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.

Being in a relationship

What does being ‘in a relationship’ mean to you?

If you’ve recently left a long-term relationship or been single for a while, you may believe that being in a relationship will be the answer to all of your problems. But are you really looking for the right thing? Rebecca Perkins shares what she’s learned…

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Dating
long-term relationship couple

How to keep a long-term relationship fresh

Keeping things fresh in a long-term relationship doesn’t have to be difficult. Rebecca Perkins shares her top tips for keeping the spark alive

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Relationships
Overcoming midlife rejection

Understanding and overcoming rejection in midlife

Rejection is one of the worst parts of dating, but you should never take it personally. Rebecca Perkins shares her top tips for understanding and overcoming rejection in midlife

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Dating
Scared of dating

7 tips for dating in midlife when you’re scared

Getting back into dating in midlife can be terrifying. But don’t worry! If you’re scared, Rebecca Perkins top tips will help you step out of your comfort zone with confidence

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Dating
Happy confident woman

5 steps to becoming happy and confident in your own skin

Whether you’re newly single or have been for a while, feeling happy and confident in your skin will make a world of difference to your dating life, says Rebecca Perkins

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Start with you
Online dating success

Setting yourself up for online dating success

When it comes to achieving online dating success, it all starts with positive self-talk, says Rebecca Perkins

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Dating
Writing a dating profile

Why do I find it so hard to write my dating profile?

Even professional writers can find writing a dating profile challenging. But it doesn’t have to be so hard; just take a look at these top tips from profile writing expert Rebecca Perkins

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Dating
Great Relationships

7 qualities all great relationships share

Shared values lie at the heart of every great relationship, but which are the ones you should aspire to? Rebecca Perkins details the 7 qualities that all great relationships share One of the first exercises I give to clients I’m working with to create an irresistible dating profile is to find out what their values […]

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Relationships