As you settle back into the dorms and sift through syllabi while searching for drink specials from the local pub, you also should put in some time improving your social life. The fall is a great time to lay a solid foundation of dating success on campus. To provide some tips on turbocharging your dating life, we turned to Neil Strauss, author of the international bestseller The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists and founder of the Stylelife Academy. Be Adventurous The first thing you need to realize about improving your dating life is that some techniques may seem unusual or even a bit uncomfortable at first. And logic and attraction, unfortunately, have nothing to do with each other.
Case Study: He Read The Game by Neil Strauss
Tyler/TD (Owen Cook)
According to Neil Strauss , author of The Game , there are several switches that must be flipped in a woman to make her feel attracted to you. Trust is an important issue for most women. This must be demonstrated. In other words, you must have a life and goals. This is where demonstrations of higher value DHVs are useful. She wants a guy others will envy her for, that she can brag about to her friends. This is where social proof comes in, where story-telling comes in.
Neil Strauss (Style)
Neil Darrow Strauss , also known by the pen names Style and Chris Powles , born October 13, [ citation needed ] is an American author, journalist and ghostwriter. He is best known for his book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists , in which he describes his experiences in the seduction community in an effort to become a "pick-up artist. After graduating from high school at the Latin School of Chicago in ,  Strauss attended Vassar College ,   then transferred to  and subsequently graduated in Psychology from Columbia University in He moved on to The Village Voice , where, prior to becoming a reporter and critic, he took on tasks ranging from copyediting to fact-checking to writing copy.
I also usually give her a nickname. Email me at [Insert your email neil] and tell me three qualities you possess that would make me want to get to know you better. I will, of course, send you a non-illustrated pic — two if I like what you have to say.