Sometimes, it’s your ex girlfriend who’s still holding on and won’t let go …

I get asked a lot about all sorts of things revolving around ex girlfriends and whatever.  And one of the things that pops up quite a bit is: A lot of guys are dealing with an ex girlfriend who is still holding on and won't let go. What do I mean by that? I mean [...]

I want my ex girlfriend back, but is it wrong to want her back?

Question:  I haven't been able to tell anyone this,  but lately,  I've been feeling like I just want my ex girlfriend back.  We broke up about 5 months ago.  And while I've tried to keep acting like it doesn't really bother me or I don't really miss her much,  the truth is,  I do.  I [...]

Why over-analyzing hurts more than it helps when it comes to dating …

I've got to admit ... I've got a brain that likes to do a whole lot of analyzing.  Probably because it's what school trains you to do.  They hand you problems and you get an A if you can analyze and solve those problems.  In that situation,  analyzing helps. But when it comes to dating? [...]

How to reconnect with an ex girlfriend – What you need to know first!

So ... You've got the idea that you want to reconnect with an ex girlfriend.  And in your head,  you can see it going well.  You can see her wanting you back.  You can see her being glad and excited that you've reached out to her gain. But ... You can also see the opposite [...]

I’m divorced and it feels hopeless to meet women right now …

Question:  I was married for 9 years and now I've been single for the last 2 years.  At first,  I was happy about it,  because the marriage had gotten so bad.  But now,  I feel hopeless about meeting someone.  And I feel lonely.  I feel like I've tried everything.  I've gone out to bars and [...]

Writing down all the stuff about your ex girlfriend you didn’t like helps to move on with the break up …

One of the more common reasons why it's hard to move on from an ex girlfriend after breaking up ... has a lot to do with how we "edit" the way things were when we were dating her.  It's really easy to suddenly act like everything was perfect when it really wasn't.  And to act [...]

Why it ain’t a bad idea to date someone even if you want your ex girlfriend back …

So this is something that often gets challenged.  Probably because it goes against conventional relationship wisdom and probably because it's counter-intuitive to what most guys think should be true.  I often tell a guy to be OPEN to the idea of dating someone other than their ex girlfriend ... even if they really want their [...]

Why most men won’t take action when it comes to meeting women …

The world's more connected than it ever was.  It's entirely possible to hop on a plane and go anywhere you want.  If you have a thing for Brazilian women and you are in Detroit,  you can hop a plane and be in Rio in a few hours. And if you don't wanna fly,  there's plenty [...]

I just can’t approach women no matter what!

Question:  Chris,  I have a serious problem.  No matter what,  I just can't get myself to approach women.  I can think about it all I want to,  but when it comes time to actually do it ... I just can't.  It's like I get paralyzed or something.  I don't really know.  But I do know [...]

How do you deal with an ex girlfriend who acts like a bitch all the time?

Q:  I have a problem.  My ex girlfriend and I still talk.  And sometimes it's cool between the two of us.  But most of the time,  she's a bitch to me and it's kind of hard to take.  I love her a lot and I really want to get back together with her.  But I also don't want to have to deal with her bitchy attitude [...]

How to handle yourself with dignity and class when you find out your ex girlfriend is dating someone else …

It's something that you may have to deal with. Even if you don't want to. Fact is,  once you break up with a woman,  she's free to date someone else. Some men resort to throwing the equivalent of an adult tantrum when that happens.  You don't want to do that.  Because that'll just reinforce the idea that breaking up with you was the right thing for [...]

3 Of the most common texting mistakes guys unknowingly make nearly all the time …

The texting game is one that you need to learn. However,  it's not one that anyone's really going to teach you.  It's another one of those things that you are just supposed to figure out all on your own.  And because of that,  it's nearly inevitable that you are going to make a lot of [...]