Dating advice to check out

Here are some articles and advisors we have found. All these resources view women and men as individual humans worthy of respect. You may find yourself learning something helpful from a resource aimed at people in a different country, age group, gender, ability level or situation.

Where to get help if you’re struggling to find love, sex and companionship – Many good strategies from LifeHacker.

Dr Nerdlove: Dating advice aimed at young geeks. Example: Blunt talk to a guy tempted to take the incel red pill.

Captain Awkward – excellent advice column about spectacularly awkward situations in relationships, families and friendships. By an American woman but open to all. Good stuff on fat acceptance when dating.

BishUK: lots of great articles about sex and relationships, aimed at British youth of all genders and orientations.

Helping youth handle rejection – this great article from Scarleteen is also relevant if you’re an adult “self-parenting”.

Follow @LoveNotAnger on Twitter for links to more support resources!


Alana is the organizer of, the founder of the Love Not Anger project, and the creator of the original "involuntary celibacy" support website in 1997. This post expresses her own views; she is not a mental-health professional or dating expert.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Great, thanks!
    But it seems that “Helping Joe” doesn’t exist anymore. The link gives 404, and Googling didn’t give any result.

    1. Thanks, I’ve deleted it.

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