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How To Make Small Talk (For People Who Hate Small Talk)

Small talk. Just the words fill people with existential dread. It conjures up images of being stuck at a party or networking event and getting caught in the awkward conversation loop where nobody can think of anything to say. It's the worst part of any first date. It is 100% pure undiluted cringe in social form.   But for as much as we dread small talk and wish … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Boyfriend Is Poly… And I’m Not

Dear Doc, I am 10 months into a relationship with an absolutely wonderful guy. We are compatible on nearly every level, the chemistry between us is amazing, he … [Read More...]

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Wednesday Open Thread: Sci Fi Edition

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for the Doc to lock his office, make some popcorn and fire up his home theater for some bootleg original edition Star Wars … [Read More...]

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How To Approach Women (Without Being Creepy)

How To Approach Women (Without Being Creepy)

Something that I see a lot of people struggle with when and how it's appropriate to approach and hit on women. When you're relatively socially inexperienced, it can feel like tip-toeing through a minefield; if you don't know what you're doing, you often run … [Read More...]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, I’m Obsessed With Virginity

Fair warning Doc, I don't know if you or I will be able to distill this into one single question or issue. I have too many questions and too little sexual or romantic experience to properly know what I want. I'm a very confused and sexually frustrated 22 … [Read More...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Book Lover’s Edition

It's Wednesday, which means it's time for the Doc to sneak away to his basement recording studio. Meanwhile the NerdLove interns and residents take over the comments section for their own nefarious purposes! This week's suggested topic: The love of books. … [Read More...]