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In Combat Dating, You Can’t Afford to Fight Like a Girl

February 4, 2010
In Combat Dating, You Can’t Afford to Fight Like a Girl

In my recent post Can Women Run Game on Men? I discussed the book Why Men Love Bitches. There was one particular piece of advice that I thought deserved special attention, because it’s a trap that women frequently fall into. “A [women with high self-esteem] is polite but clear, and communicates very directly, in much […]

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Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

November 4, 2009
Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

As I wrote in Learning to Speak Hookup: A Pocket Phrasebook, the vocabulary surrounding the navigation of sex and relationships has become nearly incomprehensible. In the Hookup language, there are many irregularities and exceptions to the rule. It’s also heavily dependent on context. With so much misunderstanding, young people spend a great deal of time […]

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Is the Pill Making You Choose the Wrong Men?

October 22, 2009
Is the Pill Making You Choose the Wrong Men?

Is the Pill making women abandon this: In favor of this? I’d like to start by tipping my hat to my favorite Danish guy reader, who clued me in to a new UK study published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution. It suggests that the Pill is dramatically changing the way women and men experience sexual […]

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What Women Really Want From Men

October 14, 2009
What Women Really Want From Men

This list of 35 brutally honest truths will tell you what women really want from men. Let’s just say I’m trying to promote cross-cultural understanding. Think of this as an Instruction Manual. 1. Women don’t tell each other everything. We don’t share a lot of intimate sexual details. OK, if you’re hung like a stallion, […]

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Are You Fast, Good or Cheap?

October 12, 2009
Are You Fast, Good or Cheap?

The Concept of Fast, Good or Cheap? Psychologist Linda Young has written an article at Psychology Today that caught the attention of the largely dormant MBA part of my brain. She takes a Project Management construct and applies it to dating. It’s called Fast, Good or Cheap, and I think it works. The concept refers […]

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