Posts by Jo Middleton

Jo Middleton is a mum to two girls and an experienced internet dater. Read more from Jo on her award winning blog, Slummy single mummy or follow her on Twitter for more bite sized updates.

Writing a dating profile

19 lines not to include in your online dating profile

Need help creating a great online dating profile? Jo Middleton has some advice on a few things you might prefer to leave out There’s a lot of advice available out there on how to write the perfect online dating profile. The majority of it is fairly straightforward: be yourself; be honest; be unique. It’s all […]

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Using eHarmony
Love songs playlist

The new relationship playlist: songs to make you swoon

Looking for songs that capture the essence of falling in love? Jo Middleton has crafted the perfect playlist The early stages of a new relationship can be a strange time. You find yourself daydreaming about the oddest things and listening to songs in a totally different way. Suddenly all those lovey-dovey lyrics make sense. Love […]

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Dating
Long-lasting love

How to build a relationship that lasts – 14 tips from real couples

Once the honeymoon period is over, it can be hard to maintain long-term love. 14 real couples shared their top tips for building a relationship that lasts with Jo Middleton

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Relationships
Money matters

Money matters: how to talk about money in a relationship

With money lying at the root of so many relationship breakdowns, Jo Middleton shares some advice to help you talk honestly about money with your partner

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Relationships
Family honeymoon

5 reasons why you should take your children on your honeymoon

As more and more newlyweds opt to take whole family on honeymoon, Jo Middleton explores some of the benefits of bringing the kids along

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Relationships
Long distance relationship

How to maintain intimacy in a long distance relationship

Being away from the one you love for long periods of time can be tough. Jo Middleton shares her top tips for maintaining intimacy in a long distance relationship

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Relationships
Capsule wardrobe

The capsule wardrobe for a new relationship

While it’s always true that it’s what’s on the inside that really counts, it never hurts to dress to impress when you enter into a new relationship. Here are the essential pieces you’ll need to create the perfect capsule wardrobe

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Dating
Failed relationship

How to take positive lessons from any relationship

It’s easy to think of our failed relationships as a waste of time but, as Jo Middleton discovers, they have often shaped our lives more positively than we realise

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