How To Avoid Getting “The Fade”

"I'm just saying, we're both carbon-based life-forms with functioning sets of genitalia! We're perfect for each other!"

One of the trickier aspects of improving your dating life is that there’s always another level to master. It’s easy to assume that once you’ve made it past that initial hump – building a cool wardrobe, getting over your approach anxiety and generally learning how to connect with potential dates – that it’s all smooth […]

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 […]