Dating

Dating advice with a difference. From the ins and outs of online dating to how to make a great first-date impression, it’s all here. Browse the articles below or use the search to find some great dating advice.

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5 Old Fashioned Dating Tips We Still Need in 2015

 Darren from DatingPriceGuide has 5 tips to help bring some old school appeal and romance back to modern dating. With the constant onslaught of modern technology and people interacting behind the screen of a smart phone or computer screen, the old school etiquette of romancing someone is dying a slow painful death! The art of […]

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Date Hacks: How to Dodge Those Awkward Silences

Awkward silences: the first dater’s worst nightmare. Sitting opposite someone you have just met when conversation lulls means that a few seconds can feel like an eternity. We asked dating expert Charly Lester for her top tips on how to dodge those awkward silences. Nerves can get the better of all of us at times, and a […]

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Five fantastic musicals to watch on a date

Musicals take life and exaggerate it. They create an alternative reality where imagination runs free, and it’s OK to high-kick down the street whilst serenading strangers. Most musicals are well-suited to date night viewing, allowing plenty of scope for conversation, comment and merriment. If you’re unsure about which to suggest, here are some of the […]

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Rebecca Perkins

Dating After 50: How To Make It Work For You

Author and success coach Rebecca Perkins gives the lowdown on dating in midlife. You’d be forgiven for believing that dating in midlife is something to be avoided at all costs if you wish to keep your sanity and heart intact. You just need to open a newspaper or type keywords into Google to uncover the […]

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How to choose an online dating profile picture that will get you noticed

eHarmony writer and blogger at Slummy single mummy, Jo Middleton shares her top tips on choosing a profile picture for your online dating profile.   If there’s one thing more cringeworthy than having to say positive and interesting things about yourself in a dating profile, it’s that dreaded moment when you have to choose a picture. Just like the […]

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Top tips for your first family holiday with a new partner

It’s the school holidays and you’re ramping up for the annual family getaway – but this time there’s a new addition which might be making you a little more nervous than usual. Our favourite mummy blogger Slummy single mummy shares her top tips on holidaying with a new partner in tow.   Congratulations! You’ve reached a landmark. […]

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Getting over Heartbreak – How to Believe in Love Again

Are you one of the six million UK adults who’ve given up on the idea of love? Break-up coach and writer Laura Yates talks break-ups, heartbreak and healing. eHarmony recently released the results of a survey, which revealed that one in eight adults in the UK have given up on the idea of love. Six million […]

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Four things not to do on a first date

Jo Middleton of Slummy single mummy revisits some of her least successful first date experiences to share her top things to avoid on a first date if you want to make sure you bag a second. We all have those dodgy first date experiences we’d rather forget – the woman with the terrible, high-pitched laugh, who spat while she […]

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