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8 Types of Guys That Won't Commit
   

Why Your Guy Won't Initiate Sex
    Newsflash: guys don't want to have sex all the time.

8 Texting Mistakes Men Make
    How his phone can make a once promising prospect into a dating nightmare.

Why Are Couples So Unprepared For Marriage?
    What changes in the transition from committed relationship to married life?

How To Avoid Being A Nag
    Want to you change your man without coming across like a nag? Follow these steps and you'll both see a lifestyle improvement.

Can Bad Sex Be Improved?
    Can you take steps to improve bad sex? Our male dating blogger thinks so.

Is Monogamy The Best Policy?
    I recently came across an article asserting that monogamy is so difficult that many couples may be better off having open marriages, as long as they can agree upon the rules. Am I too mired down in traditional values, or is this idea ludicrous? Is se

How To Keep A Guy's Attention
    Our male dating blogger gives you some useful tips on how to keep a guy's attention

Can A Love Triangle Be Healthy?
    Can a love triangle ever be a healthy thing?

Is Sexting A Gateway To Cheating?
    Is sexting as harmful to a relationship as cheating?

Would You Take Back A Guy Who Hit You?
   

The Pros and Cons of Summer Dating
    After a wonderful Memorial Day trip to the beach, I came up with this list of things I love and hate about summer and dating...

7 Rules For Setting Up An Online Dating Profile
    Recently, my friend asked me to help her build an online dating profile. An online profile is essentially a digital "resume," and like a resume you have to spend some time figuring the best way to highlight your attributes and set the tone

Advice From Real Wise Sages: Married Women
    I admit that my previous post, "Advice From Three Wise Sages: Married Guys" was a bit tongue in cheek. Advice from guys is usually wrong, and advice from married guys is worse. So in an effort to balance the scales, I've collected some adv

6 Things That Changed Dating
   

Can You Control Falling in Love?
    Despite our quest for love, we're scared of it and often try to control our feelings in an effort to minimize the chances of a broken heart.

How To Avoid Giving Out Your Phone Number
    The other night I was talking with friends about how awkward it is to meet people at bars.The ensuing date is usually awkward too. The women in the conversation were sharing their frustration with the whole "getting the number" process in t

Advice From Wise Old Sages (Married Guys)
    The advice I get from married guys scares me. It's like they are all living as a suppressed population in a far off land, explaining rules that are laid upon their broken spirits by some powerful entity. I guess this is why my married friends see

5 Excuses Guys Use To Explain Their Behavior
   

5 Excuses Women Use To Explain Their Behavior
    Most men claim that their quest for the right girl is the same as their quest to find a girl that is not that crazy. I used to think that guys were just joking about women being insane. But, upon reflection I realized...

The Fine Art of The Cock Block
   

Why Your Boyfriend Can't Orgasm
    I wonder if sex is bad for a woman if the guy doesn't orgasm. I'll be completely candid here: I don't orgasm often during oral sex or intercourse. What is the cause of this phenomenon? I'm not sure, but I have a few theories about my affliction...

Book Review: "Got Milf - The Modern Mom's Guide To Feeling Fabulous, Looking Great, and Rocking a Minivan" by Sarah Maizes
   

7 Bad Manners For A First Date
   

The Benefits of Having a Lot of Female Friends
    Throughout my life, I've learned the importance and value of female advice and input. Whenever I make a move during the early stages of a relationship, my faithful, female "editors" are right there to help me out...and remind me of how clue

10 First-Date Mistakes
   

Biggest Dating Regrets
    I went through a phase where I regretted just about every move I made in dating from cold hitting on a girl, to sex, to committing. After enough "mistakes," we have a long wake filled with regret. Here is a list of things we do that we regr

Most Popular Times of The Year For Breaking Up
    I recently came across a study in Men's Health that outlined the most common breakup points in the year. This info was gathered after monitoring Facebook profiles referencing breakups. It was interesting to see that breakups spiked during ce

Pros and Cons of Sowing Your Wild Oats
    My friend recently broke up and now claims he can't wait to "sew his wild oats". I'm wondering how that experience will be as rewarding as growing close to someone and falling in love. So, I weighed the pros and cons.

