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The Faceless Side of Tinder

May 7, 2014

I’ve been using Tinder on and off since last summer, and have definitely seen a change in the way daters use the app. Last year, when Tinder was new, people still seemed swept up in the novelty of matching, and so almost every match would speak to [...]

Destination Two – Amsterdam, Holland

April 20, 2014

Time for the second date of the 30 Dates Around the World …. It’s Easter Weekend and The Coincidental Dater and I decided to make the most of the long weekend with a trip to Amsterdam.  As with Dublin, it’s a city I’ve been [...]

Love? Gulp. (The Student)

April 16, 2014

Taking up the baton from Mister Mischief, it’s The Student’s opportunity to turn her writing hand to the topic of LOVE, as part of our #LoveWeek on the blog Miss Twenty-Nine xxx Love is a pretty slippery concept. We love to talk about [...]

The Catch 22 of Being a Dating Blogger

April 13, 2014

It’s a weird situation, dating and blogging about it. I’ve always tried to be as open about the blog as possible with guys. In the beginning, the blog was all about the 30 Dates challenge, and my dates were willing volunteers. Often they’d [...]

Table for Two?

March 29, 2014

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A number of you reading this post, particularly anyone based in England, will remember a dating show called ‘Streetmate’.  Davina McCall (pre-Big Brother), would find a random singleton in the street, and make it her job to play Cupid. [...]

The Sex Apprentice (Fader)

March 29, 2014

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Fader updates us on her antics over the past month …. If only this blog post came with an accompanying photo! 😉 Miss Twenty-Nine xxx When I started writing for 30 Dates as an Experimental Dater, my instinct – given my job – was to sign [...]

30 Dates Around The World!

March 17, 2014

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Happy Paddy’s Day to all our Irish, and American Irish readers 🙂 As part of the celebrations, I figured it was a good opportunity to introduce the new 30 Dates Challenge! Almost exactly six months ago, I finished up 30 Dates by 30 – a [...]

Shall We See Each other Again?

March 15, 2014

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As The Coincidental Dater explained the other day, the world of dating is very different to normal life. If you meet a partner in real life – a colleague, a friend, or a friend of a friend, you may have known that person for some time before [...]

How Mr SC became my Mr Big

February 17, 2014

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It’s impossible to blog about dating and not to be likened to Carrie Bradshaw. The world’s most famous dating writer. Yes, she’s fictional.  But when any female puts pen to paper about her love-life, the comparison is destined to be made. [...]