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Being in a relationship is awesome, and for more reasons than you’d think. Just for fun, and with Black Friday being all about extras, here are seven bonuses you may have never thought of at all.

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The first message you send can make or break your chances of getting a date - so it's important you get it right. After all, first impressions matter, especially when you're not meeting face to face. So how do you start conversations online? With a joke? a compliment? How about a chat up line? Here are 5 tips to get you started.

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It’s the oldest trick in the book to watch a scary movie when you want to get your hands on a certain someone tightly. And there’s a scientific reason why it works too.

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Here are some handy hints to weed out fakes, spot the suspicious, and make sure that your online experience is the best it can be.

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Ok, you’ve found that special someone who you have been spending a lot of time with. You get butterflies in your stomach whenever you think about them. All sounds very lovey dovey doesn’t it? But how can you tell if it’s the real thing?

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To celebrate National Kiss and Makeup Day this Friday we have 5 reasons why you should give getting back with your ex a miss.

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What would you count as an outlandish form of dating? Perhaps blind dating is considered fairly odd in your books in which case you need to check out these quirky dating methods.

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Do you find yourself wondering if you’ll ever meet your perfect match? Or if there’s something standing in your way? Here we share seven dating facts that might help you find that special someone.

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There’s no denying that dating has changed dramatically since the ‘80s. In this article, we take a fun and nostalgic look at at how things have evolved when we compare then to now

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You've never seen hugs and kisses like these - a record-breaking look at some of the world's most swoonsome feats.

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They say don’t judge a book by its cover but, when it comes to online dating, most members do just that. As a picture paints a thousand words, what exactly are you saying to members without typing a single thing? In honour of National Selfie Day, we are going to help you take the best profile pictures ever.

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Online is a great way for a single parent to begin their search and dip their toe back into the dating game, because you set the pace and make the decisions. Here are a few tips to consider when getting started:

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Did you know that kissing happens with two mouths? Just kidding, these facts are more interesting than that. Pucker up people!

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How — and when — to initiate that first face-to-face meeting is a tricky question for many singles, but there are ways to make a smooth transition from e-pals to an actual item. Read the specifics right here.

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When is it truly time to open your heart in a new relationship? Trust is the key.

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The first message you send can make or break your chances of getting a date - so it's important you get it right. After all, first impressions matter, especially when you're not meeting face to face. Here are 5 tips to get you started.

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If only real life were like the movies…sigh… The super-couples in movies never have problems like WE do… well, they have different problems.

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If you read our last article you know all about wooing your beloved with a spoon, winning your partner’s weight in beer, and standing on a fictional balcony. Read on for some more tender traditions.

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Here are some handy hints to weed out fakes, spot the suspicious, and make sure that your online experience is the best it can be.

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When it comes to the behaviour of men and women in relationships, almost everyone has an opinion—and usually, it's about how the sexes are different. But what does research tell us about how men and women really behave in romantic relationships? Often, that they're more alike than we realise…

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Love is universal, yes – but romance takes an astonishing array of forms around the world. We have scoured the globe to uncover some of the most fascinating dating, love and marriage customs, from sweet to downright cringeworthy.

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While the phrase “first date” can strike fear in the heart of even the most courageous, there’s no need to worry. We’ve broken down some common first date disasters so you know how to avoid them (and how to recover gracefully if the date does take a turn for the worse).

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When finding love online, image matters a lot. When you set up or revamp your dating profile, it's a good idea to present yourself in the best (and safest) light. How, you might ask? Just follow these easy steps.

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Dating is hard! Ever wanted to go back in time and have a chat with poor, clueless, younger you? What would advice would you give them?

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Valentine's Day was this week and, whether you love it or hate it, you might want to check out these interesting facts you perhaps didn’t know.


Here we share seven weird but true dating facts that might help you find that special someone.

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Read on for a list of fun dating ideas that won't break the bank.


There are SO many romantic movies out there and SO many romantic lines to love. The movies on this list are just a few that I can watch over and over again without ever getting tired of them. Here are just twelve (from billions) of the most romantic movie quotes:

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As months of the year go, January gets a pretty bad rap. Where December gets glitter, August gets sunshine and even plain old November gets fireworks, January gets weight gain, hibernation and punishment for overindulging over the holidays. However, do not despair – there is more to January than going on a diet and saving money.

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The holidays can be a particularly rough time to be single, but you will survive. Here are some tips to help get you through.

