A Subtle Persuasion Technique

You’ve arranged to meet several men you connected with online. The first guy talks about his life in a way that’s extremely impressive. He’s confident, and you like that. He talks about places he could take you. He talks about the interests you have in common. He...

He Only Wants Something Casual

This is not how it was supposed to turn out. You have spent so much time searching for a man who makes you feel like this. You thought you might never find him. And here he shows up in your life, bringing joy and laughter and fun and desire… Making you feel wanted…...

He Doesn’t Pay Attention to Me

A few years back, I was at a picnic when an old friend of mine came and sat down next to me. “James!” she said, and gave me a huge hug. Annabeth had been a good friend of mine for a long time. I asked her how she was, and she caught me up on her life. Then she nudged...

He Won’t Work on the Relationship

He won’t work on the relationship. He won’t do ANYTHING. He says things are fine as they are. He says there’s nothing to talk about. And what you hear is: “I don’t care how you feel.” “I can’t be bothered to lift a finger.” “You’re not worth of my effort.” You’re...

Has Tinder Killed Relationships?

More and more often, I’ve been hearing from women that relationships are dead. Men don’t want to get to know you anymore. They just want to jump into bed. Even though these women state clearly in their profiles that they want a relationship, the men they meet have...

3 Ways to Be Braver in Love

Researchers put out a pitcher of lemonade and poured a glass for some boys and girls. The boys tasted the lemonade and made a face. “Gross!” said one. “It tastes terrible,” said the other. The girls tasted the lemonade. “It tastes good,” one said politely. Another...