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So it didn't work out...my tips for moving on

Dating is a game that always involves a little bit of risk and unlike Monopoly where you at least get to collect $200 each round, it can sometimes leave you feeling emotionally bankrupt when it doesn't work out. Whether it was one date or one year, the effects of 'things not working out' can still take their toll and Read more »

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Getting a handle on your nerves in stressful situations

Even the most self-assured person will admit to some nerves and stress when going through the dating process. Let's face it - you really have to be prepared to put yourself out there if you're going to meet that someone special. Read more »

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Romance is a two-way street: tips for romance in dating and relationships

I know it might sound outdated to say that romance still matters in dating - but it continues to be a really effective way of making a great impression in the early stages of your relationship. As things progress, it's a wonderful way to keep things fun and fresh. Read more »

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How do you know when you're actually an item

You've met a new love interest online. There's been some great banter back and forth over emails and phone calls and you've had several great dates. You seem to have a lot of fun together, you talk easily and there's lots of sexual chemistry. Read more »

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10 tips to get the online conversation started

In this relatively new world of online dating - the process of getting to know someone starts at the computer or on your mobile rather than in person. Decades ago it was all about face to face meetings, whereas now, you can win or lose the interest of a potential love match through Read more »

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The all-important date plan

There's more to dating than just meeting new people and seeing what happens. Your choice of date venue will have a huge impact on how much you both enjoy yourselves, and in turn, the success of the date. Read more »

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Tips for taking a good profile picture

You're online, looking for romance. You want to make a good impression and stand out from the crowd. Your profile pics are an essential part of this process. You don't want to miss out on meeting someone great simply because your photos aren't up to scratch... Read more »

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Contraception for the over 40s - still an important consideration!

It's one of life's ironies - as women, we spend our late twenties and thirties worrying about our declining fertility, only to be surprised that unplanned pregnancy can still happen later on in life. Read more »

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Settling vs waiting for the WOW factor - part two

After so much discussion a few weeks ago about my blog regarding settling versus waiting for the WOW factor, I thought I would clarify my comments and explain a little further. Read more »

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What to do if the person you're dating tells you they love you but you don't feel same

It's not a situation that anyone wants to experience when dating a new love interest. That moment when your partner turns to you and says 'I'm in love with you' - and you don't have the same feelings for them. What do you do? Read more »

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