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Being in a relationship is awesome, and for more reasons than you’d think. Just for fun, and with Black Friday being all about extras, here are seven bonuses you may have never thought of at all.


So you've joined the site, and someone has caught your eye - now what?

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The oncoming zombie apocalypse might sound like the chance to write off your debt and be the badass you were always born to be, but for fans of stuff like “The Walking Dead" and "Zombieland" it's going to be a rough ride. So what have you done to prepare?

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With so many new faces joining the site, and lots of questions about the meanings of acronyms, here is a cheat sheet of the most common so you can crack the code of your potential matches.

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Check out some of these magnificent words in other languages that could make the perfect placeholder for your relationship until you are ready to drop that big L-bomb.

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Whether people are looking to find their soul mate or just to have some fun, it really does help to go into online dating with a sense of humour.


Whether you’ve experienced a dating horror story of your own, or just heard them second-hand, you’re probably well aware that every date has the potential to be the start of something wonderful or a spectacular crash-and-burn.

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If only landing a date was as easy as snagging a pokémon

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What would you count as an outlandish form of dating? Perhaps blind dating is considered fairly obscene in your books in which case you need to check out our list of quirky dating methods.

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It’s hard diving into the dating game without any back up. And we're here to help. Behold, 14 fascinating facts and stats about dating that you want to arm yourself with.

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Long distance relationships may be tough but they have their own surprises too. To keep your love alive and strong, here are some suggestions to make your long distance relationship work:

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Many of us idealise love. We see it as some lofty cure for all of life’s problems. And because we sometimes overestimate it, our relationships pay a price...

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We give you some insight into the minds of other members by revealing some of our most recent polls. You might find some of these results surprising.


When it comes to the behaviour of men and women in relationships, almost everyone has an opinion—and usually, it's about how the sexes are different. Often, they're more alike than we think…

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There's more than one good reason why millions of people around entrust their love and sex lives to the likes of our site!


Follow these 3 crucial tips to make sure you are attracting the right people online!

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Whether you’re newly out of a relationship or dipping your toe back into the proverbial dating pool after some time on the sidelines, dating in general can be overwhelming — and online dating is confusing at best. Here’s what the newly single need to know about online dating.

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If only real life were like the movies…sigh… The Super-couples in movies never have problems like WE do… well, they have different problems.


If you read our last article you know all about wooing your beloved with a spoon, winning your partner’s weight in beer, and standing on a fictional balcony. Read on for some more tender traditions.


Even when a relationship is over, it remains as a big part of who you are. So, in case you were wondering, here are a number of reasons why first love is so powerful.


Keep an eye out for these cards at your next tarot reading, and…who knows…maybe you are on the path to your perfect partner.

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Hurrah ladies! Contraceptives may very soon be something for blokes everywhere to worry about too, giving the gals a well needed break from the responsibility.


Wanting to jumpstart your very own alien encounter? You are not alone!

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Test your supernatural detective skills and watch for these five tell-tale signs. You may be dating a monster! Eeeeeek!

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Check out some of these spooky spots from around the globe....if you dare!

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There's a lot of fantastic restaurants out there with delectable morsels that wont be forgotten in an instant, but what about the views? These establishments win in both the scenery and gastronomical departments!

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Some things should be left unsaid, including between partners no matter how close they are!

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Valentines Day is so close and if you're still stumped with what to get a special man in your life let us give you some inspiration!

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Valentines Day gifts doesn't necessarily mean giving a bog standard box of chocolates or the overdone bouquet of red roses. Snore! There's plenty of ideas for something worthwhile that they will cherish long after Valentines Day has been and gone.

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Relationships aren't like they seem in Disney movies, they don't just happen, they take hard work, dedication and patience. Most importantly of course they take love!

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When people talk about a traditional white wedding do they realise that their idea of wedding ceremony tradition is not actually that traditional when you look at the rest of the world.

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These places on our list have some once in a lifetime locations which will take your breath away whilst simultaneously satisfying your tastebuds' longing for delicious flavours.


Moving in with a partner is a massive commitment, one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Here's our pointers for what to take into account prior to making this leap of faith.


Relationships can be a roller coaster of emotions and ups and downs but here's some of our tips for dealing with the dips in the relationship between you and your other half.

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The world of love and dating never ceases to amaze us, here's some trends for the dating world that are no exception!

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Imagine getting yourself all worked up to finally going to meet someone you've been chatting to over the site and then being totally let down as they're just not what you'd expected. You need to get to know them before you meet them, heres some of our tips!

