The New Order of Female Attraction

May 2, 2017
The New Order of Female Attraction

New research demonstrates that women find creative men very attractive. (H/T: J 2.0) This isn’t exactly a surprise; not-very-talented guys joining bands to get access to girls has been a mainstay of adolescent male dating strategy since the caveman era. French professor Nicholas Gueguen once conducted a now famous study to find out what kind of men […]

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How to Prepare For a First Date

April 20, 2017
How to Prepare For a First Date

Recently a coaching client shared that she felt that her “performance” on first dates had improved. I cringed, feeling badly that she felt she had to perform, but I quickly realized she was absolutely right. A first date is a tryout. It’s an audition and an interview. It got me thinking about ways that you […]

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Russians Romance While Americans Reason

April 12, 2017
Russians Romance While Americans Reason

Russian sociologist Paulina Aronson recently wrote a fascinating article comparing Russian and Western norms around falling in love. Her key observation is that Russians regard falling in love as fate, while we in the West focus on choice via rational decision-making. This blog is an example of the Western use of analytical tools to craft strategies that make […]

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What’s Your Ideal Number of Sexual Partners?

April 5, 2017
What’s Your Ideal Number of Sexual Partners?

One topic that comes up regularly here at HUS is the question of sexual history. Specifically, how many sexual partners have you had? Is it something you expect to be asked about? Are you willing to share that information? Do you expect it from someone you’re getting to know? Once you know “the number,” how do […]

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How Do Men Really Feel About Dating Ambitious Women?

March 30, 2017
How Do Men Really Feel About Dating Ambitious Women?

A new study conducted by Harvard Business School suggests that single female MBA students actively hide ambition and leadership potential so that single guys in the program won’t be turned off. Since we might expect this population to be among the most ambitious women in the country, I find this extraordinary. If female Harvard MBAs […]

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