Better Communication Can Save Your Relationship

"I'm sorry, do you hear someone talking? I don't hear anyone talking..."

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)

See also: r/KotakuInAction, r/TumblrInAction, r/fatpeoplehate, etc.

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

"I know, right?"

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?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

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 […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Time For A Divorce?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Dr. NerdLove: My wife and I have been married for 3 years now. From the very beginning we had an amazing sex life. Our relationship has always been very sexual, pushing the envelope and sex has always been a big part of my life. We have a 2 year old son together now and […]