Better Communication Can Save Your Relationship

"I'm sorry, do you hear someone talking? I don't hear anyone talking..."

One of the most important skills when it comes to relationship maintenance is communication. However, if you’re not careful, communication can actually make relationship problems worse. For as much as we’re taught that communication is the key to solving all of a relationship’s problems, it remains one of those areas where couples have vastly different ideas of […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, My Boyfriend Won’t Grow Up

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Dr. Nerdlove, I find myself in a quandary. I met this amazing girl on various smoke breaks outside of work, as she had business in the same building. We hit it off, and she’s a huge nerd too, but she’s been dealing with a lot of loss at home and has been traveling back […]

The Power of Uncertainty

"I know, right?"

One of the things I like to do as a dating coach is to keep up with the latest research on relationships and dating. So naturally, I like to read the latest studies coming from esteemed peer-reviewed journals such as, er. Esquire Magazine. Joking aside, the article Here’s What Happened When Our Bosses Forced Us […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Can I Be A Better Wingman?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Hi Doc, I have a question which is a bit different from your usual fare, but I hope you can help me with. I’m a gay man in my 20s and I like to go out with my friends. Many of these friends are single women, who are interested in finding – if not the […]

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 […]