There are three problems I have noticed amongst young men that appear to be approaching epidemic levels in our society. (Chances are, if you don’t suffer from one of these problems yourself, you know someone who does.) The three problems are: 1) a lack of motivation in life. 2) neediness in relationships with women, and […]
Last month, a student leaned into me and, with a hushed voice, told me one of his deepest and darkest secrets.
“I think I want to date women who are a bit more conservative”
He looked kind of ashamed as he said it.
Continuing on the topic of gooroos and how a great many of them are full of boulshyte and worse.
A lot of people wonder – how bad can it be?
Surly, they can’t be lying about everything.
How Many Lies can a Liar Lie
Oh my sweet summer child… you have no idea…
On Wednesday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo said something that might sink his career. It’s also a great example of the sort of “invisible fence” that can absolutely kill your ability to solve problems. Here’s the quote: “We’re not gonna make America great again, it was never that great.” Oh boy….. ಠ_ಠOk, first, let’s put aside the question of […]
Time for some Friday night inspiration… This week I’ve been talking about how the media you consume shapes your perceptions and ideas about the world. I talked about how your idea of a “good” conversation is shaped by the fiction you consume. But enough complaining. After all, pessimists can’t solve problems. Now I want to […]
Following up from last week’s post, here’s a concrete example of how mass media and badly written fiction can create social anxiety and screw up your dating life. Imagine you’re on a date, or in a conversation with someone you’re attracted to. Gradually, the conversation dies down, and you want to get it going again. And […]