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 […]

What’s Really Wrong With Nice Guys – Entitlement, Nerds and Neanderthals

One thing you learn quickly in the dating advice business: some topics are more or less evergreen. And with the recent explosion on social media, it’s a good time to talk about one of my favorite topics: Nice Guys. After all, what better way could we ring in a new year than by looking at […]