On the Huffington Post: Why smart people have the toughest time dating

The Tao of Dating is getting ready for prime time with our first article up on The Huffington Post.  Check it out there, and if you like it, Digg it, spread the word via Facebook, and post a comment:

I have a mini-confession to make: I wrote the Tao of Dating books specifically for really smart people.  The writing of the books was precipitated by the endemic dating woes on the Harvard campus, as I observed them as an advisor and earlier, indulged in them as a student.

Those kids graduate and pretty much continue to have the same dating woes — only now with fewer single people around who happen to live in the same building and share meals with them every day.  So if they had challenges then, it gets about 1000 times worse once they’re tossed from the warm womb of alma mater.

From my observations, the following dating challenges seem to be common to most smart people.  In fact, the smarter you are, the more clueless you will be, and the more problems you’re going to have in your dating life.  Once upon a day I used to be pretty smart, and believe me, I had a lock on clueless.

On the one hand, this makes no sense.  Smart people can figure stuff out, right?  And this stuff is simple!

On the other hand, it makes total sense.  For simple things, it takes someone smart to really screw it up…

Continue here on The Huffington Post.

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