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 […]

How To Be Funny

How To Be Funny

Despite what people will tell you, the ultimate universal attractant when it comes to dating is very simple: be funny. The oldest dating cliché in the book is that women want somebody with a great sense of humor. And it’s true – the people you see who can “punch outside of their weight class” (as it […]

5 Dating Tips For Short Men

Short men are screwed when it comes to dating, right? After all: most things in your dating life can be worked on and improved upon, but the cold hard truth is that some aspects are set in stone. One of those is height… and there are few other aspects that cause men as much dating […]

How To Avoid Drama In Your Relationship

The less charitable might say "have their head up their own ass."

We talk a lot about “drama” when it comes to relationships and how to avoid it. Drama – in this case, unnecessary or manufactured conflict – is frequently the boogieman of dating; go to any online dating site and you’ll see hordes of people declaring that they’re a “drama-free zone” or have “no time for […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Do I Have To Settle For Less?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Dr. NerdLove, I don’t date much … at all … but read your page regularly as it’s helped give me some perspective on many of my dating frustrations. About a year ago when I met this very attractive and very interesting woman through work, but didn’t think too much of it. For the record, […]