David Wygant is a world renowned life changer, social strategist, and dating and relationship coach. Through his live workshops and online content, he has helped millions of men and women improve their lives over the past 20 years. David has been featured on numerous major media outlets, including AskMen, Cosmopolitan, New York Times, NBC, and MTV.
In this raw and honest interview, David opens with the story of how he got into dating and relationship coaching. He stresses that there are no shortcuts to developing great social skills; you have to commit to taking consistent action everyday. David describes the initial process he would go through with a new client. He talks about sharpening your observation skills, owning your words, and stepping into a woman’s reality in order to connect.
David then discusses how mindset affects us, and why it’s important to lose attachment to outcome and be present in social interactions. He explains why trying to create attraction doesn’t work, and that in order to be attractive, you first have to love yourself. David offers advice on how guys can cultivate more self-love. He also talks about how to be a better listener and build a stronger connection.
Next, David describes the process of working through underlying psychological issues with his clients. He explains how to become more self-aware and recognize your patterns in order to become a better version of yourself. David also discusses validation, and what qualifies as healthy levels of validation. He then talks about sexual escalation, and why authenticity is such a sexy quality.
We ask David how a man can recognize when a woman is attracted. He goes back to the idea of learning by doing, and recognizing patterns through experience. Finally, David talks about the power of mentors and trusting their processes. He describes his philosophy for mastering any new skill in life. He discusses the importance of being specific with your needs and desires, and staying aware of them as they change over time.