Top 5: Double Dating Tips
I have been on my share of double dates. In fact, if there could be such thing as a professional double dater, I may be it. Pre and Post wedding, I have been frequently accompanied by my wife and some couple she and/or I like enough to spend an evening with. These dates are usually quite pleasant, a social marker of maturity and good fun. However,...
Top 5: Ways to Be Noble
Ever since those Dos Equis ads appeared, featuring "The Most Interesting Man in the World,” I've been wondering how a person could possibly become so interesting. Can such charm be demystified? Can it be broken down into parts and analyzed? To some degree it can be. First, we have to identify exactly what it is we're breaking down. I think t...
Top 5: Ways That Cougars Top Kittens Any Day
This whole cougar craze perplexes me. Not because I do not understand it, but because I always have understood and cannot figure out why it took everyone else so long to catch on. Older women are the best. The best. Just look at some of the more popular cougars out there. Courtney Cox has her own show about it. Even more interesting (because it...
Top 5: Tips to Date Like an Iron Chef
Everything I know about the dating scene I learned from watching Iron Chef. This Food Network hit is yet another example of the many ways food and sex can come together. Forget about wowing your potential lover with a fabulous home-cooked meal. Forget about using whip cream and honey as a form of foreplay. I say the preparation process, itself, is...
Top 5: Barfly Benefits
Alcohol is a wonderful thing, and more people should take advantage of its existence. There, I said it, and I will say it again. Alcohol is my best friend when it comes to dating. I am in my mid-twenties, single, and have a pretty good job for where I am in life. I celebrate with libations on a regular basis, and every since I have been doing so, m...
What is an Enemy, and Do You Really Not Want One?
GetOnTheCouch.com is a relationship site in a broader sense than most others; we do romantic relationships as well as friendships and, sometimes, familial relationships. A little while back, I wrote an article on the definition of friendship and whether such a concept is as obviously desirable as people assume. I think that if we can see the p...
The Empire Strikes Back: A Lesson in Manhood
Whether your are a Star Wars fan or not, I know what you're thinking: " The Empire Strikes Back was SOOOOO 30 years ago." Well, you're right. In fact, this year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the coolest movies of all time. I plan to celebrate that fact by focusing on one of the hidden treasures of that cinematic masterpiece: a lesson in...
Have Confidence and Go For It!
As a woman, I can tell you that anybody can get anyone, regardless of looks - and even money - if you're right for each other. I believe that any guy can get any girl, and vice versa, if the situation is right. Mr. Loyd has never had the right situation, and he gave up on looking for one. I know very, very hot women with guys who are not so, a...
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