How To Touch Her


Learning how to flirt and touch a woman in a way that is both consensual and sexy is a fine art. Dr. NerdLove gives guys a primer.

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Making First Dates Fun Again

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David Baxter has a couple of novel ideas for taking the stress out of first dates.

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Why Rekindling the Flame is a Dummy Mission

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Dennis Williams suggests that opening up the past is something that should be done with caution, if at all.

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Here’s How We Remain Consciously Coupled


Lauren Lobley was afraid of falling madly in love. Now, she and her husband are happy and in love. What’s their secret?

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14 Things You Must Teach Your Son about Sex

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Andrew Smiler highlights 14 aspects of sexuality that every parent should teach their sons.

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Men Defining Masculinity: It’s Not About Sex

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In surveys of nearly 40,000 men in 13 countries, character, self-determination, and work topped the list of what defines masculinity.

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The Courage To Change—To Let Go Of Love

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Graham Phoenix writes to a close friend about why the relationship the friend sought did not happen, about what his friend wants in life now.

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Being Socially Awkward Is Not An Excuse

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Dr. NerdLove explains that it’s not bad to be socially awkward, but it IS bad to refuse to respect people’s boundaries and use social awkwardness as an excuse.

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Building Strong Relationships: Managing Problems vs Solving Problems

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Chris Cowan proposes that in a healthy relationship, “I need you” can be just as true as, “I’m fine without you” – in fact, they’re even more true when you put them together.

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Human Sexuality Is Complicated

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The way we talk about sexuality and gender has changed dramatically in the last decade. Hank Green offers a friendly primer.

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The Misadventures of Dating When Queer and Crippled

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Andrew Morrison-Gurza shares a few of the questions that he’s gotten on first dates in hopes of sparing others these awkward moments.

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4 Ways to Lose a Woman’s Trust


Showtime explores 4 deadly mistakes people make in building trust.

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10 Things This Therapist Wants You To Know Before You Get Married

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Dr. Bill Cloke has worked with many couples in his long career, and there are few things he thinks you should know about your partner before you tie the knot.

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How to Rescue a Single Mom

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Katherine Logan longs for a day when dating a single mom is something normal, not special or heroic.

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Yes, You CAN Ace the ‘Defining the Relationship’ Talk

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Dr. NerdLove helps guys with the dreaded DTR talk, and explains it’s only dreaded because most guys haven’t learned how to do it correctly.

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Which Pain Will You Choose?

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Nate Bagley reminds us that we cannot escape pain, but we can choose whether our pain is from fear or if it’s from growth.

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