Getting Consent (Or: Turning A No Into A Yes)

Getting consent is a pretty big deal when it comes to dating. It’s not just about sex; it’s also about not continuing to intrude in where you’re not wanted. That’s why there’s always a lot of interest in trying to turn a “no” into a “yes”. The problem is, trying to change someone’s mind is, in […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Does The Sex Get Better?

Hey Dr. NerdLove, I’m a sixteen year old girl who is dating a massive gaming nerd, and while I’m pretty into gaming and anime myself, I find it insanely hard to relate to a lot of the conversations we have. I love him to death, and it’s never that I get bored during the conversation, […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Non-Monogamy Blues

Hi Dr. NerdLove! I am in a happy relationship of nearly 5 years, I love my girlfriend and we are both very happy. Around 1 year ago I felt like I needed more close relationships with other people. I told my girlfriend I was polyamorous and that although I loved her, I wanted more than […]

How To Get Laid (Without Being A Fuckboy)

If you’ve spent, oh, any time online, you’ll have come across the term “Fuckboy”, especially when it comes to dating. In one of the more fascinating (if you like semiotics and lexicography) examples of linguistic migration, fuckboy was first popularized by Cam’ron in the song “Boy, Boy” and spread out from there to other artists’ […]

What To Do When You’ve Been Cheated On

Out of the many perils that couples face over the course of their relationships, the specter of being cheated on is one of the most common – and most anxiety-producing. Infidelity within a relationship is one of the few sins that almost everybody agrees as being always wrong – upwards of 80% of people will tell you so. […]