Latest posts in 'Advice'

29 Nov 2016
With some people you date, you know from the get go that it's not going to work out. You have a drink and a bit of chat, but it's obvious there's no spark and it's easy to walk away with a 'thanks, but no thanks' at the end. With others, things are a little more subtle and, though it's not love at first sight, you decide you'd like to see them again. With these people, you'll probably go on a second and third date, or maybe a few more, before you start to realise that, whilst you don't have a major aversion to them, there just isn't a spark there either. And this is where it gets dangerous, because it's easy to drift into something that could start to be described as a relationship, even though you aren't 100% sure about it. Here are six ways to know when it's time to stop.

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21 Nov 2016
When it comes to online dating, just getting a basic profile and a couple of pictures up online won't cut the mustard. Online dating is huge and people who are looking for a date are spoilt for choice, so you have to make sure that your profile stands out from the crowd or you'll find yourself being passed over again and again. Here are five simple hacks that will give your profile a big boost.

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14 Nov 2016

How to keep someone interested between dates

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
You might think that once you've had a first date with someone all the hard work is over, but actually the time around the first few dates is crucial for making sure that you can maintain someone's interest in you. Before you get into the 'exclusive' zone, your date might be meeting up with multiple people, so there is always the risk that you might not make it past the first few dates stage. However, there are some things you can do to beat the competition and put yourself in first place.

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07 Nov 2016

Six tips for dating a single parent

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
Getting into a relationship with someone who has kids might not be something you thought you'd end up doing, but with around two million single parents in the UK, it's likely that you might end up dating one at some point. Dating a single parent is a different kettle of fish to dating someone who only has themselves to think about, but it doesn't mean that you can't have fun dating them and they may well just end up being The One. Here are six tips things to bear in mind if you want the relationship to be a success.


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02 Nov 2016

6 ways to remove the stress from dating

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
Dating should be fun and exciting, and we hope that's your usual experience of it, but like anything else in the world, it can be a little stressful at times. Whether you struggle to write first messages or you get all clammy palmed at the mere thought of actually meeting up with someone, there are lots of potential pitfalls that might make you want to stay at home with a House of Cards box set and never go on a date again. However, there are a few simple tips that can help remove the stress and keep it fun.



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