Latest posts in 'Advice'

08 Jul 2016
Back in the days of yore, when you'd live and die within a three mile radius and your choice for marriage was limited to your father's cousin's uncle's eldest or the village idiot, you'd probably learn very quickly to overlook the finer details of your beau's personality and looks, or lack thereof, and count yourself lucky to have made a match at all. In this day and age, we have a veritable smorgasbord of hot, clever, lovely people in front of us and we might reject someone based on the tiniest of details, safe in the knowledge that we can move on to the next person with a quick click. 
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13 Jun 2016
Once you've been on a first date and confirmed that there are some exciting tingles between you, the next few dates should be a lengthier affairs that will enable you to really start to get to know each other. Whilst a few drinks in a busy bar will take the edge off any lingering nervousness, spending an evening shouting over the noise and getting steadily drunker isn't the best way to find out what makes someone tick. Here are three dating ideas that will give you a better idea of whether you and your date are compatible in the long term.
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10 Jun 2016
If you've been in a long-term relationship the thought of returning to dating can be very daunting, especially if you went through a tricky break up. If it's been years since you last plucked up the courage to meet up with a stranger the stress of it all might make you decide to knock the whole idea on the head and stay at home and watch Netflix in your PJs, but it doesn't have to be scary, especially if you meet people through mysinglefriend. Here are five tips to make it a fun and exciting experience.
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06 Jun 2016

Breaking the ice the unconventional way: part 1

Category: Advice
Author: Karen
Unless you have the poise and confidence of Beyonce, you're bound to find dating a little nerve wracking, even if you've met up with plenty of people already. That intitial moment when you find your self face-to-face with your date can be terribly awkward, but you can handle it with all the aplomb of the Queen of Pop herself if you come armed with a few ice breakers. However, the last thing you want to do is come across as cheesy, so we've come up with some unconventional ice breakers that will keep you looking, and feeling, cool.
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16 May 2016
We've learnt a thing or two about dating and communication over the years here at MSF and one of the most important is that if you want to hook some lovely people to date, you have to be proactive. There's no sense in being a wallflower and waiting for someone to speak to you, because there will be a truck load of people that little bit braver than you who will get in there and nab the ones you fancy. We appreciate that it can sometimes be tricky to find the kind of words that will mark you out as someone a bit special, but don't worry, because we're here to help.
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