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How do I get rid of approach anxiety, and what’s an easy way to keep conversation flowing when you first meet a girl?

Okay, I’ll have to back it up a bit. What makes us anxious? Being in situations that we don’t feel we have control over. The biggest uncontrollable thing there is! And that’s not going to change. My point is, when you are doing something outside your comfort zone, aka growing, it’s going to feel awkward … Continue reading How do I get rid of approach anxiety, and what’s an easy way to keep conversation flowing when you first meet a girl?



Hunt Ethridge Dating Advice

Dating in a Recession

Originally published in The Hudson Reporter Okay, so we’re in a recession. I think everyone’s gotten that memo by now. Not only does it present the normal problems like keeping your job or finding new ones, but it presents a host of other problems. How do you meet a girl when you barely have enough … Continue reading Dating in a Recession



Hunt Ethridge Dating Advice

Valentine’s Day 2010

Originally published in The Hudson Reporter Hello readers and welcome to my new column. I’ll be exploring the ins and outs of the dating life here in Hoboken and Hudson county and the greater NYC scene. Well first off, the good news. CNN Money has ranked Hoboken (for the second straight year) as the best … Continue reading Valentine’s Day 2010



Hunt Ethridge Dating Advice

Spring ’10

Originally published in The Hudson Reporter Ah, Spring has finally sprung! After the winter we had, some people were wondering if it was ever going to end. I’m sure we’ll have a few colder days, but the back of winter is broken and the outside migration has begun. I lived in Miami for 4 years … Continue reading Spring ’10



Hunt Ethridge Dating Advice

It’s a process!

Originally published in The Hudson Reporter Just call me Dr. Date. It seems as if I’m the resident “doctor” of the group now. Have you ever met a doctor out socially and immediately start describing the weird pain you’d having in your tendons? That’s kind of what my life is like now. Any time I … Continue reading It’s a process!



Hunt Ethridge Dating Advice

Reader Question

Originally published in The Hudson Reporter Hi Mr. Hunt Ethridge, I am 28 and in real need of some advice on where to start looking to pick up some dates. I am not the bar type of person. I am bit old fashioned. I am more on the conservative side, go to church on Sundays, … Continue reading Reader Question



Hunt Ethridge Dating Advice

Dating 101

Originally published in Women’s Mafia With the weather this past week, we can see Fall peeking around the skirts of Mother Summer. Summer doesn’t officially end until the Autumnal Equinox (that’s September 23rd for all you non-dorks out there) but we all know that once you lock that door for the last time on your … Continue reading Dating 101