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Category Archives for Psychology

Life Coaching, Anthony Robbins, and How to Get Girls (My Interview with Dating Skills Review)

You might have noticed a shift in the content that I’ve been putting out over the past few years. It’s been an enjoyable process of growth, progress, and evolution to go beyond just a narrow interest in pleasure and women.  And naturally, that has led to a change in my own research interests, coaching, and […]

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“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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Mark Manson Interview with David Tian at Aura Dating Academy – “Inside the Players’ Lounge”

The latest interview in the “Inside the Players’ Lounge” series is with my good friend, Mark Manson, who has written some of the very BEST analyses of relationships and mating psychology. Many of his articles have gone seriously viral… and for very good reason. Just some of the things you’ll learn in this video include: […]

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The Manifesto: How to Become a Sexually Attractive Asian Man–Adventurous and Easygoing (Part 6 of 6)

This is Part 6 and the last part in this section. To read from Part 1 of this section on being adventurous and easygoing, click here. To read the Introduction to the Manifesto, click here. How to Have It All Now you want to know how you can do this, how you can have it […]

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The Manifesto: How to Become a Sexually Attractive Asian Man–Adventurous and Easygoing (Part 2)

Developing Independence and Eliminating Approval-Seeking Behaviour The next installment in our Manifesto series! To read from the Introduction, click here. To read from the start of the this section on being Adventurous and Easygoing, click here. So you grew up with strict, demanding parents and ended up with an approval-seeking personality, especially from women. You’re […]

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The Manifesto: How to Become a Sexually Attractive Asian Man–Leadership (Part 1/3)

In the Introduction, I stated that an attractive, sexually successful Asian male is assertive, adventurous and easy going. He is also highly sexual, and perhaps foremost, the sexually attractive Asian male is a leader. To see the Introduction, click here. From talking to countless Singaporeans about this, I’ve discovered that some in Singapore think being […]

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The MANIFESTO: How to become a Sexually Attractive Asian Man–Introduction

The Asian man is a bit of an underdog in the modern dating world. While he possesses many qualities that might help him to be a good husband, these qualities are often overlooked by women who are initially looking for hot dating material, not husbands. You, as an Asian man, need to understand the feelings […]

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SMU Capstone Talk on Demolishing Your Deepest Insecurities with Honesty

Happy new year! Twice over! I’ve been so incredibly busy since Christmas that two new year’s festivities have passed since I last posted–the regular new year and now the Lunar New Year. I love living in Singapore, where the cultural festivals of several cultural groups are respected and observed, including the Chinese New Year. One […]

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Dating Coach David Tian, Ph.D., Interviews Professor Norman Li of SMU (All Parts)

UPDATE: I’ve just uploaded the third and final segment of the interview with Norman Li! Scroll down to view it! Inside the Players’ Lounge is a series of interviews of top dating coaches and social artists who are Asian, are based in Asia, or have a deep interest in Asia and its women. In this […]

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Singapore “Dating Coaches” and Aura Dating Academy: An Experience

* The following is a true story, which took place in Singapore * A couple years ago, Michael Tan, a 27-year old Singaporean engineer realized he needed help with women. He had had girlfriends before two of them one during his JC years and another during his uni days. Neither of those girls were what […]

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Inside the Players’ Lounge, Episode 1, Part 2: Dr. David Tian Interviews Starlight from Love Systems

Inside the Players Lounge is a series of interviews of top dating coaches and social artists who are Asian, are based in Asia, or have a deep interest in Asia and Asian women. You can find Part 1 of the Inside the Players’ Lounge interview with Starlight here. In Part 2 of the interview, some […]

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How Can I Get Girls when I’m Asian, Short, Too Young, or [insert limiting belief here]?

The Aura Dating Academy Private Forum is rockin’! There is so much great content there, I can barely keep up. One frequent contributor is Approach Coach and former client Lt. Walker. Being a Singaporean of Indian descent, he recently wrote his thoughts on Limiting Beliefs having to do with race, height, age, or whatever. Without […]

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How to Use Humour to Attract Women

This is my latest article on Amped Asia. You can check out my article on “How to Use Humor to Attract Women” here. I’ve reproduced it below for your convenience. If the jpegs are too small, click on them, and that will enlarge them for you in a new browser. As always, comments are welcome! […]

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Top 5 Tips for Singaporean Men Who Want to Attract Beautiful Women

The premier news channel in Singapore, Channel News Asia, asked me to put together a list of the top five tips for Singaporean men who want to attract beautiful Singaporean women. You can find my article here! Unfortunately, it seems the formatting was all lost in the conversion, so all the bold text is gone, […]

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How much Social Comfort is there in Singapore?

Living in Singapore for over two years, what has struck me as probably the most salient trait of Singaporean people in general, and young men in particular, is the lack of social comfort and the prevalence of social anxiety. And this is directly related to their general inability to approach or date women outside their […]

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Is it Easier or Tougher for Foreign Guys in Asia?

This is going to be a fun and possibly controversial post. Ask the Rake Mailbag time! I’ve gotten many emails that ask me whether the rumors are really true about how easy Asian girls in Asia are. Here’s one from Max. “…My friend went to China and said it was SOOO easy approaching there in […]

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The Secret to Handling Shit-tests from Hot Girls

I just got back to Canada after a few days in the US. It’s been great visiting with old friends and just plain catching up with ’em, but I had too much fun and didn’t get nearly as much done as I had planned. This week’s going to be a killer, so I apologize in […]

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On the Superiority of Internally-Driven Game

It’s great to be back in North America. I’d thought I’d have to brave bitter cold winds here in the northeast, but we’re going through a warm spell, which would be perfect if it weren’t for the accompanying rain. Still, it’s warmer here now than in Beijing, so I can’t complain 🙂 But damn, do […]

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