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What Is Cold Approaching? The Complete 3 Part Guide

A cold approach, or the act of cold approaching, is the process of introducing yourself to someone you don't know. It was given prominence, particularly among male spaces, by pick-up artists and the like, as a reliable and consistent way to meet women. On that note, they're not entirely wrong. Cold approaching is, for all intents and purposes, the simplest way to meet someone new. It doesn't require any activities or circumstantial contexts. You simply see someone you'd like to meet, and you take the steps to introduce yourself. This guide is separated into three parts - the first for how to prepare yourself, the second for how to actually approach someone, and the third will be troubleshooting and some tips & tricks. Let's get into it.

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The Zero-Sum Game: Making Men Feel Better

In the balance of gender dynamics, men and women are competitive. I, and dozens of others, think that doesn't need to be true. Read now, and discover what a healthy philosophy on improving a large chunk of the human population looks like.
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What Are Open Relationships And Polyamory – A Comprehensive Guide

For people that either don't enjoy monogamy or want to try something new, the concept of open relationships and polyamory can be very interesting. But what are open relationships? Let's find out what they mean and how they work.
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Why Selfless Relationships Last Longer – How To Be Less Selfish

Selfish relationships are what we're pushed into, by our peers, our environment and our surroundings. We learn to be ruthless and transactional from our past experiences, especially if they such. This article tells you how to think about it to avoid the consequences.
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The Bad Behaviour Problem: Why Good People Do Bad Things

Self-control is harder than you'd think. It can be incredibly challenging to maintain our values in the face of trauma, ancient defense mechanisms, and the temptations that life throws us. This article is all about how good people do bad things. Let's get started.
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What is Relationship Anarchy? Exploring Non-Traditional Relationships

In a world where relationships are often defined by societal norms and labels, relationship anarchy strikes me as a refreshing and liberating concept. Most people begin by raising the question; what is relationship anarchy? Relationship anarchy challenges traditional notions of relationships by emphasising individual autonomy, open communication, and the absence of hierarchical structures. In this article, we'll delve deep into the intricacies of relationship anarchy, exploring its principles, benefits, and potential challenges.
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How to Give Compliments on a Date: The Art of Genuine Appreciation

Dating can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience, especially when you're trying to make a meaningful connection with someone new. One effective way to break the ice and create a positive atmosphere is by giving sincere compliments. The way you express your admiration can significantly influence your date's perception of you. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the art of giving compliments on a date, providing you with expert insights, practical tips, and real-life examples to help you master this skill and leave a lasting impact.
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The Evergreen Statement

This is one of the first essays I ever wrote that described my views of the world, humans and relationships. It means a lot to me. I hope you enjoy it.