We’re in an age where many of the long established rules and expectations of gender and dating are either disappearing or evolving to fit a new generation. Women need not wait to be asked out by the man they find attractive and men are getting used to the idea of female independence and relationship equality. [...]
There are a few stages in the dating process that everyone has to go through and no two dates are ever the same. The interesting thing is that on paper people can seem perfect, they can appear to be everything you’re looking for and yet when you meet there’s simply no chemistry. It’s a disappointing [...]
When it comes to dating there are certain pieces of advice that are helpful across the board, to both men and women. Whether it’s your first date ever or you consider yourself practically a professional at it, tips make life easier. Listening to a few choice words here and there can help to weed out [...]
The short answer to the question of whether a woman should ever take control of her love life is yes, of course she should. It’s incredibly important for women to have vision and clarity about the sorts of relationship they want and the future they aspire to create. It’s essential for anyone to have this, [...]
There’s a lot of information and advice written about how to find a date, where to have it, what to wear, how to present yourself or how to behave. Yet sometimes, the most difficult part is none of those things. It’s after a date that a lot of people can experience nervousness, usually stemming from [...]
When people think about dating, it’s very rarely the positive elements that spring to mind. It has us recalling wasted evenings that could, in hindsight, have been put to better use. We mentally re-live the absolute uncertainty involved, sometimes the time and cost implications and always the sheer inconvenience of not getting what we want [...]
Mairead Molloy, international matchmaker, provides her expert opinion on the challenges women face in the dating scene today.
Throughout history dating has always been an important stage within people’s lives, so much so that choosing a partner was often removed from the hands of those doing the actual dating. Whether we look at particular cultures known for their strong belief in matchmaking, or eras where chaperones and class systems featured heavily, it’s clear [...]