Yes, meeting women can be hard. But the coerciveness of the nature of pick up artist is all wrong.
Harris O'Malley provides geek dating advice at his blog Paging Dr. NerdLove, as well as writing the occasional guest review for Spill.com and appearing on the podcast The League of Extremely Ordinary Gentlemen. He can be found dispensing snark and advice on Facebook and Twitter (@DrNerdLove.)
Dr. NerdLove is not really a doctor.
The best part of never having had a girlfriend is that you get to start from the beginning, with a few bits of wisdom from Dr. NerdLove to help you along.
Dr. NerdLove debunks every myth you’ve ever read about what women want, and proposes a simple and effective alternative.
Yes, it’s scary to approach someone, but sometimes it’s scarier being approached. Dr. Nerdlove gives five examples of when to steer clear of making advances.
Jealousy isn’t just feeling possessive. Dr. NerdLove investigates the role of self-esteem and masculine identity in how jealous we become.
Harris O’Malley looks at the victims of abuse who are often ignored or even made fun of – men – and reminds them that it is not their fault.
Yes, there’s actually science in the debate about whether personality or looks matter more. Dr. NerdLove explains.
Dr. NerdLove talks about the problems with the way we think about male virginity…and how to fix our toxic thinking.
Having an open relationship isn’t as simple as it may seem… Dr. NerdLove breaks down one man’s mistake to help us all learn.
Harris O’Malley explains the ways in which real, true friends can not only make you happier, but can greatly improve your health.
Yeah, we know being attractive matters in dating. But did you know there is a LOT you can do to increase your appeal? Dr. NerdLove explains.
The old you would never believe it.
Approaching 80 years strong, Reverend W Wilson Goode, Sr., still serves the community.
Poverty, violence, sexism, racism – all of these and others compound the messy and complex realities tackled by social workers.
All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.
Funny, sweet video about the value of guys and girls being friends.
Less can come in many forms. You can have fewer things, you can do fewer things, you can use fewer things, you can focus on fewer things.
Thaddeus Howze knows what it’s like to eat pavement, have his glasses cracked, and made to bleed because he “fit the description”, so this video strikes him to his core.
The fact that our leaders still meet black anger with riot shields and stun grenades is a clear sign that we don’t yet know how to fully care for each other.
Look out Eminem. This dad can really rip it up!
Hart Reiniger tells the story of his dad, his ultimate hero despite having to rectify feelings for the man he idolized against the one who cruelly rejected him as an adult.
We know sexism hurts women. But we need to be reminded that it hurts men, too.
When men hear “good job”, they’re brought into the light. That can be the most vulnerable place to be.
Dave Lesser breaks down the best- and worst-case scenarios that could result from some of his more questionable parental lessons that he’s been passing down to his children.