“Yo, Is This Sexist?” – A Conversation About Feminism and Sexism

Yo, Is This Sexist?

Hey folks,  Today, we’ve got an email that’s a little different. This one resides somewhere between a typical Ask Dr. NerdLove and a Post-Mortem. It’s less a “help me with my dating issues” question so much as “can you explain some things to me?” letter. He has a few issues he wants clarified and rather than summarizing [...]

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

Ask Dr. NerdLove

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 [...]

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

Ask Dr. NerdLove

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 advice in the hope you could [...]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Get Over My Girlfriend’s Sexual History?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Doctor’s Note: I’m working on a new book, due out in 2015 from Thought Catalog. While I’m pounding out the manuscript, Paging Dr. NerdLove is going to be working on a lighter schedule, focusing on reader’s questions. New Ask Dr. NerdLove articles will be going up every Monday and Friday. We’ll be back to the [...]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Does She Keep Flaking?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Hey Doctor, Thanks for the site. I’ve been an avid reader for a while and your advice has helped me understand some things about relationships. My current issue basically boils down to some miscommunication that ultimately led to 1.5 years of going after a girl (yeah, I know) ending quite abruptly. So I met this [...]