Personal Development

How to Make the Best First Impression

August 21, 2017
How to Make the Best First Impression

Guess how long it takes to form a clear first impression that is unlikely to be revised? 1/10 of a second. That’s all is takes for someone to judge you based on your face. Allowing more time for impressions doesn’t change that judgment. In a series of experiments, judgments were remarkably consistent across subjects – […]

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To Be or Not to Be…Vulnerable

August 8, 2017
To Be or Not to Be…Vulnerable

I received an article from a reader named Vicki that immediately struck me as worthy of discussion/debate here at HUS. It’s from the Sydney Morning Herald, an Australian newspaper that has run some interesting articles about relationships over the years. In Why do we expect relationships to work instantly? writer and actor Koraly Dimitriadis argues that […]

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How Millennials Turned Out Much Better Than Their Boomer Parents

July 31, 2017
How Millennials Turned Out Much Better Than Their Boomer Parents

A new analysis of General Social Survey data confirms what we’ve seen in other research – Millennials are a lot more sexually conservative than their Boomer parents. Earlier studies have shown that: Millennials are forecast to have 8 sexual partners during their lifetime, compared with 11 for Boomers. (Millennials’ grandparents – the WWII generation – […]

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What You Look Like Is Not Who You Are

July 13, 2017
What You Look Like Is Not Who You Are

Today’s post is a different sort than I usually write. No studies, statistics, or tactical dating advice. I’ve been thinking about this idea for a while, and it keeps coming back to me. I finally realized I needed to write it down to share it with you. What you look like – the physical form […]

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Self-Respect vs. Entitlement in Dating

June 12, 2017
Self-Respect vs. Entitlement in Dating

“The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.” ~Joan Didion A young woman describes meeting a guy during an Uber ride. Before he got out of the car, he punched his number into her phone. She envisioned a blossoming serious relationship. But he’s not answering her texts […]

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