Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Read These Mixed Signals?

Hello, Doc. This one is going into the “what the hell is going on with my ex” category. You see, we broke up about seven months ago. I was devastated for a while, but managed to heal, more or less (you helped a lot with that, in fact; thanks!). I am currently going out casually […]

Better Communication Can Save Your Relationship

One of the most important skills when it comes to relationship maintenance is communication. However, if you’re not careful, communication can actually make relationship problems worse. For as much as we’re taught that communication is the key to solving all of a relationship’s problems, it remains one of those areas where couples have vastly different ideas of […]

How To Share Your Unpopular Opinion (Without Being An Asshole)

Occasionally I like to take a step sideways from my usual remit about dating advice and focus on something a little different. In this case, it’s very simply avoiding being an asshole to others. Spend enough time in any community or social circle – whether online or in person – and you’ll inevitably hear people […]

The Power of Uncertainty

One of the things I like to do as a dating coach is to keep up with the latest research on relationships and dating. So naturally, I like to read the latest studies coming from esteemed peer-reviewed journals such as, er. Esquire Magazine. Joking aside, the article Here’s What Happened When Our Bosses Forced Us […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Fix A Clueless Communicator?

Hello Dr.NerdLove, I’ve got a communication situation that I’m hoping you can give me some advice on. I’m poly, happily married and have been dating my boyfriend for three months. My boyfriend is sweet, smart, cute and we have a lot of fun together. I feel comfortable and safe when I’m with him (which does […]