Ask Dr. NerdLove: Non-Monogamy Blues

Hi Dr. NerdLove! I am in a happy relationship of nearly 5 years, I love my girlfriend and we are both very happy. Around 1 year ago I felt like I needed more close relationships with other people. I told my girlfriend I was polyamorous and that although I loved her, I wanted more than […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills

Effective and clear communication is an absurdly important skill to develop. After all, we live in an age of unprecedented mass-communication, one where everybody’s talking. Like, all the fucking time; you can’t open Facebook or Twittergrams or Yik-Yak  ((Ok, now you’re just making shit up)) and not be deluged by 40,000 of your closest friends, all of […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Don’t Make It Weird

Hi Doc, I’ve been reading the advice you’ve been giving many nerds like myself and I must say it is truly great. I come to you today with a problem that I feel is so simple to resolve but I just can’t see the solution (or maybe I don’t want to). Anyways I just turned […]

Better Communication Can Save Your Relationship

One of the most important skills when it comes to relationship maintenance is communication. However, if you’re not careful, communication can actually make relationship problems worse. For as much as we’re taught that communication is the key to solving all of a relationship’s problems, it remains one of those areas where couples have vastly different ideas of […]

How To Share Your Unpopular Opinion (Without Being An Asshole)

Occasionally I like to take a step sideways from my usual remit about dating advice and focus on something a little different. In this case, it’s very simply avoiding being an asshole to others. Spend enough time in any community or social circle – whether online or in person – and you’ll inevitably hear people […]