A selection of original articles written by Wes Colton and Regina Hopkins for Introvert Unbound.


If Online Dating Were Real Life

What if the dynamics of online dating happened in person?

What’s Your Dating Trajectory?

How is your dating life today compared to a year ago? That’s your dating trajectory.

Why You Shouldn’t Take Rejection Seriously

The best way to do away with the misery of rejection is to stop taking it so seriously.

4 Things My Successful Coaching Clients Have in Common

If you’re looking to improve your own social life, here are four qualities cultivated by those who have done just that.

When Should You Give Up On Dating?

As a dating coach I can tell you the vast majority of men who have abandoned dating have done so too soon.

4 Lies Dating Coaches Tell

As a dating coach, few things bother me more than bad advice from other coaches. 

5 Signs It’s Time to Hire a Dating Coach

Not sure if the image you’re projecting is going to entice potential dates? Here are 5 signs you could use some help from the pros.

The Case Against Online Dating

While there’s no question online dating can enhance many people’s dating lives, I’m going to explain why, as a dating coach, I don’t often recommend it to my clients.

Introverts & Dating Apps: 5 Tips to Help You Stay Sane

Even with their dark side, dating apps do have a place in the dating world in terms of functionality and usefulness.

Weathering Breakups as an Introvert

Find out why breakups are typically worse for introverts than extroverts and what you can do about it. 

Five Introvert Dating Advantages

There are several ways in which we introverts have a leg up on extroverts when it comes to dating. 

Are You In Dating Denial? 

Basically, if you’re a guy who’s not where he wants to be dating-wise and you keep telling yourself that the problem will fix itself—you’re in dating denial.

Qualifying and Screening a Date

Qualifying is nothing more than asking a woman questions about herself so you can figure out if she’s the type of woman you want to date.

9 Reasons You’re Not Getting Dates

If you’re not getting regular dates, I can almost guarantee that at least one—and likely more than one—of these reasons applies to you

The Most Common (and Fixable) Habit Keeping You From Attracting Women

It might not sound like much, but proximity is often the difference between a woman perceiving you as a potential sexual partner or just a friend/harmless rando.

How to Deal with Ghosting

For those who don’t know, ghosting is when someone stops texting you without any explanation why. We’ve all had it done to us. But why does it hurt so much?

Rejection = Success

Though it may sound counterintuitive, the more successful you get with women, the more rejections you’ll be experiencing.


Myers-Briggs vs. Big Five: Which is More Useful for Introverts

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)® and the Big Five are two popular personality assessment tools that can help you better understand what it means to be an introvert.

Facing Your Fears as an Introvert

Fear is one of the biggest obstacles we introverts face on the path to transforming our social, dating, and work lives.

Leveraging Your Introvert Strengths

One of the simplest ways to figure out where you naturally shine as an introvert is through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) personality assessment.

The Paradox of Self Love and Self Help

Can you embrace the paradox of self love and self help?

How To Stop Being Lazy

Laziness is the main obstacle keeping you from the life you want.

No Growth Without Failure

Mini-disasters are some of the best things that can happen to you.

Overcoming Hardship as a Man

No question being born a man has its advantages. But you don’t need me to tell you it also comes with its share of obstacles.

Skipping a Level Isn’t the Same as Beating It

The true path to mastery is completing every stage from beginner, to intermediate, to advanced.

Why Most Advice for Introverts is Dead Wrong

Either implicitly or explicitly, the message is all too often that because you’re an introvert it’s okay to avoid socializing. 

Ditching the Introvert Crutch

Sorry to break it to you, but being an introvert isn’t an excuse for sucking at conversation.

An Introvert’s Secret to Extending Your Social Battery

Over the years, I started to accept the fact that my aversion to socializing might be keeping me from living the life I wanted.

Reframing Small Talk

The reason small talk seems so superficial is because it is.


The Introvert Guy’s Guide to Making Friends

Let’s face it: as an introvert guy it can be tough to make friends. In many ways it’s easier to go out and find women to date than it is to meet a dude friend to hang out with. 


The 10 Commandments of Working From Home

Here are the Ten Commandments I follow that have allowed me to successfully work from home for almost a decade.