Girl Talk: Pick-up Lines

We all want to make a good impression, but I think we over-estimate our first words. While it’s fun to think back on how the connection all started, the encounter itself doesn’t always lend itself to a good story. Even if you live by an “I have no regrets” kind of attitude, the bad firstContinue reading “Girl Talk: Pick-up Lines”

“The Toyota Effect”

Why do you care so much about getting a girlfriend? I remember being asked that by my friends, my brother, and my Mom. Being so fixated on relationships really effected the way I carried myself. My enthusiasm was just short of being desperate. I wanted a “special someone”, but with each and every rejection IContinue reading ““The Toyota Effect””

Girl Talk: Working Hard in a Relationship

When it comes to dating and relationships, it’s not just how you talk to other people, but the ideas that you communicate to yourself that can cause problems. One of the best life lessons in this area I ever got came from the anime Cowboy Bebop. In the episode 10, Ganymede Elegy, focal character Jet Black “bumpsContinue reading “Girl Talk: Working Hard in a Relationship”