Nick Bastion

Author, psychology enthusiast & dating coach fascinated with the madness that is love & relationships. Vassar College grad, Psych and English major. Co-founder of Vixendaily.com. Love writing, traveling, movies, rock climbing and photography.

Recent Articles

The 3 Most Common Reasons Guys Lose Interest And Ghost You, According To A Guy

Imagine having the man you want being head over heels in love with you, so in love that he will never even dream of leaving you. It would be nice to never have to worry about whether he's going to lose interest and disappear from your life. But unfor…
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3 Weird Reasons Him Not Calling You His Girlfriend Is Actually A Good Thing

"Why won't he call me his girlfriend?" So many women ask themselves this painful -- albeit relevant -- question. You might be thinking to yourself, "Wait, are you kidding me? You're saying it's a GOOD thing if a man is refusing to make things officia…
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6 Ways To Be Confident Your SO Loves You If You Struggle With Anxiety

Only those with true anxiety disorder really “get” the waking nightmare that is anxiety. So when this anxious behavior mixes with love, it's naturally a whole different kind of situation. And when you're in a new relationship and are trying to assess…
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Why The No-Contact Rule Is The Hardest Part Of A Breakup

Don't contact your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend for exactly 89 days after you breakup. If he or she texts you, ignore him or her. Don't give in to this weak kind of failure. For God's sake, how do you expect this person to miss you when you're being…
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5 Reasons Hating Your Ex Will Actually Help You Move On

I hate you. I love you. I can't stand you. Have you ever felt these psychotic, swirling emotions while thinking about your lovely ex? I know most self-help books and love advice gurus will hate me for saying this, but there is something extremely ben…
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7 Lessons Donald Trump Surprisingly Can Teach Us About Love

What can Donald Trump and his crazy policies, outlandish statements and ludicrous comments teach us about love? You might assume he could only show us the opposite, but maybe not. Here are seven lessons Donald Trump teaches us about love: 1. Polarizi…
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8 Reasons The Guy Who’s Not Afraid To Cry Makes The Best Boyfriend

So, this is embarrassing and kind of off-the-wall. Writing this as a man, I'm not ashamed of the fact that sometimes, I can be moved to tears by the beautiful things in life. Our society today has fewer stereotypes than it did in the past when it com…
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4 Reasons Getting A Man To Commit Isn't A Necessary Relationship Goal

I was watching "The Bachelorette" the other day. (Yes, I know. A man watching "The Bachelorette" is absurd, but what can I say? I’m a sucker for analyzing relationships, and a female friend of mine had it on.) "The Bachelorette" believes a man needs …
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Mixed Messages: 7 Reasons A Guy Won't Respond To Your Text

"Why isn't he texting me back? I seriously don't understand it." "What did I do wrong?" "What the heck is happening to my life? Ugh. This is so frustrating." Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions and driven yourself crazy, while being s…
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7 Things You Need To Know Before Falling For An Oversensitive Person

Being overly sensitive has its unique challenges and perks when it comes to falling in love. The intensity of your emotions makes an already overpowering feeling a life-changing experience. When you're overly sensitive, you feel everything too much. …
By Nick Bastion