Latest posts in 'Advice'

25 May 2017

Is your relationship for now or forever?

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
The golden rule of the first date is: keep it simple. We strongly recommend that the first date is a quick drink or coffee, rather than a three-course dinner or camping trip to the Gower (yes, some people really do these things!), because you need to be able to leave speedily if the whole thing is obviously falling flat on its face. However, once the first date is done and you've confirmed that there are some exciting tingles the following dates should be a lengthier affairs that will enable you to really start to get to know each other.

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26 Apr 2017
Like everything else in life, 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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10 Apr 2017
Let's be blunt: dates can be bloody scary, especially if you haven't been on one in a long time. We often write about how to feel confident and make a good impression on the MSF blog, but what if you're the one who feels super confident and it's your date who is risking blowing the whole thing because they're so nervous that they can't even look you in the eye? Rather than getting all huffy and cross about their lack of social skills. why not try your best to help them relax and enjoy themselves? Here are a few ways how...

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31 Mar 2017
When people first join mysinglefriend.com, they tend to race hither and thither through the profiles of likely candidates, sending messages with carefree abandon and replying enthusiastically to anyone who gets in contact. However, when it comes to actually going out into the world and meeting people, it's often the case that people will stick quite doggedly to only dating one person, perhaps in case they seem insincere or hurt someone's feelings. Whilst this is admirable, it's also misguided. The point of online dating is to throw yourself into a whole new pool of people that you wouldn't meet in your day-to-day life, and the more of them you meet, the more likely you are to find the one that's just right for you. Here are five reasons why you should be dating lots of people at once.

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27 Mar 2017

Is your dating profile in need of a spring clean?

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
The new season is upon us and that means it's time to spring clean your dating life. As with everything in life it's easy to get bogged down in bad habits and stuck in a rut of routine, so it's very important to have a long hard look at how your approaching online dating every now and then to see if there's anything you could be doing a bit different to step everything up a gear. Here are five tips that will give your dating life the fresh spring boost it needs.

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