Love and Relationships

LURVE, Exciting and New

Matt Zitron | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Zitron

If you're single, consider the love you want and try and move towards it. I know it's bloody easy to say, but stop sulking and do it. I don't care who you are, there's love out there for you. Even Katie Hopkins has a husband.

How to Manifest Your Soul Mate

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

You can permanently re-wire you subconcious mind to accept these affirmations by listening to them in a deep meditative state. By changing your predominant thought process, you will eventually change your life and attract in the life that you dream of and deserve.

Valentine's Day

Canon J.John | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Canon J.John

At the beginning of the Bible, God says, 'It is not good for man to be alone.' We see here the heart of God, which is for us to be in relationship: relationship with each other and ultimately with him. We were made to be sociable, to interact, to interrelate. We were made to look outwards in love towards one another.

Why Are More Women Than Men Single After 60?

Catherine Thomas | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Thomas

Feminists would take the stance that this is somehow to do with the male appetite for a younger model. Women are left alone fending for themselves after a marriage breakdown and fated to an existence of meals for one and loneliness whilst their ex partner enjoys the fruits of youth. The truth, however, is often less interesting than spin.

Valentine Blues? Here's Why You Might Be Single!

Becky Walsh | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

If you're single and fed up with it, finding love can feel impossible. Often it's a combination of the psychological and the practical that stops us from finding love. So take a breath, and if you're ready, let's take a look at what you might need to change and do... to make it happen for you.

Schmalentine's Day

Ambi Sitham | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

I know many people love this day of schmaltz where hearts are de rigueur but I am not a fan. Irrespective of my relationship status I have never liked Valentine's Day. Don't get me wrong I am a die hard romantic. In fact I am known for my excessive sentimentality which at times has proved to be my Achilles' heel.

How to design yourself

Stephen Bayley | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Bayley

Confidence is essential. People often ask how to become confident. The answer is as simple to understand as it is difficult to practice: tell yourself you are the most intelligent and attractive person in the room. Tell yourself persuasively enough and it will come true.

The Secrets Everyone Should Know About Dating (Part Two) - Online Dating by Numbers

Maria Chiorando | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

It seems like online dating has its own set of rules, some of them more obscure than you might think. For example, apparently you are likely to get more hits if you wear red in your profile picture. Also, and this is not research, just anecdotal, you are less likely to get hits if your profile pic is a selfie (no friends).

Five Top Things to Find Your Valentine

Julie-Anne Shapiro | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie-Anne Shapiro

Valentines Day is fast approaching. If you're single this may fill you with dread as you contemplate yet another year watching couples celebrating together wondering when your true love will come along. But success in attracting true love can only happen from a place of joy and happiness within your self.

LDRs: Can Love Conquer Border Control?

Rebeca Moss | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rebeca Moss

If you're at University then there's a chance you'll meet the love of your life. There's also a chance that they won't be from the same country as you, or even the same continent. This means if they don't manage to find a job after graduation, and you're in it for the long haul, then you're headed for a Long Distance Relationship

Five Reasons Successful Women Repel Men

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

You don't need him. When you make a man feel needed, when you let him do little things for you, it taps into a primitive part of his brain (the hunter and provider part). It makes him feel like a man, it makes him feel happy and it increases his attraction to you.

17 Reasons I'm Still in Love With You

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Radcliffe

Believe me, I don't want to be. It would be a lot easier if I wasn't. You've got another life now. I'm long out of it. You had another path to pursue and I even encouraged it. But: Your voice. Ugh. It slays me. I still have five of your messages in my Voicemail.

On Social Networks and Unflagging Ex-Lovers

Karin Wasteson | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Wasteson

Sometimes everyday experiences, even seemingly trivial things like social networking, can be used for spiritual growth. Instead of going with your first reaction (to get upset and angry), taking a few deep breaths and seeing the larger picture can turn around a situation that feels otherwise "stuck".

Gossip Stories Are So Popular! Why Do the British Public Love to Speculate on the Lives of Celebrities?

Molly McGreevy | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Molly McGreevy

"Juggling a degree in Journalism and a high powered job in sandwich making it's hard to believe that Molly McGreevy has time for a man in her life, but the 19 year old was spotted out in Sheffield with a mystery male this week...

Why Women Freak Out When He Doesn't Call

Becky Walsh | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

The withdrawal of attention can be used as a form of relationship control by women as well as men. Being distant can be used as a way of testing emotional interest, but also as a way to manipulate controlling power and become the dominate partner.

Most Desirable Singles of 2014: Why the Numbers Don't Add Up

Sophie Labrey | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Labrey

Last week PlentyOfFish released a US survey revealing 'the most desirable singles of 2014' and they left us with a less than desirable outlook of finding love online. In fact, the data depicts an image that leaves us wondering if our only hope of finding love is in an episode of Grey's Autonomy.

New Year - New Career? Or Not

Xavier Toby | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

For many, this is the first official working week of the year. Which sucks. Perhaps you've already been back at work for a week or more? Sucked in. Maybe you're one of those rare people who adore their job, and have been counting down the days until you can get back to work as if it's Christmas. You freak.

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.

Divorce Recovery Time and Why You Can't Cheat the Clock

Maria Chiorando | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

The worst thing is the backsliding. It happens, and you just have to accept it. This is apparently one of the things that hits a lot of people the hardest: you're chugging along doing fine, and then it kicks you in the guts, as visceral as it is emotional. It's a cruel intrusion into your belief that you were doing well, and stirs up all kind of worries...

Five Top Things to Find the Love of Your Life in 2014

Julie-Anne Shapiro | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie-Anne Shapiro

Are you dreaming, hoping, wishing and longing for love to come along? Stop. Instead be on a mission to create the relationship you want.

How to Deal With Heartbreak at University

Jess Evans | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Evans

Having gone through a pretty horrific break up during my second year at University, I finally got the hang of this 'getting over it' business and for a romantic like myself, it wasn't something that came naturally to my marshmallow heart.

Borrow My Love

Lucy Horobin | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Horobin

So, we may be single, in our 30's & with no sign of marriage, babies or even a relationship on the horizon, but do you know what? No thanks. I'll take a friendly lick on the face & picking up poop over a one night stand & baggage. You can keep your awkward first date dinner for 2, I've got a platonic play date with a Dachshund.

Heartbreak and the Ending of a Relationship

Stacey Lucas | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stacey Lucas

How do you mend a broken heart? There is no magical cure, just actions and words. No special book will help you. It is down to you to mend you. You can recruit friends and family. Take each day as it comes.

Twenty-Five Ways to Find Self-Acceptance

Annie Ashdown | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

OK, so be honest, do you accept yourself exactly as you are right now? Did you parents convey to you constantly that you were acceptable just as you were and that it was okay to make mistakes and get things wrong?

Keeping A Low Profile

Debs Wild | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Debs Wild

Despite saying I wouldn't again waste my money paying for an online dating service, I found myself signing up for a 3-month period. Its expiry date coincidentally Christmas Eve, 4 years since the first time I signed up to the same site.