These 5 Conversations Will Save Your Relationship

5 Conversations That Will Save Your Relationship

How well do you know your partner? Oh sure, you’re reasonably sure that she’s not secretly a Deep One or an intelligent tapeworm wearing that body like a flesh-suit… but how well do you sync on the make-or-break issues? If you’re like most couples, you may not actually know. Many couples are very quick to assume that they’re […]

How To Deal With Jealousy

How To Deal With Jealousy

Back in the bad old days, I did a lot of things I regret out of jealousy. Pretty much from middle-school onwards, jealousy defined the majority of my waking life. Everywhere I looked, other people had what I thought I wanted in life. Watching happy couples would alternately make me feel lonely and almost sick with envy. […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Quit Being Insecure?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Dr. NerdLove, First off, thank you for your blog, I really enjoy it. Long time reader and you’re the only dating adviser I’ve come across that I agree with 100%. Now to why I’m writing: I have been dating my good friend for six months now, things with him are going really well. Not […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Are We Having Enough Sex?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Doctor’s Note: I’m on vacation this week. But rather than not have any updates or re-run old articles, I’ll be posting extra “Ask Dr. NerdLove” columns. The regular publishing schedule will resume on June 16th. Doctor, please help us. My husband and I are about to reach our ten year anniversary and are in the […]

Getting Space In A Relationship

"Sweetie, you don't need independency any more, you've got me!"

  There are certain phrases that chill the marrow when you hear them in the context of a relationship. “We need to talk,” of course, is the great grand-daddy of them all, along with “where do you see this going?”. But few phrases ring in our ears like a banshee’s wail foretelling the death of […]