dating tales

Meet the Parents – Part Two!

April 10, 2015

Diligent blog readers will have noticed that I’ve told you about the time The Rugby Boy met my adoptive family … but I’m yet to tell you about the time I visited his parents! In truth, I’ve now been back to his family home twice, and in [...]

30 Dates, One Year On … The Attic Mouse

July 25, 2014

This month 30 Dates celebrated its first birthday, and as part of the celebrations, I asked some of the original 30 Dates to tell us about the last year from their perspective.  Last week I summarised my year since 30 Dates began, but what about [...]

The One Night Stand

June 15, 2014

Here at 30 Dates we’ve been talking a lot about Sex when you’re not yet in a relationship.  And the responses so far to my posts about Not Inviting a Guy to Stay Over (unless you plan to sleep with him), and Not Sleeping with a Guy [...]

The White Collar Criminal

June 8, 2014

I very rarely talk about my dating life before this blog. Partly because the last time I really actively dated was at the age of 19. There are still a few tales which have survived the 10+ year gap.  I’ll never forget the man who brought out [...]

The Man in The Mirror (The Student)

April 23, 2014

The Student meets The Man in The Mirror, and comes away reflecting on some realities of dating! Miss Twenty-Nine xxx   I definitely abide by the rule that you can always tell a man by his shoes. Last night my date was wearing silver shoes. [...]

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 [...]

The Numbers Game

April 2, 2014

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In theory, dating is a game centred around two simple numbers.  One, and Two.  You find the ‘One’, you make a pair.  Simples! But that particular equation was created in a very different era!  (No … this post isn’t about [...]

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 [...]

#WednesdayDatingTale (Southern Belle)

March 21, 2014

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Belle’s been Wednesday Dating Club dating this week … let’s see how she got on! Miss Twenty-Nine xxx   Over the past few weeks, I’ve been reluctant to go on dates. This isn’t from lack of options, there are 30+ people each [...]