Online Dating Sites

The Social Acceptance Of Online Dating

Jeronimo Folgueira | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jeronimo Folgueira

The discussion of online dating flourished and with this came an abundance of services to help you find a partner via the internet. A handful of serious dating sites and casual dating apps soon became household names and paved the way for the growing dating industry.

Scope's 'End the Awkward' Valentine's Day Campaign About Sex and Disability - A Personal Perspective

Penelope Friday | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Penelope Friday

I'm lucky. I'm happily partnered up with someone who looks at me a bit oddly when I suggest that my disability might have put him off me. But it's true that lots of people feel uncomfortable even talking to disabled people, let alone thinking about dating them - let alone thinking about (whisper it!) sex with them.

Even If You Didn't Have An Affair You Might Still Be On The Ashley Madison Leak

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Tech

The hacking of affairs website Ashley Madison has seen the leaking of millions of email addresses, transaction details and more. However a security ex...

If This Is What It Takes To Bag An 'Eligible Bachelor' Then Thanks, But No Thanks

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A dating expert has revealed her top tips for women who want to bag themselves a wealthy other half - if that kind of thing floats your boat. (And if ...

Dating Site For Married People Sued For 'Encouraging Cheating'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A French dating site which caters to married women looking to have affairs is being taken to court for allegedly breaching the country's civil law. ...

My Year-Long Tinder Experiment: All Mouth and No Trousers - Literally!

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech
Veronica Montgomery

A lot of men get confused between a dating app and a sex line, there are too many to mention who start off with polite conversation and when you exchanged numbers the first message on What's App is a selfie of them in the bathroom mirror with a pair of bulging Calvin Klein's, some even ditch the boxers and go straight for the kill - what are they thinking?

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

James Preece | Posted 16.02.2015 | 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.

Tinder - An Exercise in Empowerment

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Tech
Natasha Chowdory

The best part is that they are all incredibly different, all smart and all very funny. But they all hit different parts of my personality - actually helping me to discover the different sides of it. Helping me to fine tune the things I want and the things I definitely don't want.

Online Dating and Health Habits - What People Judge You on May Surprise You

Maria Chiorando | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

London-based online daters are the most health-conscious when it comes to diet, with 46 per cent reporting that they have a 'healthy' diet. This contrasts with those from with Hertfordshire, who have the most carefree approach to diet, with 53 per cent claiming to eat 'whatever.'

The Top Four Biggest Myths About Online Dating

Liz Marie | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

I often hear these online dating civilians spouting off their perception of online dating and those that would dare find a date online and it never ceases to amaze me how wrong they are. In an attempt to break the cycle, here are the most common online dating myths and the truth behind them.

Revealed: The People Who Actually Use Online Dating

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're considering signing up for online dating there are a few questions that are bound to have crossed your mind. Who actually uses online da...

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).

Grimmest Dating Idea Ever: UK Sex Lottery With The 'Jackpot' Prize Of A One-Night Stand

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An online dating site like - the 'casual' dating site for people with sex on the brain - was never going to sit well with HuffPost ...

The A-Z of Tinder, Part Two

Nathalie Gordon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Nathalie Gordon

Tinder is so 'hot right now' (unlike that phrase, unless you're Paris Hilton- the shame). Everyone is doing it and no one seems to be slowing down. The web is littered with people's opinions on the app, from where's best to do it, to how to get the best out of it. I can only hope this is just as useful.

Can a New Generation of Daters and Some New Tech Finally Give Online Dating Some Street Cred?

Sophie Labrey | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Labrey

Today, our technological devices are connecting hearts, breaking them and creating an abundance of ways for us to meet new people and experience love online. The transition that we're witnessing is attracting a new and younger generation of online daters.

A Date Who Turns Up Late Might Just Be Worth the Wait

The Guyliner | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Everywhere I turn there is a clock reminding me how late my date is. Late, late, late. I can't look at my wrist any more, above the bar is off limits, and outside, a clock tower looms in my eyeline. And just to serve as one more reminder, even the barman's wonky eyes are positioned at ten to two. I roll my own baby-blues and go back to studying my rapidly draining pint glass.

The Kritsie Kreme Experiement (or Dating for Sex) Part 3

Amelia Brightside | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amelia Brightside

I couldn't work out what to write. Do I write as Kristie the slag? Amelia the anthropologist or just plain old me? But most importantly did I even want to find out who DKeats really was?

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.

Food For Thought: Lunch With Your Ex Can Make Your Beau Jealous

PA | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It may be "just lunch" but a meal with an ex is dangerous territory for relationships, a study has shown. A restaurant rendezvous is more likely to...

Online Dating Hating

Graeme White | Posted 15.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Graeme White

Am single and have been for quite some time now, years in fact. I don't think I am a complete trog in the looks department. I'd say I am relatively ...