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5 Bits Of Body Language Guys Don’t Notice

I’m not being a male apologist when I say that men are worse at noticing fine details than women. Hey, it’s scientific. Men have worse peripheral vision, and they rely slightly less on body language (or at least read different types of body language) than their female counterparts. As a result, we’ll often make a…

By: Phil Dotree / December 18, 2009

9 Inexcusable Excuses For Breaking Up

Many times when a relationship ends, the reason for the split is quite simple: One or both of the people involved in the romance simply aren’t into it anymore. In a perfect world, that’s all that someone would have to say. Unfortunately, humans aren’t perfect, and sometimes relationships end for dumb and/or ridiculous reasons. Me…

By: Phil Dotree / December 8, 2009

9 Ways To Unintentionally Bruise A Man’s Ego

Many of us guys have big, easily damaged egos, and even those of us with thick skin can be taken down by a casual word from a girlfriend, mother, boss, etc. Here are a few common ways a guy’s ego might get bruised a bit–remember to use this list only for good, never for evil.

By: Phil Dotree / December 4, 2009

Men’s Most Embarrassing Thoughts During Sex

Men are proud of their sexual exploits. That’s why we brag about them like idiots. However, during the actual act, some guys are much more uptight than they let on–sometimes uptight enough that they fail to really enjoy the experience.

Here’s a look at some common reasons for male self-consciousness during sex, and what…

By: Phil Dotree / December 1, 2009

The 5 Creepiest Sex Toys Ever Made

The stereotype out there is that women who buy and use sex toys are sexually free, independent-minded souls, while men who buy sex toys shouldn’t be living anywhere near a church or school. Hey, sex is sex — no big deal. Nobody should be shamed for a sex fetish, as long as it doesn’t hurt…

By: Phil Dotree / November 24, 2009

Do Guys Really Kiss And Tell?

My female friends (both of them) have asked me in the past whether guys are as prone to kissing and telling as women. It’s a tough question, because I don’t know how often women talk about men they’ve become romantically involved with (though my guess would be “constantly”) or what level of detail you use.

By: Phil Dotree / November 23, 2009

Take It From Him: What Men Think When Losing Their Virginity

Many women aren’t aware that just as there are emotional stages of acceptance of death, there are emotional stages of acceptance of sex. When men lose their virginity, they experience a remarkably similar set of emotions.

Here’s a look at the various stages that men go through when losing their virginity, drawing on my…

By: Phil Dotree / November 12, 2009

5 Horrifying Things You’ll Learn When Moving In With A Guy

I’ve lived with several women, and I don’t blame them for moving out as soon as they became aware of my idiosyncrasies. I don’t even blame them for leaving their cats behind, as long as they don’t blame me for giving the cats away (by opening my kitchen door and yelling at them).

Here…

By: Phil Dotree / October 29, 2009

5 Horrifying Things You’ll Learn When Moving In With A Guy

I’ve lived with several women, and I don’t blame them for moving out as soon as they became aware of my idiosyncrasies. I don’t even blame them for leaving their cats behind, as long as they don’t blame me for giving the cats away (by opening my kitchen door and yelling at them).

Here…

By: Phil Dotree / October 29, 2009

5 Subtle Signals Guys Won’t Pick Up On

Men are not the masters of the subtle. We’re the sex that laughs at farts and watches Jean-Claude Van Damme movies, and we wouldn’t know subtlety if it hit us over the head with a brick (which it probably wouldn’t do, since, you know, it’s subtlety and all).

As such, many of us have…

By: Phil Dotree / October 20, 2009

4 Sex Acts Guys Think They’d Enjoy (But Won’t)

Men look at sex the way dogs look at bacon: The object is to get as much as possible in any form or by any means before our inevitable deaths.

Some of the more inventive people in our society have come up with a variety of sex acts intended to improve the pleasure of…

By: Phil Dotree / October 13, 2009

4 Celebrated Sex Positions That Men Aren’t Really Into

Sex is really not that complicated, and many attempts from so-called “sexperts” to “spice it up” with a variety of positions end up making things overly complex. Now, men are in no position (pun intended) to complain, and there really aren’t any sex positions that we won’t appreciate. It’s like going to the Super Bowl:…

By: Phil Dotree / October 9, 2009

4 Sex Myths That Most Guys Believe

Many men have some very disturbed ideas about sex and biology. For instance, a good friend of mine spent years believing that girls pee out their butts; he thought this until he was age 21. He was a certified EMT.

The subtler sex myths, though, may be the most damaging ones. They ca…

By: Phil Dotree / September 29, 2009

Take It From Him: 4 Compliments That Guys Take As Insults

Men can be remarkably thin-skinned. Sometimes even a compliment will send us reeling. We think things through too much (which might not ring true with what you think of guys, but stay with me here). Even the nicest thing can be misconstrued as an attack on our manhood and genitalia, which are inextricably linked, and…

By: Phil Dotree / September 25, 2009

5 Sexual Tips From Cosmo That You Should Never, Ever Try Under Any Circumstances Ever (Ever)

Most guys look at Cosmopolitan magazine the same way that women tend to look at Maxim — as a ridiculous, over-the-top, hyperbole-filled look at sex that has no bearing on actual real-life relationships.

Yet, men still read Maxim (or look at it and grunt), and women still revel in Cosmo‘s softcore porn-filled pages.

By: Phil Dotree / September 22, 2009

5 Ways Women Try To Impress Men (And Why They Don’t Work)

Women do a lot of silly things to try to impress men; I know this, because men do a lot of ridiculous things to impress women, too. It’s like the circle of life, only it ends with quiet sobbing into a pillow.

The elements of sexual attraction aren’t too complex. Though, even accepted societal…

By: Phil Dotree / September 16, 2009

Take It From Him: If He’s Not On The Market, You Should Shop Elsewhere

I once told my mother about a girl I had a crush on. At the time, I think I was about 16, and I had so much acne that if I fell asleep at a library, when I woke up, a blind guy would be trying to read my face.

“Just go for…

By: Phil Dotree / September 10, 2009

10 Reasons He Didn’t Ask You Out On A Second Date

Guys can be fickle, or, as the French say, “huge jerks who don’t call women back.” Sometimes, though, we’ve got a pretty valid excuse for not picking up the phone. After the jump, why men might not call you back for that second date.

By: Phil Dotree / August 25, 2009

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