taking over the comments section for their own nefarious purposeses! This week’s suggested topic: Con season is in full swing and this year, I’ll be out […]