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Category Archives for Media Appearances

“The Secret Scientific Findings About Sex, Love, and Female Desire That Society Doesn’t Want You To Know” — My Capstone Lecture at SMU

After catching up and discussing ongoing research with Professor Norm Li at the Singapore Management University (SMU) for most of the afternoon, I gave a talk to the graduating class of SMU at their Capstone Seminars. I chose the deliberately eye-catching title: “The Secret Scientific Findings About Sex, Love, and Female Desire That Society Doesn’t Want […]

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Honesty as the Cornerstone of Attraction and How to Demolish Your Deepest Insecurities in Dating: 21 Convention Full Talk with Outline

The original title of the talk was, “Honesty as the Cornerstone of Attraction.” I think that title still best encapsulates the content of the talk, but an attendee wrote in and said that as a result of my talk, he learned how to demolish his deepest insecurities, and I thought that’d be a catchier title. […]

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Dating Coach David Tian, Ph.D., on Channel NewsAsia: Top Tips to Get Hitched

Check out this exclusive feature video I did with Singapore-based Channel NewsAsia in which I give both men and women 5 tips on how to succeed in dating:

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Dating in Singapore through Government Channels: The Truth about the Social Development Network

I was interviewed by TODAY news on the current state of dating in Singapore, specifically on the new initiatives–like dating vouchers–launched by the governmental body, The Social Development Network, which tries to hook up Singaporeans. We also touched on the plight of single (older) women in Singapore, as well as the type of locations for […]

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How to Keep a Cool Head Under Pressure: David Tian, Ph.D., and Head & Shoulders

This was a video Head & Shoulders shot of me to help them promote their new Cool Blast shampoo for men. I got a sampler pack to try and it really was a great product. The smooth texture was soothing, and the minty smell made my scalp tingle in a refreshing way. Excellent way to […]

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Love, Online Dating, and Social Media Week

I was honoured to be invited to speak at the panel on “Love in a Time of Social Media” as part of the Social Media Week in Singapore. The theatre was packed full of reporters and media experts. It was a real pleasure speaking on this panel. As part of the run-up to this event, […]

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Speaking at the 21 Convention Melbourne 2012

I was invited to speak at the 21 Convention in Melbourne, Australia, by Anthony Johnson, the founder. I ordinarily turn down offers to speak at pick up conventions and summits because that’s not the direction I want to go, but I was impressed by how well-balanced and mature, ironically, the 21 Convention had become in […]

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Dating Coach David Tian on Singapore Dating Reality TV Show, “Love in Progress”

Merry Christmas! I’m spending it in the warm presence of family and friends in Toronto, Canada. For those who get Singapore local TV, you might have noticed me on the hour-long reality TV show airing on Mondays prime time. I’m the dating expert who appears halfway through the show to give commentary on the dates […]

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My Interview with Career Hack

Seasons Greetings! The author of this blog, Michael Park, got in touch with me a long time ago about various things and asked to do this interview a while back. It’s finally out! I hope it helps people get a better idea of what it’s like to make a living from dating consultancy and social […]

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David Tian as Guest Expert for Proctor & Gamble’s New Head & Shoulders Cool Blast Shampoo

I had an amazing time participating at an annual promotional event for Proctor and Gamble Asia, who invited me to speak as a guest expert about their new Head & Shoulders Cool Blast shampoo. It’s actually a really great shampoo, been using it every day for the past month and love the way it feels […]

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What They Never Taught You in School: My 8 Days Magazine Interview

The reporter for 8 Days was the most thoroughly prepared reporter I’ve ever been interviewed by. He distilled my points into 6 Life Lessons. I especially appreciated the sixth lesson, which emphasized that learning how to pick up girls doesn’t bring happiness. Click on the images to enlarge.

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Dating Coach David Tian on the TODAY newspaper for “Best Things I’ve Had For Under $10”

The TODAY paper in Singapore approached me for this fun series. Others who have contributed usually list local foods or hawker foods, and since my knowledge in that area is still growing, I went with my tried-and-true. Check it out! Click on the image to enlarge.

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Singapore’s Single Guys and What Women Should Know About Them

I did a fun and light-hearted interview with Xin MSN over at the Mediacorp studios. The author quoted me verbatim in her article, and reading them now, I would’ve preferred if she had cleaned up my grammar so it looks better in writing, haha. Spoken communication is very different from written. In any case, she […]

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“The Date Doctor” Radio Show Covered by Channel NewsAsia

Check out the latest news article on my “The Date Doctor” show with Marilyn Lee on Singapore’s Class 95 FM. Tian will be dispensing relationship advice and answering listener questions in the new Date Doctor segment from 10-11pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, during Class 95FM’s Love Songs programme, which runs from 9pm to 1am […]

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Date Doctor David Tian is Co-Host on Singapore’s Class 95 FM Love Songs

Tune in to Class 95 FM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10-11 PM to hear me as The Date Doctor David Tian on Love Songs with Marilyn Lee! It starts airing on August 20 and will run continuously for a couple of months. And starting Friday, August 24, it will be a LIVE call-in […]

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Dr. David Tian on “The Hot Seat” Interview by Will X of Singapore’s 938 LIVE Radio, Part 4/4

Here’s part 4 of my radio interview with Will X on 938 LIVE in Singapore. It was the most intelligent media interview I’ve done so far In the final part of this 4-part interview, some of the things you’ll learn include: * How to overcome approach anxiety and get over rejection, even if you’ve been […]

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Dr. David Tian on “The Hot Seat” Interview by Will X of Singapore’s 938 LIVE Radio Show, Part 3/4

Here’s part 3 of my radio interview with Will X on 938 LIVE in Singapore. It was the most intelligent media interview I’ve done so far 🙂 In part 3 of the interview, some of the things you’ll learn include: * How dating and socializing are different in Singapore versus the West * What influence […]

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Dr. David Tian on “The Hot Seat” Interview by Will X of Singapore’s 938 LIVE Radio Show, Part 2/4

Here’s part 2 of my interview with Will X of Singapore’s 938 LIVE radio. It was the most intelligent media interview I’ve had so far. In part two of the interview, some of the things you’ll learn include… * How dating academies can help solve Singapore’s national problem of declining marriage and birth rates, especially […]

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Dr. David Tian’s on “The Hot Seat” Interview by Will X of Singapore’s 938 LIVE Radio Show

It was my great honour and pleasure to be interviewed on Will X’s radio show “The Hot Seat” on Singapore’s 938 LIVE last Tuesday evening from 7-8 PM. The entire interview will be aired again 1-2 PM on Saturday, November 12 and 9-10 PM on Sunday, November 13. It was the most intelligent interview I’ve […]

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Singapore Dating Coach David Tian, Ph.D., to be Interviewed by Will X on Singapore’s 938 LIVE Radio Show, The Hot Seat

Tune your radios to 938 Live for Will X’s show, The Hot Seat! I’m honored to be interviewed in The Hot Seat by one of Singapore’s best radio hosts, Will X. This will be aired on Tuesday, November 1, 7-8 PM. It will be repeated from 1-2 PM on Saturday and 9-10 PM on Sunday. […]

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