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40 And Ready to Start a Family

Unfortunately, for some women in today’s society, one of the most frustrating elements of life is deciding when, if and how you choose to become a mother. The minute you hit 30 not only does your body clock begin chiming louder than ever, but relatives, friends and seemingly the whole medical profession appear to grow [...]

The Tech Files: Texting On A Date

Most of us could be described as at least mildly attached to our mobile phones. If there’s a spare moment to be had, gone are the days where we sit in silence and gaze at the world around us, watching strangers go about their daily business. These rare gaps are instead seen as prime opportunity [...]

The Tech Files: Online Cheating

We hear stories all the time about women catching their partners talking to other women online. We’re not being sexist, we’re relaying real stories and unfortunately, the majority of these ones come from women we meet or who read our blog.  They want to know what online flirting means for the future of their relationship: [...]

The Tech Files: Texting Your Ex

Staying in contact with an ex is, for the majority of people, fraught with issues. It’s not necessarily only negative breakups that cause the most stress, even splitting up on amicable terms can unleash just as much confusion about the right protocols to adopt post-relationship.  When it comes to texting, often viewed as the safer [...]

How to tackle your loneliness

There’s a lot of talk about loneliness these days. It used to be an unfortunate accompaniment to old age, something that showed up overnight with the death of a loved one or gradually, as all your friends began to retire and move away.  Now, however, loneliness doesn’t have those sorts of boundaries and can infiltrate [...]

What relationship hang-ups do you have?

It’s unlikely you’ll be surprised to find out there are very few personal hang-ups which affect dating as much as age and weight.  These topics infiltrate nearly every area of our lives and of course, the surplus of negative feelings can usually be traced back to the media.  It’s not that TV and magazines are [...]

Ghosting, what you need to know

Ghosting appears, ironically, to be something that has sprung up out of nowhere these past few years. It’s likely been around for decades, but as the ways in which we connect with each other increases, so too do the ways we can disconnect – seemingly without a trace. More and more people are releasing the [...]

5 Ways to improve your dating profile this Valentine’s Day

If your gift to yourself this Valentine’s Day is to get serious about your dating life, then one of the easiest steps to take is sorting out your dating profile.  Whether you’re with a matchmaker, on a dating site, or occasionally flirt with an app or two, there are common mistakes that many, many people [...]

Help, my ex lives across the road!

Breaking up with someone is difficult at the best of times; the pain, anguish and uncertainty of what the future holds can be overwhelming. It’s common to hear platitudes such as time heals, or just take some time and space for yourself.  These are all well and good, but what happens however if you still [...]

Sorry, but you’re not ready for love

We meet a lot of people in this line of business, from the desperately seeking to the nonchalantly hoping. As many of you know, we don't take on every applicant that walks through the door because a) that’s not what exclusivity is and b) all daters are not created equally.  Understandably, the most important sign [...]