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For those who have a niggling feeling that their relationship isn't doing quite so well, here's a quick guide to some things to look out for when it comes to a rocky relationship.

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Whether you're the sharing kind or you'd struggle to hand over your last Rolo to your love interest, there's plenty of ways to tuck into some tasty food whilst also bonding with your date. A romantic meal doesn't have to be an expensive, impersonal event where you sit across a table from one another and eat off your own plates, how very cookie-cutter! It can also be a warm and fantastic way to bond! Just remember these handy tips when choosing your nosh.

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Do you have a niggling feeling in the back of your head that something isn't quite right with your relationship? Perhaps your heart isn't in it due to it being too soon after breaking up someone else or maybe you think your partner's affections are with someone that isn't you? Could you be in a rebound relationship?

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Every relationship has it's milestones, the first encounter, the first kiss, the first time you tell one another that you love each other, lovely stuff. These milestones are rife with the potential to be pretty darn embarrassing though, check out our ultimate list of embarrassing and inevitable relationship milestones.

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It's not easy when you know that you're not into a relationship and know that it needs to end but what about when you just don't have the heart to tell them? How about a slightly different approach? Making them want to break things up instead.

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Should you be brain-storming what exactly it is that you should be doing for a fantastic date, here's a few things you should probably avoid and the reasons why.

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Ah l'amour, how can you tell if you've got a dose of the lovebug? We've got a few signs for you to keep an eye out for, 20 to be exact!

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Ah first dates, they can be absolutely terrifying. You can prepare yourself when you have some info about your dating partner, but then what if it's the dreaded 'blind' kind of date where you know the minimum to nothing about who you will be meeting up with? We give you some handy advice on how to get yourself through a blind date and have a great time!


What does your wedding sound like when you daydream about it? Can't think? Well here's some ideas for some matrimonial music to inspire you!


Coping with the other half's folks can be a challenging task, especially when they seem to hold a grudge against you for the simple reason that you're dating their little darling. Here's a few pointers to remember for keeping them, your partner and you happy!

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Ahh sun, sea and romance! Can a spark ignited on a holiday last beyond those horrible flights home and into your everyday life though?

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It's an exciting prospect, moving in with your other half but there's some things you should consider prior to making the big move.

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If you're a lady, sometimes it can be hard trying to decipher what exactly is going on in your man's head or why he may be acting a certain way. We've got a rundown of what may be going on and what you should do about it.

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Anyone could be cheated on, temptation could get the better of anyone you know but here's how to minimise the chances of it happening to you.

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We explain how something so simple could salvage your relationship from what feels like the end

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We all love a good wedding and lots of people love a good giggle at a funny Youtube video. Combining the two give you some rather interesting matrimonial recordings. We've plucked out our favourites from the sea of funny wedding videos out there, just for you.


There's all this talk of younger men with older women, but what of higher aged men with youthful ladies? We've detailed a few of the perks to seeing a gent with extra years for you ladies.

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Don't want your date to be like groundhog day? Mix it up and have a date to remember by choosing not to go with the cliche wine 'n' dine scenario! Instead pick one of our ideas that will ensure fun times are had by both of you and minimise awkward silences.

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With the holiday season fast approaching, perhaps you have a break away planned. It's not a girly hol or a week-long bender with the lads though, this time you're jetting off with your other half and perhaps you're a little anxious about it. Here's our guide to avoiding the pitfalls so many couples face on their first trip away together and how to come away with your bond strengthened.

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Many new couples make mistakes that can easily kill a relationship that's still only in it's infancy. Here's some of the most common errors made so you know to avoid them!


True love is within all of us, we're all capable of it. It just requires the right person, a lot of patience, time and hard work.

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Everyone's had those times where they've had a little unwanted attention that just can't be shaken off no matter what they try, or perhaps they're a little shy and don't quite know how to say it


Want to know the secrets to a solid, loving relationship? Well, there's no magic pill, it takes hard work but anyone is capable of it, it's more a matter of how much they want it!

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Valentines Day is a stark reminder for singletons everywhere of their single status but it doesn't have to be this way. Make the most out of this Valentines Day!

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Pull out the stops this Valentines Day to wiggle your way even further into the object of your affection's affections!

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A fantastic profile is the winning ingredient to being successful finding someone that you're looking for, you get out what you put in at the end of the day! So check out these handy points and incorporate them into your profile.


Planning ahead to Valentines Day and want to surprise a certain someone with a fantastic day/night that they will always remember? Check this out.

