Dating Advice

How to Start Trusting Others... When Dating.

Olga Levancuka | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

What we tend to ignore, when we decide to jump head over heels into the dating soup, that in dating, speed dating, online dating or blind dating, each of us turns up with a very limited amount of trust and an enormous stash of barriers and protection.

Why Our Trust Issues Are the Key Sabotaging Ingredient When It Comes to Dating

Olga Levancuka | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

At the end, no one wants to get hurt again. Or no one wants to invest their time in romancing and find that only a few months down the line 'not to be chosen'. Rejection hurts. Bad relationships hurt as well.

How to Know Someone Is Good in Bed.. Before bed.

Effi Mai | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Effi Mai

It's always worth looking at these things, because you don't want to get home full of excitement for the sexual times ahead only to find she lies there like a wet fish and doesn't get your fish wet at all.

New Year - New Love: How To Find a Partner in 2015

James Preece | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

The upcoming year is the year that you're going to find love the effortless way. As a dating coach I help singles with the process, making it fun and manageable. Here are just a few of my dating expert tips to help you find the love that you are looking for.

Five Awesome Tricks to Help You Make the Most of Your Online Dating Experience

James Preece | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

The most important thing I want to teach you is that you don't have to write long essays to get a reply. You'll be contacting lots of people every day, so sending long messages can really zap your energy and motivation. If they are popular they won't have time to read everything anyway, so short messages will get their attention.

A Fantastic Night: The UK Dating Awards 2014

Caroline Brealey | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Brealey

The night itself was jam packed with everyone from the big online dating companies such as eHarmony, Lovestruck and Guardian Soulmates, to TV dating expert Jo Hemmings and the glossy magazines who write about all things love, dating and breakups.

Christmas Dating Advice for Singles

James Preece | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

There is nothing quite like the holiday season; the warmth of family, the delicious food, and the overall good cheer that's in the air. One way to quickly crush all of this holiday goodness is knowing you have to turn up to your family's big event without that holiday date in tow.

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

The Guyliner | Posted 24.01.2015 | 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 23.01.2015 | 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 18.01.2015 | 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 07.01.2015 | 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 06.01.2015 | 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 03.01.2015 | 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 29.12.2014 | 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 29.12.2014 | 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 23.12.2014 | 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 18.12.2014 | 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 14.12.2014 | 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 10.12.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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.