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Beware the Energy Vampire! Part II

This article continues from where I left off on my date from hell.   The best dating tips for men I can give in this situation is simply how to avoid these types of women. For the first part of the article, click here.  The Friend Collector Suddenly, the telephone rang.  “Excuse me, I need to […]

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How To Choose Friends Wisely, Part II

In Part I of this article, I talked about how we select our friends based on how well they improve our lives.  Two the main ways friends help us is (1) by making us feel at ease with ourselves, and (2) by collaborating with us for a common goal (such as advancing each others careers, […]

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Beware the Energy Vampire! Part I

In December, I went out on a “date” with a woman–probably the most unnerving meet up I’ve ever experienced off of OkCupid. I later came to call her the Energy Vampire. Things got off to a good start.  We met at her house, hugged, and she invited me in, offering to mix me a drink. […]

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How To Choose Friends Wisely, Part I

Most PUA dating tips for men shun the idea of having female friends. In many cases, they’re right for doing this.  After all, there’s nothing creepier than a man posing as a woman’s friend in hopes that he will later get with her. Yet, there’s something that irks me about pickup artists’ moratorium on platonic […]

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