Dating Advice

Why the Gym Is the Worst Place to Meet Your Next Lover

The Guyliner | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

It seems no part of the gym is off limits when it comes to being chatted up or flirted with or, in the most extreme of cases and depending on your proximity to Vauxhall, a spot of shagging. The sunbed room at my gym - 12 tubes, an Ikea chair and a bin filled with discarded wet wipes - is almost always occupied and I have never seen any ultra violet light beaming from under that door.

The Truth About Pick Up Artists

Kezia Noble | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

Recently, you have most probably heard and read a fair amount about the Pick Up Artist Community. This is of course thanks to the media exposure that has been shone on Pick Up Artist Julien Blanc and his shocking pick up tactics. You have also have probably heard many male dating coaches defend him...

Four Reasons to Delete Your Ex on Facebook

Katy Horwood | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Breaking up used to be easy. A big argument, a few weeks of heartbreak - but essentially a clean break and a swift recovery. Nowadays, not so much. Regardless of whether you actually speak to an ex or not, the temptation to 'check in' on them is always there.

Julien Blanc - The Dangers of the DIY Pick Up Artist

Caroline Brealey | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Brealey

Watching Julien Blanc videos teaching men how to pick up woman I sat aghast. What I saw made my stomach churn, my heartbeat and my anger rise. Here was a man teaching men in Japan that to pick up a woman they should, in his words "take her by her head and shove it on their dick whilst yelling Pikachu."

Intimate Relationships: 10 Misconceptions Women Have About Sex

Olga Levancuka | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

Women often mistake sexual relationships for actual relationships and vice versa. And that makes a lot of sense, given that the psychological aspects of sex are as important as the physical ones; to both genders. Just that for some reason women are as willing to open up about their sexual feelings and needs, as men are willing to talk about their emotions.

Four Ways to Prevent Dating From Stressing You Out

Liz Marie | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Many, many things in life are stressful. Work, finances, family drama...dating shouldn't be one of them. Sure, it's not always going to be rose petals and long walks on the beach, but at it's core, dating should be fun, not some drag on your resources-emotionally, mentally or financially.

How to Pull - The Old-Fashioned Way

Katy Horwood | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

When out and about on a Friday night there are certain rules a girl would be well advised to follow in order to secure herself a snog at the end of the night. Good lighting, Rohypnol and 7 sambucas being my preferred short cuts as I get older, or for those of you young enough to still be bothered to put some genuine effort in, the following.

How to Stop Meeting Guys Who Just Want You For Your Vagina or Other Body Parts

Olga Levancuka | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

Men have no problem with the shopping process. They call it nature's way to sowing their seeds before any possibility of settling down occurs. Alas, the better looking they are, the smarter and better their financial position, the less likely they are to entertain the notion of settling down.

You'll Never Feel Lonely Again If You Give Out Your Details Online - So Don't!

Jacqui Hames | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech
Jacqui Hames

More and more people are signing up to the hundreds of paid and 'free' dating sites to be found on the net. If you're tempted, what you are really getting is a place on the web where you can post your details for strangers to read, and be able to contact you.

Seven Signs to See If She Likes You

Kezia Noble | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

If a woman is orbiting your space continuously, for no good reason other than to be near you, then take advantage of this! Women who don't want to be approached by a certain man will not make themselves available. We have many ways to avoid certain men, but when we like a guy, we always do our best to make the 'approach' as easy for him as possible.

The Six Online Dating Photo Fails

Katy Horwood | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

When it comes to dating profiles it can take quite a lot of effort to appear 'fresh' online. However, after scanning countless profiles, I have recognised that there are certain rules that men should adhere to in order to score a date.

The 25 Men You Should Really Never Date

The Guyliner | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

As ever, I only want to help, so if you want to separate the men from the boys and the woulds from the would-nots, here I have 25 more men you should, if at all possible, avoid when dating. Everything I do, I do it for you.

The Rise of the Armchair Dater

Katy Horwood | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

To imagine that someone would choose to make small talk with a total stranger under the pretence of potentially dating them (or not) makes me want to weep - or track down the first boyfriend I ever had, tell him all is forgiven and exit the dating scene for all and eternity.

Stop Moaning About Being Single and Get Yourself a Date.

Katy Horwood | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

There is no denying that life these days is increasingly hectic and when it comes to dating, I hear single people regularly say that they are keen to meet someone but are too busy to 'spend hours online' or 'stand around in bars trying to pull'.

The Chemistry Factor - Is This Something We Have to Wait for or Something We Can Create?

Brett Harding | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

Chemistry is undoubtedly a positive connection or that spark that makes you feel excited, physically attracted and interested in that person. But if there is no chemistry, is a fledging relationship doomed to fail?

Five Ways To Be the Best Girlfriend He's Ever Had

Liz Marie | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Not all men are created equal, but there are some common qualities nearly every guy looks for in a woman. Here are the top five ways you can be the best (and hopefully last!) girlfriend he's ever had.

Dating An Actress? Help Is At Hand!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Comedy

This 'Saturday Night Live' sketch hails from last year - but it's getting a new lease of viral life right now. Plus: it's timeless. Yes, anyone who...

Five Things That Aren't Worth the Fight in a Relationship

Liz Marie | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

I'm a big believer that fighting can be beneficial in a relationship. You can grow together, learn from one another and establish boundaries if you keep your arguments healthy and constructive. However, it's important to pick and choose your battles wisely as not all fights are created equal. Here are five things that just aren't worth a heated argument with your partner.

Why Short Men Should Read This

Kezia Noble | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

In my experience, my clients who are on the shorter side ( under 5 ft 6 ) often blame their height for their lack of success with women. They believe that if they were just a few inches taller, they would have an abundance of beautiful women in their lives.

The Men All Women Want

James Preece | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

It's very confusing for men as they are bombarded with images of well built, muscular men in the media. They are led to believe that they should look the same as them if they want to get women interested in having a relationship. So they are told to buy the latest protein powders, training gizmos and go to the gym five hours a day if they have any chance at all.

10 Things Everyone Should Do, While They Are Still Single!

Charly Lester | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charly Lester

It's a period of your life, which my married friends reassure me will be gone far too quickly! So, unlike most singletons, rather than rushing to ditch my single status, I've set to work making the most of it. Because when I finally reach the 'other side of single', I don't want to have any regrets!

Three Reasons Why Being Nice Is More Important Than Being Sexy

Liz Marie | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

I don't believe that nice guys finish last. At all. Whatsoever. In fact, male or female-being a genuinely nice and caring individual will take you much further, and much faster, than being the hottest person in the pub or on your online dating website.

5 Reasons No Woman Is 'Out of Your League'

Liz Marie | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

If you're a single guy, chances are you've met a woman and thought to yourself "I really like her, but she's out of my league" and therefore took yourself out of the game before giving her a chance to reject you...or not.

Why Being Single Totally Rocks

Katy Horwood | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Being single isn't something that should be endured, a temporary standing until your life really begins and somebody comes along to complete you, it is YOU. It is you on your own, exactly as you are without the prop of anybody else.

What Does Science Tell Us About Successful Relationships?

Brett Harding | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

Most of us want to settle down with "the one" and for that relationship to be a happy and healthy one. And while there is no such thing as a formula for the perfect relationship, there is a growing body of research focusing on the science of successful relationships. So what are the most important ideas when it comes to making love last?