4 Things I'm Insecure About In Bed
    I've said many times I wish I could be a "dude" about sex and think "Wow, I'm nailing this chick." Unfortunately, I have more thoughts racing through my head and most of these thoughts have to do with what's going to go wrong. He

5 Reasons For Spring Fever
    Spring has arrived, and according to a recent survey about weather and sex, 67% of respondents said they become more interested in sex when the weather starts getting warmer.

How To Get Revenge on Your Significant Other
    Dating makes us vengeful. When I was dating my last girlfriend, I got spiteful at times. When she forgot to text me when she got home, after being out, I vowed to "forget" to tell her when I got home after going out. When she'd forget

Are Strip Clubs Really That Bad?
    Which is more threatening: knowing your boyfriend is at a strip club or out with an ex-girlfriend?

How Online Dating Relates To "Real Life"
    In some ways, online dating is a completely new way of seeking out a romantic partner, but it mimics traditional dating in the “real world” more than you would think.

OKCupid's Best Questions For a First Date
    I recently stumbled upon an interesting graphic in Newsweek highlighting a study from the dating site OKCupid, suggesting great questions for a first date. The questions showed a high percentage of compatible people agreeing, along with follow up que

Why Men Prefer Innocent Girls to Bad Girls
    The other day some guys and I were discussing the "innocent" versus the "bad girl". Across the board, the guys agreed they prefer an innocent woman over a "bad girl". sometimes we go for the opposite of what we have in t

5 Habits That Will Keep You Single
    Many people get into dating situations that are doomed from the start. I have a habit of doing it unconsciously, and some of my friends actually admit they do it on purpose: the better to not get hurt or get too close to anyone.

4 Ways Porn Is Ruining My Love Life
    Rich discusses an article that argues that the influx of internet porn is causing men to lose their libidos and expect outlandish behavior in bed.

AshleyMadison.com: A Place for Cheaters to Meet
    My editor sent me a fascinating story about the business behind the site Ashley Madison. For those of you who are not familiar with the site, its mission is to provide people seeking affairs the environment to pursue the fantasy.

How Do You Compare to Their Ex?
    Do most people want full transparency with their significant other regarding exes? Transparency is soothing, but it also sets a bar. But knowing too much about your partner's ex can create a range of things to think about that cause anxiety.

What Fashion Really Means to Men
    I admit that I go clothes shopping when I'm down or not feeling confident. I now realize that fashion plays a big role in my life, and serves many purposes. Even as a history major I was exposed to fashion...

Venexiana: Edge Meets Elegance
    I recently had the opportunity to attend a Venexiana runway show that was part of the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week for Fall 2011. The show taught me about my personal tastes for feminine style.

The 6 Strangest Things About Fashion Week
    What is it with women and Fashion Week? I get women and shopping, women and puppies, women and chocolate. But Fashion Week? Women around town are desperate for a peek at the pageantry. So what's the deal?

5 Requests Guys Have on Valentine’s Day
    I've put together many a Christmas wish list in my day. I'm an expert. It's pretty easy to tell people what you want, and it's also kind of fun. If Valentine's Day had a wish list, I'd put together a list of what I look for in a girl.

A Single Guy's Valentine Dos and Don'ts
    As you plan your Valentine's Day, keep these Dos and Don'ts in mind: Don't Pressure Your Significant Other We get enough pressure about your birthdays, so don't make us feel like we have to do something for Valentine's Day. Let it happen...

Are Commitment and Exclusivity The Same?
    Are exclusivity and commitment the same thing? Apparently men don’t think so.

5 Characteristics That Make A Strong Woman Sexy
    Our male dating blogger counts down the characteristics that make strong women appealing.

9 Ways to Rehabilitate a Cheater
    A cheater can be rehabilitated, but a number of the following things must happen to spark the change.

Annoying Girlfriend Behavior: Talking Over the TV
    Sometimes a successful relationship is about how little you annoy each other as much as how attracted you are to one another.

What His Flowers Really Mean
    As Valentine's Day approaches, find out what your guy is trying to say with that beautiful bouquet.




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