Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Confront My Father?

Hello Doc, Unfortunately, I think I need to talk to my father about porn. I’d really rather not, but I think this might be a real problem. I both live and work with my dad because I am a loser. My dad runs his own business and is well known for giving losers second chances. […]

Fix Your Dating Frustration

Everybody deals with frustration in their lives, especially when it comes to dating. You may feel like you’re doing everything right, but have no progress to show for it. You may watch other people get the dating success you want while seemingly putting in half the work. You may feel like you’re just beating your head […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Can I Grow A Spine?

Hello Doc! I had a question I was hoping an expert could help me answer. I started dating a girl at the beginning of this year. Things were going great, we were highly compatible, she was an interesting conversationalist, and we were both physically and emotionally compatible. Great times were had by all… for about […]

How To Handle Dealbreakers

Every relationship is a matter of compromise. Nobody gets 100% of what they want in a partner; you get anywhere from 60% – 90% and round up because they’re just that worth it. But while some things on our dating wish-list are “It would be nice if,” others are “must haves” and still more are […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Do A Dating Trial Period?

Hey, Doc. I have a… situation, which I would appreciate your advice on. A little more than a month ago, I went on a trip with a good friend (Let’s call her Alice) who I had an interest in romantically. Asked her out on the trip, she said no, we moved on gracefully. So far, […]