Dating Advice


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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Win a month’s supply of Metcalfe’s Skinny popcorn

eHarmony UK

Inspired by our new popcorn-themed TV advert, this January are celebrating all things cinema. While the weather outside might be frightful, the cinema always makes for a cosy date, plus you know there will be lots to talk about over a drink afterwards. And you can take part in the fun! For a chance to win a month’s […]

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Setting yourself up for dating success

Shem Douglas

It’s the new year and with that the ‘New Year new me’ mantras are chanted all over the world! We’ve all been there. And although you may cringe ever so slightly at the prospect of re-inventing yourself to kick 2015 off in style, it’s completely possible and sometimes necessary. Online dating is a massive step […]

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Irresistible Dating Profiles

eHarmony UK

What do you do when you want to make the most of your online dating experience? Call in the experts! We met with coach and author Rebecca Perkins to find out more about Irresistible Dating Profiles – a brand new programme changing the face of online dating. How did you come up with the idea for […]

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How dating levels indicate future economic growth

eHarmony UK

Money still won’t buy it, but our love lives tell us more about the economic outlook than we might think, according to our new Future of Dating study. Future of Dating: The Lovedex Our research measured ‘interest in dating’ over the past decade using Google search data, social media mentions, and traffic to These were then combined […]

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Romantic independent cinemas around the UK

Justin Schamotta

‘Romantic’ and ‘multiplex’ don’t sit well together. Fortunately, there are still plenty of independent cinemas offering an alternative to the mainstream.  These quirky picture houses make for great dates, providing interesting films in often sumptuously elegant settings. We’ve chosen a selection of the country’s best to whet your appetites for the not-so-big screen. Leeds – […]

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Great Date Guide: winter edit

eHarmony UK

Sourced from recommendations from among thousands of eHarmony couples, the Great Date Guide is home to the best dating venues and activities across the UK. Take a look at our favourite cold-weather date venues in our 2014-15 winter edit. Australasia, Manchester If  you’d choose a local wine bar for your first date, you probably won’t be expecting […]

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15 Reasons to Date an Actor

Justin Schamotta

There’s no need to be dubious about dating an actor. After all, Shakespeare wrote that we’re all actors in life’s great play – and he would know, wouldn’t he? Actors can be fun, spontaneous and in touch with their emotions. But that’s not all – read on to find out just what makes dating an actor that […]

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The Best Places to Find Fireworks this New Year’s Eve

Justin Schamotta

What better way to ring in the new year than on a date? But where can you guarantee fireworks come midnight? Here’s our guide to six of the best displays around the UK.