Author Archives: workaholicvarun

Lockdown Gyan: Why moving to Chennai was the best decision my Father ever made!

My Father Srinivas Gowtham Mannava was born in Baapatla and studied in Guntur (near Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh). He was into stage acting during his childhood and had moved around all of Andhra Pradesh in his capacity as a stage actor. … Continue reading

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Vedanta in Dating

Ok, so 5, 000 (yes, Five Thousand!) Years ago, what was the most toughest task in Indian Civilization? Think deep. People were all goodnatured back then. At least that’s what we can deduce since they didn’t have a greed based … Continue reading

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Community based Matrimonials in India : Facilitators or Distinguishers?

I was watching a regional (Tamil) comedy channel on TV. I was inconveniently surprised to see a matrimony ad where two people are happily married because they married within the same caste. Being within the same caste helped them understand … Continue reading

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Who Am I? : Part One

When you are a party bee who hangs out with your wolf pack at least twice a week and converted your passion of hanging out and making new friends out of strangers into a Dating Guru, the last thing you … Continue reading

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Similarities between Professional Networking and First Date

As weird as the title of my blog post may sound, the strengths and weaknesses of an individual remain consistent in all domains of life. If one is mentally and physically strong, they could go out there and achieve anything. … Continue reading

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Dating Games in ‘The Game Of Thrones’

Disclaimer : This is my own personal account of Dating instances in The Game of Thrones series. This is not to belittle men/ women/ persons from the LGBTQ community. Most importantly this is not to disappoint or hurt any of … Continue reading

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How to win the Online Dating game! Chapter:1 – Tinder

How to win the Online Dating Game?Before we get to the part of how to win the online dating game, let’s take a look at the available options. Chapter 1 : TinderLaunched in September 2012, this app became not just … Continue reading

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Client Feedback on my Dating Workshop

“I can speak to a CEO of a firm easily but when it comes to speaking to a beautiful woman, I freeze! Your workshop helped me overcome that” – Dhrimeet When I started my “Dating Tips by Date Doctor” workshop … Continue reading

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90 minutes at “The Hindu” office

When I reached Hyderabad in 2006, I was a young chap with raging adrenalin. Although the adrenalin was focused on only one thing – ‘Making money and supporting my family’. When I got through to a financial services company in … Continue reading

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Love in a UBER Pool

               We met in a Uber Pool                 I instantly lost my cool I live in Somajiguda You live in Panjagutta We both had to reach Kothaguda … Continue reading

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