Relationship Strategies

Are Dating Apps Facilitating Bad Behavior?

June 24, 2018
Are Dating Apps Facilitating Bad Behavior?

This past week could have been nicknamed “The Week of Bad Behavior.” The more I talk to women, the more dating app problems come to light. One of my friends met a man on an app last year, and she wound up discovering post-breakup that he had a girlfriend in another city the entire time […]

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Act Three

December 15, 2017
Act Three

Regular readers have noticed that I’ve been updating the blog less and less frequently. I haven’t addressed it directly because I’ve been feeling very ambivalent. I don’t want to quit it, but neither do I choose to put in the hours at HUS that I once did. I started Hooking Up Smart just over nine […]

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The Best Strategies for Dating Success

November 17, 2017
The Best Strategies for Dating Success

This is Part III of a series on giving yourself a Dating Makeover. Part I: Give Yourself a Dating Makeover may be found HERE. Part II: Designing Your New Approach to Dating may be found HERE. In my last two posts I’ve provided a framework for thinking about how to be more successful at dating by changing […]

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Designing Your New Approach to Dating

October 31, 2017
Designing Your New Approach to Dating

In my last post I discussed the value of a fresh start in dating. Many people find it helpful to take a pause, especially after a disappointing romantic experience. They feel discouraged and even hopeless that they’ll ever find someone to love. That’s the best time for a new approach. In dating we can’t control […]

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Give Yourself a Dating Makeover!

October 14, 2017
Give Yourself a Dating Makeover!

In my view, there are few things more compelling than a set of Before and After photos. I’m really into design and lifestyle blogs – they’re full of great ideas for decorating, organizing your space, and DIY projects. My favorite is Apartment Therapy, which features a lot of readers’ renovation projects. Naturally, Before and After shots […]

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