When It’s Time To Ask For Help

One of the hardest things that a man can do in his life is learn that sometimes he needs to ask for help. It could be almost anything that leads you to realizing that you can’t handle things on your own. You may simply feel like you’re unable to deal with your issues on your […]

The 5 Things You Need To Do To Fix Your Life

"I DIDN'T DIE! YO JOE!"

There’s a truism when it comes to dating: the problems you have in your dating life are a reflection of the problems you have in your daily life. One of key aspects to the NerdLove approach to dating is that the key to having more success in your social life – whether it’s more sex, more […]

The (Positive) Value of Anger

"Anakin, we *told* you that signing up for the Jedi meant lifelong virginity..."

Valentine’s Day (or as I like to call it, the Day of Lover’s Obligation) is coming up this week, and if you’re single or otherwise just wanting to go out to eat, odds are you’re pretty frustrated. In fact, with the world seemingly contriving to constantly rub your nose in your singleness, odds are high that […]

How To Improve Your Willpower

Yes I was going to go there, come on...

Every year we go through a familiar ritual that culminates with a failure of willpower. Everyone makes promises about how they’re going to do something better in the new year and then promptly forgets all about it before the month is even over. In fact, right now, I’m watching the usual influx of New Years […]

Nerds and Male Privilege – Nerds Behaving Badly

We’re two weeks into the new year and it seems to me like the perfect time to talk about an old topic: nerds and male privilege. Last week I talked about MIT Professor Scott Aaronson’s emotionally vulnerable comment about being terrified of women growing up. While this was an excellent example of the problematic Nice Guy attitude, there […]