5 Secrets To Make People Like You

Facebook is the high-school reunion that never ends.

How many times have you wanted to meet somebody but you were convinced that there was no way they’d like you? Or have you ever wished you could find a way to join a group of cool people and fit in like you’ve always belonged? Ever wish you could be one of those people who can […]

The Power of Expressiveness

"Sure, I'd love to see you again..."

It’s an old cliche that 90% of communication is non-verbal, but it’s true. So much of how we communicate intent and meaning to others is through our actions and our body language rather than our words. What you say and how you say it are two different things; in fact, tone and expression can  alter […]

Understanding Women


One of the attitudes I try to combat here at Paging Dr. NerdLove is the idea that women are strange and mysterious creatures, prone to machiavellian plotting and mercurial temperaments; beings of pure emotion that defy logic who exist on a level of primal chaos. In short it’s one of the oldest Borscht-belt comedy cliches: […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Dance Hall Days

Hi Doc, First let me say I’ve been following your blog for a while now and I’m a big fan.  That being said, let me share my story with you. This past Saturday night I visited the Temple nightclub in San Francisco for a little dancing.  Shortly after eleven I was up on the dance […]

How To Banter (Without Being an Asshole)

"OK... impress me."

Is there anything quite as sexy as someone with wit and a way with words? There’s a reason why a sense of humor is almost always at the top of everybody’s list of most attractive attributes; being able to make someone laugh makes them feel good. Humor builds rapport, and finding things that we both […]