dating tips

7 tips to help you with first date nerves

April 21, 2015

This week, Time Out London launched regular dating advice on its online site. As part of the advice, I wrote an article about overcoming first date nerves.  Except I had to trim it down to just 5 tips … and so 30 Dates Readers get to benefit [...]

Blind Date Etiquette

September 5, 2014

Last week I chaperoned a blind date.  It’s by no means the first blind date I’ve set up, but it was the first time I’ve set up a date where both parties were complete strangers to me.  And I was genuinely shocked by the behaviour [...]

Meet The Dating Expert – Lisa Schmidt

July 14, 2014

This week out featured Dating Expert comes from ‘across the Pond’.  Meet Lisa Schmidt – otherwise known as the Detroit Date Coach! Miss Twenty-Nine xxx Four Tips to Better Flirting Did you know that 55% of flirting is body [...]

Everything Changes … Including You!

June 28, 2014

When you look back on your adult years, there are accepted moments of ‘change’. When you go to University, when you go travelling, when you get your first job, when you become a parent… The Student (or should I say ‘The [...]

The A-Z of London Dating – Part One

June 27, 2014

It may seem ironic that I’m writing this just days before I actually move to the Capital, but if there’s one thing I know about London, it’s the Dating world. Over the past twelve months, I’ve averaged three dates or dating events a week in [...]

Confidence Tips from Mister Mischief

May 25, 2014

Earlier this week a male reader sent me an email asking me if I could help him with his confidence.  Admittedly shy, he struggles to approach women and wondered if I could help him in any way.  My email back was honest – shyness is something [...]

More 30 Dates in the Huffington Post

April 22, 2014

Just in case you need more 30 Dates advice in your life, I’ve been moonlighting over at the Huffington Post (and actually, shock horror, using my real name in the process!) If you’d like to catch up on the posts I’ve written for [...]

Behind the Scenes at 30 Dates

October 14, 2013

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Search Engine Terms One of the features of WordPress, is that it can tell you how people stumble upon your blog. Some of the search terms are pretty obvious – unsurprisingly the most popular search that has led to my blog is ‘30 Dates [...]