Posts by Charly Lester

Charly Lester is one of Britain’s most recognised dating experts. The founder of the UK Dating Awards, her blog 30 Dates is one of the most successful British dating blogs ever. The former Global Head of Dating at Time Out, Charly’s advice has appeared in most national newspapers, and she regularly appears on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

When a match stops replying

Dear Charly: what should I do when a match stops replying?

Our resident agony aunt, dating expert Charly Lester, offers advice on what to do when someone you’re messaging online suddenly stops replying

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Breadcrumbing

Breadcrumbing: the latest dating trend

Ever had that date that never quite disappears? Dating expert Charly Lester explores the latest disposable dating trend, breadcrumbing

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Single in January

How to deal with being single in January

January can be a difficult month even if you’re in a relationship, but being single at this time of year can be particularly tough. Charly Lester shares her top tips for surviving January single  

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Second date

What does a second date really mean?

You’ve made it through the first date and now it looks like there might be a second. But what does it really mean? Charly Lester talks how to tackle the second date

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Recover from bad date

7 steps to recover from a bad date

Just got back from a bad date and wondering what to do next? Don’t worry; dating expert Charly Lester has compiled 7 things that’ll help you turn even bad dates into positive experiences

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Single friends

How to treat your single friends when you’re in a relationship

When you’re happily coupled up, it can be tough to remember how hard being single can be. So, on behalf of all singles, Charly Lester has penned an open letter to her non-single friends

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dating in autumn

Why autumn is the best time to date

The weather may be turning cold and the nights are drawing in, but did you know that autumn is actually one of the best times to date? Charly Lester explains all… October and November can be funny months. It’s as if winter appears overnight. Everything is suddenly so much colder and darker, and the last […]

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Couple with chemistry

How to deal with a date when there’s no chemistry

It’s one of the most common dating complaints, but what can you do if you just don’t have any chemistry with someone? Charly Lester investigates

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