Dating Tips

Three Reasons Why Being Nice Is More Important Than Being Sexy

Liz Marie | Posted 29.08.2014 | 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.

Five Reasons Men Might Think You're 'Needy'

Liz Marie | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

A man will run screaming for the hills if he is afraid he's met a stage five clinger. However, many times a woman will project that she's needy without even knowing it, when that might not be the case! Here are five of the top things women do that scare men into thinking she's needy.

Decoding Dumb Clichés People Post on Dating Profiles

The Guyliner | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Your dating profile - or the bio on whichever app your fingers are getting busy with - is your storefront, your prime advertising space. Sure, a picture tells a thousand words, but as anyone who's spent more than a minute in the company of a boyband can tell you, hot looks are no guarantee of a great brain or a good time.

Please Don't Send Me a Photo of Your John-Thomas

Melissa Davis | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Melissa Davis

Sexuality is complicated and we all have our secrets and desires, most of which are vastly different from those of the next person. But what it is about sending unsolicited images like this via social media that makes us think this is a 'safe' thing to do?

Five Things Women Wish Men Knew..

Kezia Noble | Posted 12.09.2014 | 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.

How to Date

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 09.09.2014 | 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!

How to Scare a Woman Away in Five Easy Steps

Liz Marie | Posted 25.08.2014 | 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.

Conversations Not to Have at the Beginning of a Relationship

Katy Horwood | Posted 02.08.2014 | 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. 

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!

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!

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!

How to Guarantee There Won't Be a Second Date

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jordi Sinclair

Ah, the second date - the "Holy Grail" of dates. The date that says "hey, we got through the first date without killing each other and we can probably tolerate each other again for another few hours at least".

Deciphering Dating, Part Four - the New Rules: The Dating Dos and Don'ts for the Digital Generation

Kate Bellamy | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Bellamy

Rule: Don't Talk Too Much in the First few Weeks.' (Let me just take a moment to arrggghhhh!!!!) Sorry. Obviously don't text him, tweet him or talk to him. Just shut up will you! You don't want him to realise your stupid do you?

WATCH: Eskimos Have Many Words For Dating Including 'Badoinkadoink'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Just as Eskimos have many-a-word for snow and their own race (Inuit, Greenlander, Yupik), they also have plenty of options when talking about dating. ...

Eight Rules for Dating in 2014

Jean Smith | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

While researching for my book, The Flirt Interpreter, I interviewed 100 men in four different international, Western cities. I asked them if they would like it if a woman approached them and asked them out. The answer was a resounding 'yes!' on both counts. Followed by 'as long as it's not done too aggressively'.

10 Dating Tips We Can Learn From Animals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Want to attract that special someone? Try using one of these 10 handy tactics, as deployed by our furry (and feathered) friends... ...

Deciphering Dating, Part Three - Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus

Kate Bellamy | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Bellamy

Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus is probably one of the best known dating manuals there is, putting the, "sorry what?" Into "what are they thinking?" Comparing men to rubber bands and women to waves, from the beginning it's clear this dating guide could use its own guide.

Four Mistakes That Boys Make on Dates at University

Jess Evans | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Evans

So we're students, yes we get it, we're both shamelessly poor, we're both not so great at the whole saving our loan for anything other than alcohol, and impulsive shopping trips, however boys; if you actually do ask a girl out on a date and clearly tell her you want to take her out, then surely this must mean a dinner, a cinema ticket or a few drinks are paid for in the date?

The Secrets Everyone Should Know About Dating (Part One)

Maria Chiorando | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

She's an attractive blonde, and she's had her fair share of return right-swipes. "So are you going to talk to anyone else?" I ask, and she replies that she'd feel bad doing it before the date she has with this guy. I wouldn't think twice about it.

How to Have More Luck Online Dating This Year...Than You Did Last Year

Liz Marie | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

January marks the most popular time of the year for online dating, with singles worldwide pledging that this is the year they will find love once and for all, and jumping online to do it. Chances are though, if you're single, this won't be the first time you've tried online dating...

What Happened When This Woman Put Up A Fake Online Dating Profile Proclaiming To Be Lazy And Racist With The Picture Of A Model?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Columnist Alli Reed's online dating experiment is enough to make you cancel your profile, swear off men altogether and take up a sex-replacement hobby...

The Language of Love: Confidence

James Preece | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

This time of year is always busy for me. With Christmas just around the corner, the dating season is in full swing! Parties, family events and a general feeling of optimism make people more approachable, which is an added bonus if you are looking for love.

10 Tips to Find Love This Christmas: Stand Up if You Want a Date

Jean Smith | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

Christmas. A time for living, a time for believing. So sang the perennially single Sir Cliff. But what if we want to get a date? Getting out there, turning up at all the Christmas parties you can and working that room with the right body language is what you should be doing.

33 Freakouts Your Date Will Have While Waiting for You to Show Up

The Guyliner | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

"Should I play it cool or play it hot?"... "I bet he's lying about his age. Should I have lied about mine?"... "Seriously, where is he?"...

Finding Love After a Divorce

Eden Blackman | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eden Blackman

Life can sometimes be busy and trying to fit dating into a packed schedule of careers, children, social lives etc. can be difficult. Online dating solves this problem and makes finding that special someone so much easier, especially for people looking to meet a new partner later in life.