Randall Munroe is a NASA-roboticist that likes to apply his nerdy brain to answering life’s more absurd question. While taking a break from engineering robotic arms that would be installed on the newest space shuttle, Munroe turned his focus towards Earth. He wanted to calculate the odds of finding a soul mate. By using rules laid down by dozens of sappy romantic novels paired with whimsy and a dash of hard science, Munroe concluded that … Keep Reading
So, you finally got her to agree to go out with you, and now it’s game time. No doubt, you may have some nerves (unless you’ve been MegaDating, in which case, you’ve learned to take every first date in stride!).
Either way, you want to make sure you have a successful first date, am I right? Well, believe it or not, you don’t have to leave it up to chance. There are a lot … Keep Reading
To begin, give yourself a congratulatory pat on the back. Having a woman respond in the affirmative when you ask her out instead of opting for a night of Netflix binging is in fact a worthy achievement. She’s choosing to spend time with you instead of getting intimate with her recliner and having her mind blown by the newest Black Mirror episodes.
That being said, if she’s chosen you instead of Netflix, you better make … Keep Reading
To get someone to say “yes” to a real-life date these days can be incredibly difficult (but not so hard if you get someone to help you, wink wink).
Still, it’s no wonder that first dates can produce a TON of anxiety. If you’re in that boat, believe me, you’re not alone.
One thing you can do to calm first date nerves is to try a state change routine before you go. This … Keep Reading
“Why is she ignoring me after the first date?” The answers to this question vary based on a variety of factors. Regardless of the reason, receiving radio silence after a first date is brutal, particularly when you felt there was chemistry with the person.
But rather than wallow, take this experience as an opportunity to grow and move forward. One of the reasons I experienced so much success (and, ultimately, found a long-term, compatible … Keep Reading
Are you wondering what to talk about on a first date? First dates are nerve-wracking. You want to make a good impression and connect. However, there is a lot of awkwardness that comes with getting to know someone on a romantic level.
Wondering how to overcome anxiety on a first date? You’ve come to the right place.
Anxiety is often the nasty little culprit when dates go awry or when you find yourself avoiding the dating scene altogether. When you get anxious, even the mundane can seem catastrophic. Anxiety can make you spill a drink, stumble over your words and even leave you feeling like the walls around you are about to come crashing down.
Know that … Keep Reading
“Why did she act interested during our first few dates and then ghost me?”
Oomph. That stings.
Ghosting occurs when someone you are dating seemingly vanishes out of thin air. Things seem to be going well and suddenly they stop returning your calls and texts. They offer no explanation for their sudden … Keep Reading