Ask Dr. NerdLove: Did I Break Bro Code?

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Dear Doc, I have a question about “cock blocking” and the sketchy at best concept of the “bro code”. Okay. So I’m on my way to chill at my friend’s house, and he tells me he has a girl over so I ask him if he wants alone time or whatever. He tells me it’s [...]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Get Better At Meeting Men?

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Doctor’s Note: Occasionally I’ll get a question that I don’t feel qualified to answer. For example, a reader wrote in looking for some some advice about picking up men – not my area of expertise unless you want tips on how to pick me up specifically. So instead, I’ve reached out to my friend and fellow dating [...]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Talk About My Past With My Boyfriend?

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Hello Doc, I have a question regarding the appropriate time of disclosure pf past sexual trauma in a new relationship. I was molested as a very young girl: the appropriate timing of sharing my story with new friends and more-than-casual acquaintances is apparent to me in the moment, but I have struggled over when to [...]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: When Do I Tell My Date I’m Trans?

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Hey, Doctor So, I’m thirty, ostensibly male, and have been working on and improving with dating using OKCupid. I also recently realized that I’m trans. I’m not sure yet how far I want to transition to female, even putting logistics and economics aside. However, I still do exclusively prefer women, and assuming I had a [...]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Does She Really Like Me?

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Hello, Dr. NerdLove, I live in NYC. As I am walking on the street over Union square, all of a sudden a girl comes up and stops me to talk about her non-profit company, which helps conserving nature. Now apparently like others she tries to stop others, explains about her organization’s motto to help the [...]