Relationship Strategies

Stability: The Unsexy Cornerstone of Love

February 17, 2015
Stability: The Unsexy Cornerstone of Love

Let’s say a friend wants you to set you up with a great guy she thinks you’d really like. She mentions that in talking to him, she described you as a very stable person, very grounded and steady. How would you feel? I wouldn’t be too thrilled either. Stability isn’t sexy – it does not incite lust. […]

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Humans Appear Wired for Short or Long-Term Mating, But Not Both

February 11, 2015
Humans Appear Wired for Short or Long-Term Mating, But Not Both

Hallelujah, it’s nice to be backed up by science! Longtime readers of HUS will recall a time when Red Pillers came to the site in droves. The central tenet of their belief system can be summed up as: All Women Are Like That (AWALT). The concept is applied to every unsavory character defect imaginable when it […]

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Tinder’s Growth Reflects an Interest in Dating, Not Hookups

February 9, 2015
Tinder’s Growth Reflects an Interest in Dating, Not Hookups

I’ve long been a proponent of Tinder. I’ve seen several serious relationships come out of it with no “casual” period up front. This couple is head over heels in love after meeting on Tinder in September. It turns out that the majority of people are using Tinder to facilitate traditional dating. People find Tinder fun. Girls and […]

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Kissing: Nature’s Ultimate Litmus Test

February 3, 2015
Kissing: Nature’s Ultimate Litmus Test

“Kissing is nature’s ultimate litmus test. It can tell us if we have long-term compatibility potential with a partner.” Sheril Kirshenbaum, author of The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us My Top Romantic Memories include four first kisses. I remember them as if they happened yesterday. Each one changed my life. They share […]

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When a Player Tires of the Game

January 29, 2015
When a Player Tires of the Game

Hopless (sic) Romantic Paul writes: Going to make a long story short, but I am a 29 year old attractive male who has the “Player” stigma from the people that surround me due to my old days. I have fallen in love with a friend who shows me all the signs that she likes me […]

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