Posts by Rebecca Perkins

Following a divorce, Rebecca found herself single and 45 years old in 2008. She hadn’t dated since she was 24 and found that much had changed. In need of male company, she decided to venture into the brave new world of online dating. Rebecca is co-founder of Irresistible Dating which she set up with award winning dating photographer Saskia Nelson. Their expertise lies in guiding clients into the right mindset for dating success as well as helping them create a dating profile that stands out. She is a success coach working with women to navigate the transition of midlife. She has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, BBC London and writes regularly for The Huffington Post. Rebecca lives in Hertfordshire and enjoys being surrounded by her children, spending time with her guy (who she met online) and celebrating life after 50.

Nervous on a date

13 questions to ask when you’re nervous on a date

First date nerves are completely understandable but you don’t have to let them ruin your dating experience. Rebecca Perkins shares 13 questions that’ll save you from feeling tongue-tied, however nervous you feel  

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spring dating

Love is in the air – how to make the most of spring dating

Spring is one the best times of year to give your dating life a new lease of life. Take a look at these top tips from midlife coach Rebecca Perkins and make the most of your spring dating experience

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Are you emotionally unavailable?

Are you emotionally unavailable?

If you’ve been hurt before it can be easy to hold back from meaningful relationships and real emotions. But being emotionally unavailable can hurt you just as much, says Rebecca Perkins 

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Importance of being authentic

The importance of being authentic

When it comes to online dating, the best advice you can take is to just be yourself. Rebecca Perkins shares her thoughts on being authentic

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Never find anyone

‘I’ll never find anyone’ and the little black dress

If you’ve not found what you’re looking for online yet, it can be easy to feel that you’ll never find anyone. But, as Rebecca Perkins explains, you shouldn’t give up yet

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Women running passion

Passion attracts passion

It’s human nature to be drawn to passionate people. Find your passion and don’t be afraid shout about it, says dating profile expert Rebecca Perkins

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Woman believe in love again

What do you believe is possible for you in a relationship second time around?

It can be hard to believe in love when you’ve been burned before. Rebecca Perkins shares her advice for changing your mindset second time around

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Why you should forget about dating your type

Do you find yourself dating the same type of person over and over again and wondering why it doesn’t work out? Rebecca Perkins shares her top tips for breaking the cycle

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