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That “Amazing” First Date We Went On Kind of Sucked for Me

Today’s guest post is written by Dennis Hong. With all the dating advice I’ve been doling out recently, I find myself reading the same stories over and over again, which only reinforces the fact that we’re not all that different from each other. Maybe this could be a lesson for a more harmonious humanity: We […]

How to Tell If a Guy Really Likes You

Today’s guest post is written by Dennis Hong. I was catching up with a female friend of mine last weekend, and she started regaling me with the dramatic details of her dating life. She was frustrated that she kept getting played by guys, so she finally boiled it down to that ultimate gazillion-dollar question: “How […]

Making Yourself Beautiful Takes Way More Than Just a Shiny Coat of Paint

Today’s guest post is written by Dennis Hong. A few years ago, I got sick of driving my thirteen-year-old car, but didn’t have the money to buy a new one. So, I took the $1,000 I had saved up and spent it on a brand new paint job, figuring that at least my old car […]

It’s Not Rocket Science

Welcome back everyone. Damn, it was nice having a few days off! I spent one of those days hanging out with a girlfriend. And, in addition to drinking beer, eating yummy fried food and watching football (that’s what lazy Sundays are made for, am I right?) we chatted a bit about recent dating dysfunction. She […]

Smart Advice from People Who Know Their Sh*t (working title)

Still working on this title.  This one was a reader suggestion. As I mentioned last week, I actually have people who write to me and ask my advice. Which is kinda shocking, because I’d never ask my advice about anything. Believe me, I live in my head 24/7 and there’s all kind of scary things […]