04 Feb 2016

Five best Valentine's Day events for couples

Category: Features
Author: Karen
If you want to woo your loved one this Valentine's Day, why not do something a little different? A nice dinner and a bunch of flowers hastily bought from Sainsbury's on the way home from work are a bit too standard if you want to keep the romance alive, so we've come up with five of the most fun Valentine's Day events in London to add a little bit of extra fun and spice to the big red day.
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04 Feb 2016

Why nude pics are an online dating no-no

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
We're so used to sharing photos of ourselves, via social media and online dating sites, that going that one step further and sending a nude picture seems to be becoming, if not the norm, then at least more acceptable. However, whilst you might feel good about sending a picture of yourself in your birthday suit, or perhaps a particular part that rarely sees the light of day, it's very much worth considering the impact it's going to have on the person you're sending it to.
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03 Feb 2016

Featured Profile: Becca

Category: MSFers
Author: Karen
Mysinglefriend.com is stuffed to the rafters will lovely people, and sometimes we like to pick out a particularly fine speciman of humanity and show them off to you. There are plenty of things that make a profile stand out, but what really makes or breaks a profile is how much someone's personality shines through. The easiest way to achieve this is to pick someone who knows you really well (and has a bit of a way with words) to describe you, and to make sure that you write plenty in return. A great example of this is the lovely Becca, our Featured Profile this week. Her friend Emily had some nice things to say about her, and she also had plenty to say for herself.
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01 Feb 2016

Five low pressure first date ideas

Category: Features
Author: Karen
First dates are generally nerve-wracking affairs and it can feel quite scary to have to pull out all the stops and be fun, interesting and hilarious when you find yourself in the company of a perfect stranger. Rather than going down the usual route of drinks or dinner, there are plenty of date ideas that can remove the intense pressure of having your first meeting across a table, with only your own conversational skills (which can really fall apart if you have an attack of nerves) standing between you and a dating disaster. Here are five ideas that will help that all-important first date go smoothly.
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29 Jan 2016

The five most common lies told on dating profiles

Category: Features
Author: Karen
We all tell little white lies now and then and, for the most part, they're pretty harmless. It's easy to apply this to your dating profile as well as your day-to-day life, but dating is one situation where untruths will definitely catch up with you and they could hinder your chances of forming a relationship with someone that you really like. A study recently conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University found that 80% of online daters tell a bit of a fib on their profile, usually about physical appearance. Here are five little white lies to look out for and five reasons why you should avoid doing the same on your own profile.
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