Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (Spoilers)

Stories are important. The characters on screens and the pages of books and comics are there to validate social customs. Children learn much of what they know about how the world works from stories. For the past century, heterosexual monogamy has been the predominant theme surrounding romantic relationships. While it may seem this theme has … Continue reading Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (Spoilers)

The Poignant Nature of Love

Roger met Susy at the senior center. Her silver hair was neatly kept in tight curls around her head, and she always wore a silk scarf around her neck. She liked John Wayne movies and visiting with the staff about their families. Roger started sitting by her whenever he could to strike up a conversation. He … Continue reading The Poignant Nature of Love

You Won’t Know Until You Try

Last week I listened to an episode of the podcast Hidden Brain that explained how humans are truly terrible at predicting their own future, in particular when it comes to guessing how the outcome of a difficult decision will make us feel. The guest host was social psychologist Dan Gilbert who teaches at Harvard. Whether … Continue reading You Won’t Know Until You Try

Love in the Time of Jazz

I recently stumbled upon a show called Z: The Beginning of Everything (there will be spoilers). The series is about the tumultuous relationship between Zelda Fitzgerald and her husband the late, great F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Of his, or should I say their work, I’ve only read The Great Gatsby. I’m enamored by the roaring 20s. … Continue reading Love in the Time of Jazz

Two and a half years ago I got this crazy idea in my head to write a book. I'd found myself unexpectedly single and wondered if there was a better way to experience romantic relationships. There are plenty books about love and dating out there already but unfortunately many are written with outdated perspectives and … Continue reading

Catch & Release: How I Used Science to Hack My Love Life Update

Two and a half years ago I got this crazy idea in my head to write a book. I'd found myself unexpectedly single and wondered if there was a better way to experience romantic relationships. There are plenty books about love and dating out there already but unfortunately many are written with outdated perspectives and … Continue reading Catch & Release: How I Used Science to Hack My Love Life Update

Dating With Purpose

Online dating has created a whole new world of problems and potential adventures for those who want to start a new relationship. There are countless articles out there providing tips on how to navigate these strange waters. Limit the amount of information you give out about yourself up front. Meet in a public location. Don’t … Continue reading Dating With Purpose