Latest posts in 'Advice'

23 Mar 2017
Here at the MSF blog we usually offer advice about striking up a conversation online, but things are a little different in real life and if you're feeling nervous, you might end up a little tongue-tied. Here are five tips that will help you start a conversation when you feel like your nerves are getting the better of you.

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21 Mar 2017
If you've been on a few dates with someone and it's all going swimmingly, you'll probably be beside yourself with excitement and liable to do some things that you might later regret. When you're at the very beginning of something new it's very easy to get ahead of yourself and make some dating mistakes that you might seriously regret later. Here are six things to avoid.

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03 Mar 2017

4 brilliant tips for dating after divorce

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
If you are recently divorced, or you've just got out of a long term relationship, it's likely that the dating landscape has changed pretty dramatically from the last time you were looking. Even if online dating existed when you got together, there are now so many different sites to choose from, alongside a whole host of dating apps, that it can be hard to know where to start and perhaps tempting to write the idea off altogether. However, online dating is a brilliant way to test the waters again, especially if you're feeling a little bit nervous. Here are five reasons why.

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21 Feb 2017
Even if you haven't tried online dating before, you'll know that it's firmly in the mainstream and many, many people have met their partner through dating sites and apps. The online dating world contains a plethora of delightful single folk and you have to shine to be seen: no longer can you just stick up a poorly taken mug shot, write a few adjectives and a list of films that you like and hope for the best. Here are a few things to bear in mind when you take your first tentative steps.

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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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