How To Not Be Creepy

How To Not Be Creepy

As Creep Week comes to a close again and we all start to feel like it’s safe to get back into the dating pool, I want to talk about the fear of being labeled “creepy”. There are a lot of people – mostly the socially inexperienced – who worry about being called “creepy” by women and [...]

Finding True Confidence

There is, however, a noted correlation between popped collars and the transition from "confident" to "douchebag".

Straight talk time: confidence is sexy. Someone who lacks confidence – even if he looks like a GQ cover model – is going to be considerably less attractive than someone who may not have perfect facial features but does have abundant self-esteem. This isn’t just “rah rah self-esteem” feel-good bullshit; confidence actually alters how people see you. In a [...]

It’s OK To Be Single

Cheers.

Friday was Valentine’s Day – or as I like to call it, “the Holy Day of Lover’s Obligation” , which of course is an absolutely miserable time to be alone. Whether you’re trying to co-opt it with a cutesy “Gal-entine’s day” or “Pal-entine’s day”, an anti-V-day party or just sitting at home hating the world, [...]

Defining A Modern Masculinity

Defining a Modern Masculinity

I spend a lot of time thinking about masculinity and what it means to be a man. It’s a natural consequence of the job, to be honest; a lot of dating is caught up in the ideas of traditional gender roles, of the man as aggressor and female as receiver, of male and female sexual [...]

5 Simple Ways To Jumpstart Your Life

5 Simple Ways to Jumpstart Your Life

One of the hardest things  about self-improvement, especially when you’re trying to fix your dating life, is feeling like you’re getting nowhere. Now to be fair, change takes time and more often than not, you’re trying to overcome the habits of a lifetime… but that’s cold comfort when you can see that new life waiting [...]