5 Ways To Look Better – Without Going Broke

We all want to look better. The problem is just how to go about doing so. After all, unless you’re willing to undergo expensive, painful surgery, you’re going to have to work with the facial features you’re born with. However, there’s is a very quick and easy way to change how you look – change how […]

Overcoming Your Dating Inexperience

When you write a dating advice column, one of the inevitable questions that comes up is the idea of inexperience. For many men, especially as they get older, dating inexperience is a vicious catch-22. Women – supposedly – won’t date a man with little or no dating experience. Of course that then leads to the […]

How To Make Small Talk (For People Who Hate Small Talk)

Small talk. Just the words fill people with existential dread. It conjures up images of being stuck at a party or networking event and getting caught in the awkward conversation loop where nobody can think of anything to say. It’s the worst part of any first date. It is 100% pure undiluted cringe in social […]

What I Wish I Knew Before My First Relationship

A large number of the emails I get for Ask Dr. NerdLove, both here and at Kotaku start off the same way: “I’ve never had a girlfriend”. Many my readers have a lot of anxiety over finding their first relationship. In fact, many feel that they’re essentially doomed because they’ve never seriously1 dated anyone before. They see the large […]

Make The Right First Impression

Making a first impression is incredibly important. It’s one of the most important parts of acing a job interview. It’s vital for networking and learning how to maximize the utility of your social circle.  In fact, it’s not exaggerating to say that making the right first impression with someone will make or break your relationship with […]