Do Looks Matter?

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Dr. NerdLove examines the notion that you have to look like Brad Pitt for women to like you.

You Are Your Own Worst Enemy

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Dr. NerdLove wonders if you’re truly ready to get out of your own way to finding love.

Leveling Up: The Most Attractive Aspect of a Man

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Dr. NerdLove discusses the number one quality women find attractive in a man, and offers tips for how to increase that factor in your life.

Take it Like a Man

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Doctor NerdLove understand that being shot down sucks. But you have two choices: bitch and moan, or deal with it like a man.*

On Women and Casual Sex – Part II: Flings, One Night Stands and Same Night Lays


Guys, you’re doing it wrong: some women DO like casual sex.

On Women and Casual Sex – Part I: The Pleasure Theory


Actually, Good Charlotte, girls DON’T like cars and money—as much as they like boys who know how to “please” them…

Understanding Women

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Doctor NerdLove examines the notion that women are inherently so different from men that understanding them requires some sort of guidebook.

This Is Why You Fail at Dating

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Doctor NerdLove explains how confirmation bias, fear and negativity are ruining your dating life.

What Makes a Man Attractive?

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Doctor NerdLove investigates the complaint that only certain types of guys get all the women.

Scientific Study of PUA Techniques

Science Daily has an interesting press release from new research about pick-up artistry. Turns out that pick-up techniques do work… on sexist women. Hall and Canterberry set out to understand the characteristics of men who use aggressive court-ship strategies, based on speed seduction techniques described in the US bestseller “The Game” by Neil Strauss and the popular […]

Should “Hot Chicks With Douchebags” Really Be Called “Straight Men Shooting Themselves in the Foot?”

Like some of the rest of us I’ve been up to my neck in other stuff. But over at my blog I recently posted about three items that in retrospect are pretty related. Here’s the first. One was about the semi-moronic but quite popular “Hot Chicks With Douchebags” website, which is basically just a compendium […]

“She’s Not Out Of Your League”

This post complements some stuff that came up in comments to Ozy’s post about objectification.  The theme there was between the reception of catcalls vs. face-to-face conversation initiation.  The theme here is about the difference between strong or repeated compliments and conversation initiation.  –fl Personal anecdote: When I was in fast-food management training many years […]

Why I Love My Blue-Collar Guy

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Some might say Blixa Scott, an attorney, is a real loser in the game of love: her boyfriend of four years gets paid by the hour to do physically demanding work. But she wouldn’t have it any other way.