HUS at a Crossroads, Plus Millennials Reject Casual Sex

May 11, 2015
HUS at a Crossroads, Plus Millennials Reject Casual Sex

Strategic Planning for HUS I will be taking a two week break from the blog to conduct a strategic “offsite.” After nearly 8 years of writing and 800 posts, it feels like I’ve reached a crossroads. It’s time to give some serious thought to the future of HUS. New research and other news developments provide […]

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Let’s Discuss: Before Sunrise

May 6, 2015
Let’s Discuss: Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise is the first film in the Before Trilogy by Richard Linklater, most recently the director of Boyhood. It was inspired by “a woman whom writer/director Richard Linklater met in a toy shop in Philadelphia in 1989. They walked around the city together, conversing deep into the night.” A.O. Scott of the New York Times […]

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Check Me Out On the Dating Skills Podcast

May 5, 2015
Check Me Out On the Dating Skills Podcast

Angel Donovan of Dating Skills Review interviewed me recently for his podcast series. He’s a good guy and fellow former strategy consultant, and he’s in the business of advising men how to realize their goals with women. I believe he’s a former PUA but has put together an impressive series of interviews with notable academic […]

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Relationships Require Labels

May 4, 2015
Relationships Require Labels

This year’s winner of NYX’s Modern Love College Essay contest shares her heartbreaking account of a non-relationship with “that guy,” the one who remains for us in some netherworld between friend and boyfriend, often for years.” In No Labels, No Drama, Right? Jordana Narin, describes her history with Jeremy, whom she met at summer camp when she was […]

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The Value of Heartbreak

April 30, 2015
The Value of Heartbreak

“Great relationships seldom fail. Bad ones do, as they should.” Gary Lewandoski, PhD I often write posts with the intention of alerting women to red flags in dating and relationships. I emphasize the strategic importance of filtering to reduce the risk of bad outcomes. But I’d never want to find a way to eliminate all disappointment […]

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