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Anxious about Dating?

Do you feel very nervous before dates? Do you suffer from shyness in social situations generally? Here are some tips to help you relax and enjoy your dates: Practise talking to strangers about simple things like asking for directions, comparing products when you’re both staring at the shelf in the supermarket, or asking for a […]

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Am I ready for a relationship?

Let’s be honest, there are very few people who are 100% ready for a permanent relationship all of the time. We’re only human and no matter how perfect our partner, there will usually be a little voice in the back of our minds asking “Is there someone better for me?” or “What would it be […]

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New to online dating? Top tips to get started

If you’re joining the wonderful world of online dating for the first time, you’ll quickly learn that the rules are VERY different from meeting people face-to-face – or “organic dating” as I like to call it! Here are some of the lessons you’ll learn …. Fantasy date You can very easily build up a fantasy […]

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Seven dates in seven days

I recently set myself a challenge to do seven dates in seven days. I’d just joined www.okcupid.com and had so many messages from interesting guys it seemed an efficient way to find out if anyone of them were for me without getting too excited about any one guy. It was exhausting and I wouldn’t recommend […]