Eventually she quit after witnessing a recently deceased coworker - there's no way I would share this via my blog if she was still a spy.
She was a good friend., especially in younger people as documented in a Journal of Adolescent Health paper.
The Solution: The activities that get you laid; dating, courtship and lovemaking really are skill sets that need to be developed with study, coaching, practice and repetition.
Three really excellent, ethical resources I've found for these areas are the The Art of Charm Podcast and ; doing well in school, finding a good job, applying abstract ideas, using technology, etc.
In a recent The Economist article, Satoshi Kanazawa, author of 3 books and 80 articles on psychology, explained that what smart people generally suck at is things that are Evolutionarily Familiar: finding someone to mate with, making friends, parenting, preparing food, etc.
This smart drug has been shown to help those suffering from alcohol and methamphetamine addiction.
On the Wikipedia page there are 6 different studies linked where Piracetam helped people with alcoholism issues.
We started going out together once or twice a week, as friends.
One night we jokingly agreed to be each other's PLAN B in case we didn't hook up with strangers at the party we were going too (again, classy, I know! Before I dropped her off I announced that I needed a glass of water from her apartment.
Years later, now pretty fluent in Spanish, while chatting up a girl wearing a fashionable hat at a rooftop bar in Columbia, I was horrified to realize that I had completely forgotten the Spanish word for hat.