06 May 2016
Like everything else in life that needs a bit of a buff up every now and then, if you neglect your online dating profile for long enough, it will lose its shine. Being really active on the site is brilliant, and it will make you much more likely to meet a keeper, but your profile needs to see a bit of action every now and then as well. It doesn't have to be a big deal either, just a few minor changes can give your profile its sparkle back and attract more lovely people. Here are our three top tips.

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04 May 2016

Date night ideas: Play (the right kind of) games

Category: Features
Author: Karen
We enjoy shooting the breeze in a bar as much as the next dating fan, but sometimes you need something to do something a little different. Doing an activity on a date is not only fun, but it can really help if you feel a bit shy or tongue-tied, as you can focus on what you're doing, rather than each other, until you feel comfortable enough for a sit down, face-to-face chat. However, a spot of dutch courage doesn't go amiss, so why not combine the two and take your date to one of these excellent establishments.
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02 May 2016

Dressing for your date: A guide for men

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
The internet is awash with information and tips for women about what to wear on a date, but men have been left a little bit in the dark when it comes to getting help in making those important sartorial decisions. First impressions are incredibly important and looking good will put you at a distinct advantage as it not only shows that you care about the date and have made an effort, but, to put it in the most basic terms possible, she will fancy you a lot more. Dressing well doesn't mean you have to be super smart, but a thoughtfully put together outfit will get you a lot further than a knackered pair of trainers and scruffy t-shirt. Follow our guide for fashion success...
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29 Apr 2016

Five brilliant things to do this Bank Holiday

Category: Features
Author: Karen
The weather may be trying to return us to the depths if winter, but the calendar is telling us that summer is on its way in the shape of the first proper Bank Holiday of the year! Hopefully the world will warm up a bit so we can all make the most of the three-day weekend and cram as much fun in as possible. Whether you're hanging out with friends, planning some hot dates or combining the two (see our post on socialating), we've got a few suggestions for fun activities.
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27 Apr 2016

Socialating: the new way to date

Category: Features
Author: Karen
If you haven't come across the term 'socialating', don't worry; you're not behind the times. Socialating is the brand new buzzword in dating, and one that fits very well with mysinglefriend.com and our philosophy on friends and dating. Socialating means pretty much what it sounds like - sociable dating - and is a growing trend amongst people who like to mix meeting new people with hanging out with their mates. The millennial generation prize their friendships almost as highly as their relationships, so it makes total sense the blend the two.
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