UK Dating and Relationships

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

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.05.2017 | 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 ...

9 Ways To Tell If Someone Is Flirting With You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Admittedly Brits are not known for romantic sensibilities, ability to master small talk or charm each other into bed with poetry and prose. Instead w...

The Hell Of Dating In Your Late 30s

Cookie Kibbles | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cookie Kibbles

The trouble is, single men in their 30s who have never been married or had children are hard to come by. On the whole it's true that most of the good ones have been snapped up by savvy women while they were in their 20s and are now blissfully happy married.

5 Things That Everyone Experiences After Sex, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Given the amount of time we all spend thinking about sex, we have to admit that the majority of that brainpower is dedicated to the before and during ...

These 7 Things Make You More Likely To Cheat, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

No one in a relationship likes to think about their partner cheating, but sometimes you can’t help but wonder who else they’ve got rattling around...

How Many Dates Should You Wait Before Having Sex With Someone?

Matthew Smith | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Smith

Despite not being the most popular option for men or women, the "three date rule" is more popular when Brits think about other people's romantic entanglements. When asked how many times they thought a newly dating couple should go out before having sex for the first time, 16% of Brits gave three dates as the most appropriate milestone, including 18% of men and 14% of women.

16 Reasons Why Outside Sex Is Totally Overrated

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Now we like to think of ourselves as sexually adventurous - sometimes we even consider intercourse with the lights on - but it is a truth universally ...

15 Reasons Why Shower Sex Is The Absolute Worst

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There was a time in our lives when, thanks to films and 90s music videos, we believed that shower sex was actually a legitimate way to enjoy adult lif...

The 16 Most Annoying Things That All New Couples Do

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ok, we get it, you have found yourself a relationship that is not only emotionally validating you as a person, but also provides enough regular sex th...

19 Questions Everyone Asks Themselves During A One Night Stand

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There’s nothing like the familiar feeling of waking up in a bedroom you’ve never seen before with someone whose name you definitely haven’t forg...

Why I'm Ditching Dating Apps, For Now

Liam Beattie | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Liam Beattie

One of the biggest attractions of using apps is that they take the pressure off having to ask someone 'out on a date'. There's no face-to-face rejection, it's all done via a screen where any emotional outpouring can easily be masked with a light-hearted LOL or emoji.

How To Be Better At Being Single... And How Your Hair Can Help

Dee Greenwood | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dee Greenwood

Who'd be single ay? Chatting with potential suitors, getting all dressed up and pulling out your wittiest convo only to be 'ghosted' or 'breadcrumbed' after only two or three promising dates. Don't write it off just yet though...single life might be more advantagous than it first appears.

OKCupid Asked People If The World Would Be A Better Place If My Children Never Existed - I'm Not Allowing That

Ismail Kaji | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Parents
Ismail Kaji

To ask if people with low IQs, which may include people with learning disabilites, shouldn't have the right to have children is very unfair. There are a lot of stories about people who don't have a learning disability and have children and find out it's not something they can handle.

Much To Do With Hate (But More With Love...)

Caragh Little | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech
Caragh Little

We all have those things about, which our opinions are best summed up as meh. We don't love them - we don't hate them. And you don't really want to feel meh about someone you're dating, or want them to feel like that about you. Meh is the antithesis of passion and passion's meant to be there when you like someone or even fall in love.

This Is The Place In The UK Having The Most Sex, Sorry London

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you’re thinking about jumping on the property ladder, you might not want to consider your location based on your commute, or whether you c...

People Share The Times They Tried Something New During Sex, And Instantly Failed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It is no secret that after a while, things can get stale in the bedroom, and it is good for your sex life to try and spice things up a little. But the...

Online Dating: 10 Tips For Newly Single People

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you have found yourself single after many years of being off the market, you might have noticed that things have changed a little since you were la...

If You're Looking For Love, Try Looking Inside First

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Baldwin

Guided by the belief that love equalled loss, I deliberately sought out men with whom there was no chance of real intimacy - commitment-phobes, men with partners or men who were gay. Either that, or I would find fault with every good guy I got close to.

Which Type Of Break-Upper Are You?

Rachel Conlisk | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Conlisk

hey can occasionally blend from one category into another, but most break-uppers or break-uppees will identify with one of these. I present: The Clean Break; The Beat a Slow Retreat; The No Fault Clause; The Ghoster.  

Single On Valentine's Day? Don't Worry, The Internet Is A Comforting Pit Of Misery

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We are well aware that the Domino’s delivery guy texts us more than any other human being, we really don’t need a whole day dedicated to reminding...