Latest posts in 'Advice'

20 Feb 2017
Everyone talks a lot of chemistry and spark and that moment where you just 'click', but meeting someone that you like, who, crucially, likes you back isn't just down to these things that sound a little like they're beyond our control. There are some very practical steps you can take to make a good first impression on someone, and it's really important that you do as research has shown that it only takes 12 minutes for someone to decide if they like you or not. Read on for our five top tips.

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13 Feb 2017
If you're single, Valentine's Day tends to loom on the horizon like an unwelcome and very black storm cloud, ready to rain all over your parade. It's like going home at Christmas and being grilled by your family about your single status, except on Valentine's Day it feels like the whole world is joining in. There'll be the inevitable questions about how many cards you got, the smug colleague receiving a giant bouquet of flowers from an admirer and all those happy couples smooching around the place. However, rather than worrying about your single status, why not make Valentine's Day work for you?

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30 Jan 2017
When it comes to the world of internet dating, getting your profile online and looking as fresh and fancy as possible is only half the battle. At mysinglefriend.com we've always said that the best way to get a date is to be super-proactive and that doesn't just mean scrolling through potential dates and idly clicking 'like' a few times, it means being the first to make contact by sending lots of messages to the hotties that catch your eye. 

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16 Jan 2017
When it all boils down to it, the main reason relationships end is because one or both parties don't get their expectations met. Of course, everyone has a number of expectations when they get together with someone, most of which are perfectly reasonable, some of which are less so, and the trick is trying to differentiate between the two. Here are three expectations that you might think are absolutely fine, but could quite easily erode the foundations of your lovely new relationship.

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04 Jan 2017
So, we all know that 2016 was bleak for all sorts of reasons, and we hope that 2017 shall be an altogether jollier affair. But, whilst we haven't got much control over the wider world, we have got control when it comes to our dating lives and, more specifically, our dating profiles! If your profile is feeling a little bit jaded, a little bit neglected, a little bit 2016, then it's time to give it a fabulous new makeover for the fabulous new year.

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