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Weddings are so much hassle to plan, what colour theme to use, what flowers, the invites, the party favours, the list is endless! You need to start somewhere however, why not make your big day into something everyone's going to remember?


There's always gonna be some unwanted attention online and the odd weirdo, so here's how to deter them and bag the right attention!

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Sex is always better when there's a bit of music in the background, your choosing of song can have an effect on it's intensity and the passion you feel in that moment, so choose wisely. You could try a couple of these little numbers to get you both in the mood and ready for some sensual love-making.

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We love a good wedding, even better, we adore hearing about romantic honeymoons! So we've looked around for some post wedding enjoyment that not many people can say they've done!


The post Christmas blues usually come in the shape of a protruding belly and larger than life bum. Get rid of those jiggly bits and get loved up at the same time!


Hmmn this is a bunch of questionable couples, we wonder whether a theme park ride would leave the toilet seat up or if an infamous tower would make good dinner conversation..

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Here's a guide to wooing the special lady that is your muse.

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There's good dates, then there's 'horrific train crash' dates, here's a little guide to wiggling your way out of one of these horror dates!

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Ah young love, the blissful euphoria a couple feels when the guy get's down on one knee and pops the question to his beloved and he get's the answer: 'yes'. It's not so great for the others whose missus' answered otherwise..poor guys

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Every person is unique and different in a variety of ways, in the same way, so are countries. They all have their little quirks, especially when it comes to marriage.


There's an art to knowing what to say to a partner, that also includes what you shouldn't say.


Xmas is looming! If you're stuck for inspiration on what to get your hunk, then let us show you some fantastic smelling ideas.

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Struggling to finds a accompanying partner for that glitzy work do? Or perhaps the mother is getting on your nerves by continually trying to set you up with their best friend's 'show-stopping' cousin and you need a ruse to get them off your back? There may be a way out, but it's also a tricky way out..

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If you want to be truly beautiful you need to appeal not only to the eyes, but also the nose. An attractive smell can be the difference between giving the right first impression whilst securing yourself that date or losing their interest altogether. We’ve got a few fragrance ideas that will have you running for the nearest Boots counter waving your money.

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When we publicly share a picture of ourselves we all want to convey the best impression and show ourselves in our best light possible. Here's some tips for making sure yours are of maximum pulling potential!

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If you've recently split from your now ex, whether you're the one that's had their heart broken or even if you were the one that closed the book on your relationship, you can still be at risk of a bout of tearshed. This is especially so if you watch the wrong movie, so pick carefully and avoid these ones like the plague!

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If you want your first date to go swimmingly, here are some ideas that you probably shouldn't use!

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If you're feeling the pinch a little, you may be scrimping on spending the pennies. You may feel like your lack of dollar is taking it's toll but it doesn't have to on your love life.

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That new relationship feeling is great and you feel invincible like nothing can touch you, you and your partner feel like the romantic dream team. You can however be your own maker and screw it up rather quickly so read our article on getting your relationship off to the best start and making sure it continues on that way.

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If you need a spark of inspiration on making your dating profile the best it can be at grabbing the attention of sexy members from every direction, then follow these handy hints and get profile savvy.


If you're new to speed dating and need a little advice check out this article that will ensure you are a speedy yet fantastic dater.

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Sometimes two people meet online and instantly click getting on like a house on fire, unfortunately however there is the people who when paired up are chalk and cheese. What if this happens to you and you realise mid-date. Need a way of escaping? We have just what you need for an idea or two, or maybe just a little inspiration.

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Many couples are becoming engaged yet never reaching the stage of marriage or taking years to get there, why might this be? Take a read and find out


Avoid the silence with these three ideas


Want to feel like a million dollars everyday? It's mind over matter, our article explains and gives you some pointers on conquering the art of feeling sexy.

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Getting your first date right and making a great impression

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What Do the Ladies Seem To Want In A Potential Fella? Take a peek and see if you've got it

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Want to know the traits that most men would like their lady to possess? Take a look at this article on the common things gents appreciate in a girl

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Want some different ideas for where to take a date other than a glitzy restaurant? do you want an original and memorable time? Or simply on a budget? Take a peek and see if your perfect first date idea is here on our list.

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If you've seen someone you like the look of and want to send them a message introducing yourself but not a clue where to start, take a peek at this article and see if maybe we could help spark your inspiration.


Find Out Why Long Term Relationships Last With Online Dating

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Lots of tips for creating an online dating profile, take a look and start attracting potential partners today!