Ask Dr. NerdLove: Solving The Wedding Woes

Hey Doc, I have a question that is somewhat outside of the normal range, but I respect your view point and I have no one else to ask. In brief-ish, narcissist gas lighting mother is dating the guy that molested me as a small (under 5) child. I haven’t spoken to her in three years, […]

How To Stay Friends After the Break Up

There’s a lot of advice about how to break up with someone with dignity (yours and theirs) and how to survive being the one who gets broken up with. But how do you manage your relationship after the relationship ends? Unless your break-up involved unexpected guest stars, a great deal of screaming and thrown objects, the odds are that somebody uttered those infamous […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Start Dating Again?

Hi Doc: I am much older than your typical reader but I really like the advice you give. I am getting back into dating at 51 and I really think I don’t know what the fuck I am doing. I was married for 13 years with him for 15. I took a while to get […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Guest Expert Edition

Hey everyone, Doc here.  This week, we’re doing something different.  As on Monday, instead of my dispensing the dating advice, we’re have have a guest expert taking the reigns for today. Loretta Jean is a writer, artistic director and -unlike me – on track to an actual doctorate and she’s here to take your questions. Let’s do […]

Your Attitude Controls Your Dating Success

I want to talk to you about your attitude. There’s one commonality I see over and over again among people who have the hardest time dating: they have shitty attitudes. You’ll see it in the way they talk about others, about themselves, about women and the whole process of dating. Everything is pointless, nothing is […]