Online Dating Advice

How to Write an Online Dating Profile

Katy Horwood | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

I have spent much of my adult life online dating and am coming to realise that the chances of forming a genuine relationship with a man off a shopping list, who copies and pastes a message to 70 girls a day, is unlikely, for me, at least. 

Handing Over the Key to Your Online Life

Charly Lester | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech
Charly Lester

As a singleton in 2014, Facebook is a key social hurdle to navigate in the early stages of a relationship. Do you really want someone you're getting to know to have access to details of the last ten years of your life? Should you see photos of his parents, friends and siblings before you actually meet them?

The World of Online Dating: By a Married Mum of Two

Anita Naik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anita Naik

Online dating has also given me a horrible insight into my own personal shortcomings. I find myself helping friends make snap judgements about people's looks - too shiny, too hairy, and too tidy - and their grammar (yes I am both shallow and nerdy). And it makes me, and possibly the whole online world grateful that I am no longer single.

Three Reasons Online Dating Isn't Working For You (And How To Fix It)

Liz Marie | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

When people find out I work for an international online dating site, one of the most common things I hear is, "online dating doesn't work!" Then they go into some story about how either they or someone they know used to have a profile online but never met anyone they liked. Here are three reasons why online dating isn't working for you and what to do differently.

Handling Petty Confrontation While on a Date

Chris Rooney | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

If there is one thing to be avoided on a date, it is conflict with strangers. Of course, conflict with anyone, at any time, is best avoided. There are however situations when it matters less - for instance, an angry exchange on a tube train, while annoying, is generally forgotten by lunchtime.

Internet Dating from Someone Who Knows

Laura Pearson-Smith | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Pearson-Smith

During my many recent sessions of champagne-swilling, my conversation with fellow party-goers has been turning to their sign-ups on internet dating sites. I hope my stories didn't put them off.

Online Dating: an Experiment

Rory Woodbridge | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Rory Woodbridge

I'd always been a little dubious of online dating. Considering I'm a young man, in the prime of his life, there shouldn't be a need for me to seek romance with strangers on the internet.