UK Dating and Relationships

Dad’s ‘Rules’ For Dating His Daughters Have A Refreshing Twist

HuffPost | Amy Packham | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Parents

A dad’s “rules for dating” his daughters have gone viral for their refreshing and feminist message. Jeffrey Warren Welch, a poet and writer kn...

14 Things That Might Mean Your Partner Isn’t The One

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

No one gets into a relationship without imagining a potential future together, but just how long that future actually turns out to be is another matte...

Sex Unicorn: 12 Things To Consider Before You Agree To Become One

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You might be forgiven for thinking that a unicorn is a mythical white horse with a big horn, but this elusive creature can also be found in bedrooms a...

14 Things To Remember Before You Have Sex With Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You’ve been through a breakup and you are struggling to move on with the knowledge you will never see your ex-partner again. So in your infinite wis...

8 Signs You’re Going To Break Up With Your Partner

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

While conducting the postmortem on failed relationships, it tends to become blindingly obvious they were doomed to end. But when you’re in the middl...

Taking The Leap: Learning To Love Again

Bonnie Bruce | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bonnie Bruce

You'll never have these moments because, if you don't open yourself up to other people, why would they open up to you? Why should they give away the most precious pieces of themselves when the person that they're opening up to won't reciprocate that? Yes, it's scary to open up to somebody with such a huge level of hurt as a potential outcome.

11 Things You Need To Ask Yourself Before You Sleep With Your Co-Worker

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We know it is a terrible idea to shit where you eat, but a huge number of Brits still can’t seem to resist a little bit of workplace self-sabotage. ...

Read This If You're A Woman Who's Ready To Give Up On Dating

Shani Jay | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shani Jay

You have to believe it though. You have to believe that guys like this do exist. You have to not settle for residing in a mediocre eternal limbo. You have to be the girl who expects to be treated like she's magic, because you are magic.

EcoSexuality: 7 Things You Need To Know About This Sexual Identity

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ecosexuality takes the phrase “getting back to nature” to its most extreme, as a concept that celebrates and encourages humans coming together wit...

How Do You End A Relationship Gracefully?

Quora | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

What if those we select to share our lives with were well chosen and as such happen to be splendid people? What if they know us better than anyone? What if aside from lovers they are friends? What if we can manage to change the terms of our relationship with them without losing them?

I Test Positive For Psychopathy. This Is What My Romantic Relationships Are Like

Quora | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We are work. We have to put in a lot of work, and the other person has an uphill battle to understand us. We are trudging up the same hill on the opposite side. We don't understand you. We simply don't. We don't know why you need so much attention, or physical contact, or endless listening to problems. Not one bit. If we care enough though, we will try to understand and put the work in.

Does Dating Have Too Many Rules?

Quora | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

When you get to a truly comfortable place with your own needs and intentions, and develop that strong sense of self, you don't need to worry about rules. Instead, you are able to navigate potential relationships with the personal understanding and genuine honesty required to really connect, in a mature way, with someone (or recognize when you simply don't connect).

Phubbing: 9 Ways This Habit Is Killing Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You might not know what ‘phubbing’ is, but we would bet our smartphone you’re guilty of this increasingly prevalent relationship habit. ‘Phub...

General Election 2017: 17 Tweets That Prove Dating Apps Need A Political Filter

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Congratulations, you’ve only gone and matched with the hottest bloody person on the internet. But then they casually mention how wicked it is that ...

Online Dating: How Safe Is It Really?

Tristen Lee | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tristen Lee

Dating apps have revolutionised the way that we connect with other people, and new platforms are emerging and evolving at an incredible speed - each designed to offer us a fast and simple solution to finding love in the millennial age.

‘Straight Acting' And 9 Other Dating Profile Red Flags

Polly Rayne | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Gay, straight or any shade in between: dating’s changed. We’re past the tried and true method of ‘gets drunk in bar, makes slightly sloppy move...

13 Signs You Are Totally Still In Love With Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You may have technically broken up months (or even years) ago, but that doesn’t mean your heart necessarily got the memo. Anyone who is still pinin...

Cushioning: 10 Signs You’re Guilty Of This Dating Practice

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

No one could dispute that online dating and apps like Tinder have given single people more choice than ever before. But having lots of choice can mean...

12 Things Women Should Not Do When Dating, According To Men

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When we’re trying to impress someone new, we all want to show off our best qualities, but it seems that the pressure of dating can often make us act...

7 Signs You Are In A Happy Relationship, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Many relationships go through ups and downs, but only some of them are going to stand the test of time. And because we don’t have a crystal ball to...

14 Reasons Why Morning Sex Is The Absolute Best

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We are definitely not morning people and the alarm clock is our worst enemy, but waking up is remarkably easier when sex is on the cards. With none of...

Are You Sexually Happy?

Tracey Cox | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tracey Cox

Sexual happiness is an attitude: a healthy, uninhibited way of thinking about sex that gives you the courage to be truly yourself sexually. There are many light bulb moments that bring us to this blissful state - which is why the following list is by no means exhaustive.

7 Things To Do When You’ve Just Been Dumped, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

So you’ve found yourself back in the lonely hearts club just as you were planning a mini-break à deux, and you’re not best pleased with the situa...

6 Pieces Of Dating Advice For Women That Simply Need To Get In The Bin

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever come home from a date and spent the next week scrupulously analysing every single thing you did, every word you spoke and every non-discreet hair...

11 Things Everyone Learns When They Are Single

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

For many people being single is just the desolate wasteland of time between one long-term partner and the next, spent constantly on the hunt for your ...