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Finding love in 2022

In 2021, you knew what you wanted from dating and became more focused, not wasting time on people with incompatible values, goals or visions of what relationships should look like. You talked more openly about your mental health, your needs, what you felt comfortable with, what you weren’t willing to put up with, the facts about public health. You started putting self-care and compassion in the diary, working on yourself, building up your support networks. Authentic connections, organic dating (meeting in real life) and healthy boundaries became the ideals you knew you wanted to pursue.

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Can dating change the world?

We are more open to dating outside our ethnic group than you might think. And dating has the potential to break down barriers in society. So take up the challenge to be more open-minded in our dating!

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Protecting yourself from online dating crime

This article was updated in October 2020. Dating crime is still on the up. UK police figures between 2015 and 2018  include 2,029 recorded offences – including sexual offences – involving an online dating website or app. In 2015, 329 offences were recorded, compared to 658 recorded offences in 2018. Other articles describe how the […]

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How should I prepare for my first date?

So you’ve clinched it! You’ve got beyond the endless messaging to actually arranging a date! What should you do next? Here are some tips from someone who had 22 first dates in 2016, plus some stories from my clients …. Where are you going to have your date? Many seasoned daters say meet for a […]