Archive for the Dating category

Sexual History: What’s Your Number?

Ever heard the old saying; women divide by three while men multiply? Let’s just state what most of know to have a substantial grain of truth: men tend to lie about the number of sexual partners they’ve had. Does this mean women don’t? No, but generally speaking guys are known to stretch the truth in [...]

It’s perfectly okay for you to be single, I promise.

This is an issue that I’m facing a lot lately, which is why after a long hiatus from writing for this wonderful website, I just felt that I had to return to my relationship rants to ask if any other women are being asked this question a little more often that they’d like: Oh, why [...]

How do you spell love? T-R-U-S-T

Trust.  A little word with so much power.  Having had your trust betrayed and abused, how do you ever move on from that, and be happy in another relationship?  And does that clarity equal intelligent self-preservation, or self-sabotage? Anyone who’s ever been hurt can relate to nerves and anxiety that accompany the start of something [...]

The Man Detox

It’s the New Year. Hey 2014, you’d better be a good one! I know a good few of you are going to be having something of a detox January. No alcohol, few carbs and a only the tiniest amount of sugar after the excesses and jollity of December. Cutting out caffeine? Downing the vegetable juice? Your [...]

The Potential Partner Checklist

We’ve all done it. We’ve all not said yes to a date with a guy because he didn’t quite meet up with our expectations. You may have fancied him a bit but said no because you didn’t want to sit down for a coffee with him and then realise he wasn’t as funny or charming [...]

The Game Widow

Games are meant to be a fun activity that you can consider a hobby but for certain people they can be the ultimate make or break point in a relationship. I’m not going say I’m one of them because I’m not, I bought my partner a Xbox for Christmas last year, so if I was [...]

I want to believe in love again

When an animal is injured it hides away to lick its wounds and recover. The difference is, unless mortally wounded an animal will come back into the world. Many humans don’t. When you get played, you can’t help but look back, analyse and overthink. How did I read him so wrongly? How did I misread [...]

Young, Fun, and Online Dating

Young, Fun, and Online Dating Online dating – it’s not a new concept. By now, via the virtues of advertising and such, I think most of us are familiar with the dating sites (complete with their own little gimmick or kink) whether we’re using them or not. Recently there was a fairly entertaining account of [...]

What If You Couldn’t Hold Hands in Public?

Ok, set the scene. You’re out at a coffee shop, having a catch up with your friend when a guy walks past. It’s like a scene from a movie; everything goes slow motion, he turns towards you and your eyes catch. He smiles with one corner of his mouth before looking away. He carries his [...]

10 Facts You Don’t Know About Keeping Him Interested

So, you’ve been hanging out with a guy who is amazing and wonderful. You two have been out on a couple of dates (or maybe more). You’re having a great time with him and you think everything is going well except… You’re just not sure. You’ve been through this scenario before where it’s all fun, [...]

Dating After A Break-Up

When you’ve broken up with someone, you can feel truly broken yourself. Feeling angry, depressed or alone is par for the course after a serious relationship but what about when you start to feel like dating again? How long is long enough after a break-up to get back out there? Here is some advice for [...]

The great first date

So you’ve agreed to meet up with a guy you’ve been emailing through a dating site. Up until the date itself there’s no real pressure. It’s just 2 people communicating electronically with no idea of whether or not they will actually get on. Then the day comes, as does the realisation your jeans are baggier [...]

5 Turn-Arounds When Jealousy Is Ruining Your Lovelife

Everything was going great, until it happened again. Like it always does, your jealousy crashed in and spoiled the date you were on. Just like in the past, your jealousy ruined the good thing you had going with a fabulous guy and left you miserable and embarrassed. That’s the way that jealousy works. It feels [...]

Acceptance + freedom = happiness

The moment you realise you are completely free of all feeling toward your ex is an amazing moment. After splitting most people realise their ex wasn’t right for them, but still hurt when they dwell on it. The broken plans, broken home, feeling of having to start over – again. Although you stopped your rose-tinted [...]

The Revelation

As you darling readers may know, I had a break up recently. Well two months ago, which for some of you is a millennia, for some is almost like the blink of an eye. For me it’s still very very recent and really quite raw. He left to work on cruise ships for six months [...]

Niche Markets a Big Part of Online Dating

Niche markets are claiming more and more of the $2.1 billion online dating industry business. So what’s driving online daters to these tailored sites? The answer is simple. They have the potential to give people what they are looking for relationship wise. For instance, the niche site Ashley Madison is a website for people looking [...]

Toxic Relations

We have either been in a bad relationship or have known of others who have. A toxic relationship leaves most unhappy and feeling as though the world is on their shoulders. Most, probably all, relationships will go through bad patches and it is more than likely couples will argue. However, these arguments should not leave [...]

10 Reasons Why He Hasn’t Asked You Out Again

You stare at your phone as if you could will him to call or text you. The great guy you met and went out with hasn’t contacted you at all and you’re worried. Your mind is going a million miles an hour with theories about why he’s been silent. This has got to be one [...]

Relationship Recovery

I always find interesting points about relationships when looking through various magazines and social media. But finding an article entitled “cheating made our relationship better” made me laugh. It’s totally baffling how the ultimate betrayal could strengthen something that was weak already. Digging deeper into this it seems some crackpots think that dividing your emotional [...]

Behind every great woman is a …. rubbish friend

   We have all been there. We have all gossiped with our best mates about boys, how to get that crush and what to text back the hotties from Friday night. We have all then been pretty miffed when things actually hit it off and suddenly our friend disappears and leaves us behind. There is [...]