Eliminating Neediness

Neediness and clinginess are among the most unattractive traits a person can have. We have an almost instinctive repulsion to needy behavior. Consider the “ha-ha-but-no-seriously” humor of the “overly attached girlfriend” meme. For all the unpleasant wink-wink-nudge-nudge “women are so crazy” implications of the meme, the fear of getting caught up with a needy partner […]

5 Signs Your Relationship Is Already Over

Breakups happen. It’s a fact baked into every relationship: all relationships come to an end until one doesn’t. Sometimes the breakup comes screaming out of the clear blue sky while other times it’s like watching an oncoming train and knowing you’ll never get out of the way in time. But not every relationship ends with a […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, My Girlfriend’s Friends Want To Bang Her

Doc, Short and sweet. I just want to know how unhealthy it is that my girlfriend continues to be friends with all these men that openly want to have sex with her. Concerned

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 […]

Are You Headed Towards A Breakup?

Over the course of your love life, you’re going to have to deal with a breakup. Sometimes you’ll see the breakup coming a mile away like an oncoming train and you’ll realize that there’s no getting around it. It’s going to happen and the only thing left to do is to brace yourself and try […]