Monthly Archives: February 2005

“How do I ask a friend out, yet minimize the chance of drama if he’s not interested?”

I am interested in someone, but there are some complications and I’m not sure if (or how) I should pursue this hawt, smart, funny, interesting guy. Here are the issues as I see them: 1) He’s good friends with a … Continue reading

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“How do I strike up a conversation?”

I got on the bus this morning, and see this absolutely gorgeous woman standing in the aisle. We make eye contact, and (at least I thought) hold it for a split second longer than if it were just an accident. … Continue reading

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“How can I make women not care that I’m fat?”

How can I make women not care that I’m fat? Well, you can’t. That is, you can’t make a woman who really cares about appearance not care about appearance. The only thing you can do is seek out women who … Continue reading

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“Is being an intelligent thinker better than being physically laborious?”

I have been told (on more than one occasion) that I’m a quick learner and if I put as much work into studying as I do working, I would do very well in college. Problem is, I have no desire … Continue reading

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“How do I let her know that I’m disappointed that she thinks work is more important than me?”

My significant other has decided to take a freelance job on Valentine’s Day, though she doesn’t absolutely need the money. I have limited time right now, and haven’t seen her in a while. How do I let her know that … Continue reading

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“How do I get my female friends to introduce me to their hot single friends?”

How do I get my female friends to introduce me to their hot single friends? You flat-out ask them. Assuming you want this to be productive and not scattershot, you just talk to them. You say, “Friend, I just wanted … Continue reading

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“Advice from Atalanta” intro

All right. Just about every day, someone asks me for advice, usually from this board. Friends, but also acquaintances and downright strangers who only know me from my posts. I’m always flattered, and always try to help out. I have … Continue reading

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