Dating Advice

Why Women Love Bad Guys

Kezia Noble | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

In this blog post, I will be as transparent and honest about my own personal experiences of being one of those women who CHOOSE to never learn their lesson, and hopefully, I will be able to give some clarity to why this is such a common predicament, and why it always will be.

Five Dating Don'ts

Roberta Verdant | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I'm thirty years old. That's roughly sixteen years' worth of dating and being recipient to cheesy chat-up lines. Those sixteen years have included some really amazing dates that have sometimes led into relationships. They've also included entirely too many dates full of small talk that wore very thin.

Five Things Women Wish Men Knew..

Kezia Noble | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

Dinner and candles might sound nice, but in reality it can be slightly overwhelming for a first date, especially if you met online. Keep formal or romantic dinners on standby for when mutual attraction has been established. When we are getting to know a guy we want an atmosphere that lends itself well to the experience.

Getting Out of the 'Friend Zone'

Tania O'Donnell | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tania O'Donnell

The reason why you are both just friends with each other is because you never actually showed sexual interest. Therefore you never really saw each other as a sexual threat.

Are These 1947 Dating Tips Relevant Or Completely Out Of Touch?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nowadays, in the online dating golden age, all you need to do is log on to Tinder, swipe your way through nearby singletons and - Hey, Presto! - you'v...

Why There Is No Such Thing as 'The One'

Katy Horwood | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Make no mistake, I love nothing more than the idea of two people finding each other and living happily every after. However I have news for you, it may come as a shock, and likely not be what you want to hear, but there is no such thing as 'The One'.

How to Date

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

When you come out of a relationship one of the scariest things can be putting yourself back out there and start dating again. And if you've been in a relationship for a while - it may be that things have changed quite a bit since you were last on the scene!

Why Drunk Sex Can Hurt Your Relationship

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While drunk sex with your partner might seem like a good idea at the time, it turns out a booze-fuelled fumble may be doing your relationship more har...

Hollywood, I've Got a Bone to Pick With You

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

When we were little girls we listened to fairy tales like Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty. As we grew up, we watched movies like Pretty Woman. All contribute to fairy-tale brainwash, the belief that the right man or woman will just show up in our life at the right place and right time, without us having to do anything to make it happen.

Is It True Love? 20 Ways To Tell

Liz Marie | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

It's not always easy to tell if the person you're dating is going to be around for the long haul. Here are 20 signs that will make it crystal clear if you've found the one... or not!

How to Scare a Woman Away in Five Easy Steps

Liz Marie | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

There are quite a few commonalities between the things men did that turned me off, it's as if they all read the same dating advice book claiming to know what women want. Well, I'm here to tell you that the book lied and you should definitely get a refund. Here are the top 5 things that men do that scare a woman away.

Stop Being That Annoying New Girlfriend

Malminder Gill | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

So you are in love, that is great news, good for you! You may have spent years dreaming up this new guy in your life and finally it has all come true and now life is just wonderful. However, you may have noticed some other changes developing in the background like none of your friends share your enthusiasm or you are starting to do things that you normally wouldn't.

Is Dating Your Friend a Good Idea?

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

The biggest risk was telling each other that they liked each other, in that way. Because they were friends the risk and impact of rejection is much higher. At the other end of things, if the relationship doesn't work, particularly if it ends badly, you run the risk of ruining the friendship.

Why You'll Never Meet Your Next Boyfriend at the Supermarket

The Guyliner | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Let's get one thing clear: following people around supermarkets checking out their arse is a bad idea, and you know this. But just this once won't hurt, you tell yourself. I'll keep a safe distance this time, you reason. It's only really stalking if they see you, you decide. You are wrong on all counts, but there's no stopping you now is there?

Conversations Not to Have at the Beginning of a Relationship

Katy Horwood | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Despite being an open-minded chap, breezy about subjects sexual and seemingly unfazed with the idea that a girlfriend might have had lovers in the past, he expressed, in no uncertain terms, that as a rule, things from the past should be left in the past and not discussed at length in the present. 

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Katy Horwood | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

In a situation where a person finds themselves 'dumped' the chances are they are unlikely to be of sane enough mind to walk down the street without collapsing in a crumpled heap, much less, select a suitable aromatherapy treatment. They will feel rage, they will feel fury, they will feel a burning resentment and bitterness for every man walking the planet.

Expect Nothing From a Date and You Won't be Disappointed

Katy Horwood | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

The key to a successful date is simple, expect nothing, and you wont be disappointed. I'm all for a short conversation pre-date, but email tennis for 3 week prior? Endless whatsapping and texts to and fro? Forget it. The only way to know you're on to a winner is to meet. Chemistry cannot be photographed, written or whatsapped it can only be felt.

Six Foolproof Second Date Tips

Liz Marie | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

The first date gets a lot of attention, doesn't it? A slew of blog posts and articles devoted to date #1 pop up on the internet nearly everyday. When the first date is over, and you've kissed goodnight and made plans to see each other again over the weekend... now what? Here are six foolproof second date tips!

Should You Use The Words 'Funny' And 'Passionate' In Your Online Dating Profile?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Writing your online dating profile is like crossing the cracks of doom on the way to Mordor. Should you let your real personality rip or keep it polit...

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Relationship

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

Well, since we can't change other people, the only way to change your partner's behaviour is to change yours (we give out what we receive). Why not review the following five areas to see where you could put the spring back into your relationship?

Should Relationships Really Be Effortless?

Toni Rae | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

I have always said that relationships should be effortless, and that there should be an unstated mutual respect and understanding for one another. For the most part, I still believe this. Relationships can be effortless, and the majority of the time it should be.

Five Reasons to Quit Online Dating

Nana Wereko-Brobby | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nana Wereko-Brobby

You may have met someone online and spent weeks engaging in quick fire banter, getting to know them and finding a place of comfort in your online relationship. But eventually you will have to meet up with them. It's always awkward meeting a blind date for the first time, but imagine the added pressure of knowing that you need to translate your online 'spark' into the real world.

When Everything Is Perfect... Except the Sex

Liz Marie | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

When your sex life is lacking, it's like a poison. You might not think it's a big deal at first, but problems in the bedroom tend to breed resentment and insecurity that can filter into every aspect of the relationship. A bad sex life usually doesn't mean you should throw in the towel quite yet though!

Why a Woman Should Never Ask Out a Man

Charly Lester | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charly Lester

Much as I despise applying fixed rules, or games, to relationships, there is one part of the infamous Rules, which I know from experience to be valid, even to dating in 2014. A woman should never actively pursue a man. If he likes her enough, he will engage in the pursuit.

The 10 Types of Dates Every Woman Will Go On in Their Lifetime

Liz Marie | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

The "I Don't Want To Waste My Good Hair Day Date" You catch a glimpse of your reflection in the mirror and think "Damn! I look super hot today, I simply cannot waste this pretty on going home and doing laundry." So you set up a date, obviously!