The Truth About Casual Sex (and How To Get it)

"I don't get it. How could porn have lied to me?"

One of the oldest canards – something I’ve written about before, in fact – is the idea that women don’t like sex, especially casual sex, as much as men do. It’s the subject of many a heated debate, the punchline to hacky comedians’ jokes and the background noise in movies and sitcoms since pretty much forever. […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Have A Crush on My Best Friend. Now What?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Hey there, Doc Recently I turned fifteen, and met this girl four months ago through mutual friends. As I talked to her I realized we shared the same taste in music, films and sense of humor. She was really nice to me and we have talked very often ever since. About two months ago I developed a pretty big crush on her. […]

Wednesday Open Thread: Post-Apocalypse Edition

It’s Wednesday which means that it’s time for the Doc to pass out in his office with his latest four-color fix. Meanwhile, the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments section for their own nefarious purposes. This week’s suggested topic:  Mad Max: Fury Road is a glorious symphony of post-apocalyptic car violence as custom […]

5 Ways You Sabotage Your Love Life

Behind every hot man is a line of people who are absolutely sick of his shit.

One of the most important things I can teach people about dating is simple: dating success is 80% attitude and 20% skill and presentation. No matter how good looking you may be or how suave you may think you are, a shitty attitude is going to sabotage your success and snatch defeat from the jaws […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, My Boyfriend Won’t Grow Up

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Dr. Nerdlove, I find myself in a quandary. I met this amazing girl on various smoke breaks outside of work, as she had business in the same building. We hit it off, and she’s a huge nerd too, but she’s been dealing with a lot of loss at home and has been traveling back […]