The Most Important Thing You Can Do While You’re Single – The Relationship Matrix

The Most Important Thing You Can Do While You’re Single – The Relationship Matrix

Once you are “in” a relationship, it is hard to objectively judge that relationship. Because it is so easy to confuse attraction for quality partnership, you need a set of guidelines to judge potential long-term partners against. This is best done while you are SINGLE and aren’t writing the list in a reaction to one […]

Don’t Sext Until You’ve Sex’d

Don’t Sext Until You’ve Sex’d

Getting Dirty Digitally Raises the Stakes It’s critical you don’t build up too many expectations before meeting in person. When you interact digitally, the majority of who you are is a blank canvas. Each person will paint in the missing portions to match their best guess and their ideal relationship. The longer you chat online, […]

How to Apologize to Anyone

How to Apologize to Anyone

Whether you’ve pissed off your girlfriend, the girl you just met online, or a customer at work, here’s three steps to an apology that works every time.

Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Is Optional

Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Is Optional

In our culture we are taught that if we’re unhappy or angry that it is a result of another person or event. We often blame our girlfriend for making us angry or the traffic for making us stressed. You forget that there is a step between what happens in the outside world and how we […]

How to Banish Your Ex from Your Digital Life

How to Banish Your Ex from Your Digital Life

You used to shove all the pictures of your Ex into a shoebox and burn them ceremoniously. Now you can’t get Facebook to stop recommending you two should be friends because you have so many mutual friends. Breaking up is harder to do in the digital age. Calls and Texts I was disappointed to find […]

What Age Range Can You Date?

What Age Range Can You Date?

According to XKCD, the age range of people you can date expands as your grow older. The number of online daters peaks at 24 (according to OkCupid) but desirable matches expand. The average 22 year-old women looks to date someone 22 to 25 (a 3 year age gap). However, the average 36 year-old women actively […]

Peak Breakup Times

Peak Breakup Times

Want to know when your girlfriend is more likely to break it off? This timeline compiled from Facebook status updates shows the peak breakup days are Mondays but Christmas is too cruel to dump someone on. Valentine’s Day starts the run-up into a peak of “spring cleaning” around spring break (no surprise). Also popular is […]

3 Tips on Efficient Dating from Timothy Ferriss

3 Tips on Efficient Dating from Timothy Ferriss

Author Tim Ferriss, famous for the 4-Hour Workweek, talks about his dating advice. Tim actually outsourced his online dating to overseas teams. They scheduled nearly 30 coffee dates in a weekend for him and he found a good match for a total cost of less than $300. He spent less than he would have on regular […]