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Not looking for 'The One'

Online dating is not about looking for 'The One', expecting to be swept away by the man on the white charger, or stumbling across the perfect princess who awakens to your kiss. You're much more likely to find a good friend who's... Read more »

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How to break the ice without using cheesy pick up lines

It's one of the key moments in any dating experience: the opening line. For some, breaking the ice comes very naturally and the whole process can be fun and flirtatious. For others it can be quite daunting and scary. Read more »

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7 signs you're ready for a relationship

One of the biggest questions you can ask yourself before you jump online and start dating is "Am I actually ready for a relationship?" Even though you may be single, it doesn't necessarily mean that you want a long-term relationship or that you┬┐re emotionally available to settle down. Read more »

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Aussies so don't want to kiss their politicians

With International Kissing day on July 6 we asked Members which were the most and least kissable professions in Australia. Over 3,200 of you shared your views and while firemen get most women hot under the collar, air hostesses get the top vote from men. Find out what else you thought about kissing... Read more »


Ask John Q&A July 2015

For this Q&A with John Aiken, we're focusing on women. So we invited our female members to send in their dating and relationship questions. As always, there were lots of interesting issues raised... Read more »

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Why it's important to look after yourself

It might seem like a no brainer - but looking after yourself when you're in the dating game, is one of the most important things you can do when trying to find someone special. Because at the end of the day, people make judgments based on first impressions. And one of the first things that a potential... Read more »

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Letting go of past relationship hurts

One of the most important things you can do before jumping into the world of dating is to make sure you've let go of the past. You need to cut yourself free of your relationship baggage so you can leap into dating with a fresh, new, exciting and positive mindset. But this tends to be easier said than done. Old wounds can run deep. Read more »


Is it OK to be dating more than one person?

One of the many advantages of going online to find love is that you have the opportunity to meet a large number of like-minded singles. Rather than wandering around from bar to bar trying to strike up a conversation with a potential love interest - you can hit the net and connect with a number of singles. But with this choice and flexibility comes a question... Read more »


Talking about sex in a new relationship

For most of us - the act of sex is much easier than sitting down with your new partner and talking about it. It can be awkward and embarrassing, and create hesitation and uncertainty. But research on this one is clear - the couples that talk about their sex life - have better sex and happier relationships (Gottman). Read more »

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Top 6 ways to protect yourself online

As part of RSVP's ongoing initiatives to help educate our members about protecting your personal information and cyber security, we've partnered with the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce to promote the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's 2015 National Fraud Week campaign, running from 18 to 24 May. Read more »

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