LRx3: Tinder, Bumble, and TanTan (with screenshots)

LRx3: Tinder, Bumble, and TanTan (with screenshots)

Ever since the advent of dating/hookup apps like Tinder, a lot of people have been asking me questions about how to succeed on such apps. I didn't use them. I didn't like the idea of them. I thought they were dumb. I still think they're dumb, but I'm pushing myself out of my comfort zone by diving into them and learning how to use these apps and to succeed on them. Why do I think they're dumb? … [Read more...]

Street Harassment vs. Approaching Women

Street Harassment vs. Approaching Women

Recently there's been a youtube video going viral where a woman is walking through NYC. She was wearing very normal clothes that wouldn't be considered attention-grabbing or anything like that. Over a period of 10 hours walking through the city, more than 100 men tried to solicit her attention or, as some PUAs would call it, "approaching." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1XGPvbWn0A It's … [Read more...]

I could have been Elliot Rodger

I could have been Elliot Rodger

By now I'm sure all of you have heard of the shooting in Santa Barbara this past Friday by the deranged gunman Elliot Rodger. He was a sexually frustrated 22-year old virgin who took out his aggression on the 6 people he killed that tragic day. Before the shooting, he recorded this haunting video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL8h5UqNE2A Ever since I hit puberty, I've been forced to … [Read more...]

Why No PUA Has Perfect Game

Why No PUA Has Perfect Game

Today we have a guest post from an experienced PUA who goes by the name of "In$tinct." He doesn't have his own website or anything, but the wisdom he has to offer is still great! Enjoy. - Chief Hello guys, it's In$tinct here. Today I'm going to talk about something that PUAs don't talk about. It is mistakes. The other day I was on a forum and writing about a girl who rejected my kiss and … [Read more...]

8 Ridiculous Things PUA Gurus Say That You Should NEVER Do

8 Ridiculous Things PUA Gurus Say That You Should NEVER Do

My buddy Richard runs PUA Training and he just released this great video of "8 Ridiculous Things PUA Gurus Say That You Should NEVER Do." Over the years I have slowly realized that he and I think very alike! I agree with pretty much all of his points, especially for guys like me and the kind of guys who follow me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXYw8WNYr3o It's no secret that I've been … [Read more...]

The Danger of Over-investment

The Danger of Over-investment

Today we have a guest post from Will Legend, dating columnist and founder of DecodeHer! Enjoy. - Chief When used in finance, the term diversification means investing in a variety of assets in order to reduce risk. The idea is that more assets equals less risk. Well, up to a certain point – then the added security is marginal. In many ways, life is similar. You must invest your time, and more … [Read more...]

What I’ve Learned from 10+ Years in the Seduction Community as an Introvert

What I’ve Learned from 10+ Years in the Seduction Community as an Introvert

(For those of you unfamiliar with the "Seduction Community," aka the "PUA community," it refers to the collective online communities of men trying to learn how to hook up with women without making things too awkward. "PUA material" refers to any writing or practical advice for men when it comes to dating and seduction.) As an introvert, I used to have lots of issues making me utterly useless … [Read more...]

3 Confidence Crutches You Need to Stop Relying On

3 Confidence Crutches You Need to Stop Relying On

Everyone likes to start with training wheels when they first learn how to ride a bike. This applies to both literal bike-riding and pretty much everything else we learn to do in life. We need a more experienced employee to give us instructions and watch over us when we learn how to work a cash register at our first part-time retail job. We need the internet to look up how to get started in that … [Read more...]

Michael Chief Interviewed on “Flaking”

Michael Chief Interviewed on “Flaking”

So this new PUA on the scene named David McAlpine wanted to interview me on the topic of flaking. This is a very prevalent issue with guys trying to learn pickup, so I thought it'd be important to share my thoughts on the matter. The questions below are from David and my responses follow: David: A lot of newer guys coming into the game have a fairly high flake rate. They get the number but the … [Read more...]

Halloween Update

Halloween Update

Happy Halloween! First of all, let me start off by apologizing. In my last update I promised to release my online training program within October, but that hasn't happened! It sure has been taking me a while to develop this program, and I feel bad for those of you who were expecting it to be available this month. So, when I do finish and release it in November, I'll include some nice … [Read more...]