You, Him and Her: How To Handle The Pre-Exclusive Zone

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From MadameNoire: You’ve been on a few dates with a guy you’ve recently met and you’re excited about the possibilities. Over drinks you find yourself telling your closest friends just how great this guy is and how he would be perfect for you. As you and your friends drink wine and nibble at shared appetizers, […]

How to Meet Women While Avoiding Girls and the Friend Zone

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The other day I was having a conversation with my friend. Not surprisingly, we got to talking about women. Ok, who am I kidding? All we talked about was women. As a man, you talk about women a lot but as you get older, you talk about women differently. Being a (decent or above looking, […]

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When Should a Man Move for the Relationship?

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From MadameNoire: For those of us crazy enough to even engage in a long distance relationship, there is one unavoidable question that will come if you stay together long enough: who is going to move? This week I was asked if the man or the woman should move or does it matter? Let’s get the […]

College is Pointless, but You Can Change That

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As I near my 30th year on Earth, I find myself reflecting more and more on a number of past and current events. While I have found I care less about that which I deem insignificant, I do have a more critical eye towards life in general. Perhaps this is a natural side effect of […]

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5 Steps to Approaching a Woman

You get turned down by 100% of the women you don't approach.

Since most women are firmly against approaching men, they don’t know the terrifying joy of walking up to a complete stranger and trying to convince them you are worthy of their time. To be successful in dating, a man must be a salesman, a public speaker, and a preacher. We have a small window of time to […]

How Do You Balance Love and Ambition?

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I’m wasting your time, to say I’m straight, I’d be lying It’s either you or this music but I can’t make up my mind I’d throw you a line, I’d give you a sign Right now I’m through with the trying, I think you ready to fly I settle for less so when I’m tired […]

AskMen: 6 Ways to Determine How Much Your Relationship is Worth

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Last week, AskMen.com posted an articled called Assessing Your Relationship’s Value. The post covered six ways men can determine how much their relationship is really worth. You can click the link above to read the post in full. I’ve captured select excerpts below. 1. Check the Foundations If you catch her telling half-truths about where […]

Are Male Bloggers Helping or Hurting Women?

I've actually seen a woman's notepad of notes from Male Blog posts. #TrueStory

It was very difficult for me to put my finger on what I would discuss in my fourth installment of my series, Combating the Female Fear of Rejection. I knew that I wanted to focus the article around how men play a part in the female’s fear of rejection, but I wasn’t sure how that […]

Women Should Have a Gang of Men

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“When you date just one guy, you might feel pressured to commit, even if you’re not ready,” she says. “If you see two men, there’s often this unspoken need to choose between them. But three guys tend to balance each other out, like a tripod.” – Source: CNN I’ve noticed a pattern in relationship advice […]

The Perfect Woman: An Argument for Commitment

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Recently, but not for the first time, a frustrated friend-girl of mine asked if men are looking for “the perfect woman?” I answered simply: Yes. She seemed caught off guard by both the quickness of my response and the fact that I didn’t need to think about my answer. Of course men are looking for […]