Latest posts in 'Advice'

23 Sep 2016

How to keep your profile looking fresh

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
Some people stay on mysinglefriend.com for a long time, and we like that. Whether it takes them a while to meet someone, or they're holding out for exactly the right person, or they're just having a great time going on loads of dates with sexy new folk, it's all good with us; we enjoy a success story but we always champion the single. Now, if you do happen to be on MSF for a longish stretch, it's very important that you update your profile once in a while, otherwise it might start to feel a little out of date.

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19 Sep 2016

Why aren't my messages being answered?

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
When it comes to online dating, getting your profile online and sending out some messages is only half the battle, as you need some replies before you can actually make the jump from online to offline and meet some lovely people in real life. Whilst you won't receive replies to all your messages, you should definitely get some, as everyone is on MSF for the same reason. If you're finding that your inbox is disappointingly empty, you might like to ask yourself a couple of questions about the messages you're sending. 

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12 Sep 2016

Long distance relationships; can they ever work?

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
In most people's minds, long distance relationships fall into the category of doomed-before-they've-even-started, a bit like the new series of The X FactorHowever, we say back off, naysayers, because long distance relationships certainly can work and can sometimes even be better than your average relationship. Sites like mysinglefriend.com have opened up the whole country for dating. Back in the olden days you'd only have a relatively small geographical area to work within, but nowadays you can be looking at hotties 500 miles away with a few clicks of your mouse. So if if it does turn out to be Mr or Ms Perfect is living on a remote Scottish peninsula, how can you make it work? Here are our top long distance relationship tips...

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05 Sep 2016
Dating should be, and probably largely will be, a fun and positive experience, but like every situation in life it has a flipside, and that is the possibility of getting rejected. How much being rejected hurts will depend on the amount you've invested in the relationship: being turned down for a second date will smart a little, whereas being dumped after several months of seeing each other will take a lot longer to recover from. However, there are some things you can do to lessen the upset of being rejected and keep making the most of dating. Here are our five top tips.

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01 Sep 2016

6 ways to stop nerves ruining your date

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
It's natural to be nervous when you're going on a date, especially if it's a first date. Even the most relaxed chatterbox is likely to feel tongue-tied when meeting someone new, especially when there's the added element of figuring out if there's a spark between you or not. Apart from feeling like an entire butterfly farm is flapping around in your stomach, there are the added physical difficulties of extreme nerves, like sweating, turning red and feeling sick, which aren't likely to help you feel your most attractive. However, there are a few simple things you can do to help yourself calm down and dazzle your date.

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