relationship advice

Meet the Dating Expert – Laura Gub

January 4, 2015

Each week on 30 Dates, we showcase a different individual from the online dating industry, and ask them to share some of their dating advice.  This week’s expert is ‘Brand You Max’ dating coach Laura Gub, talking about something [...]

What Makes A Relationship Work for You?

January 4, 2015

As you’ve probably noticed from the influx of adverts, January is a BIG month for the dating industry.  Singles all over the world get through Christmas alone, and having spent another NYE with no one to kiss at midnight, suddenly turn [...]

The Facebook Relationship

December 29, 2014

As far as I’m concerned, Facebook and relationships have always been a recipe for disaster. The whole ‘in a relationship with xxx’ aspect has added a new convoluted aspect to relationship politics.  First there’s the [...]

Knowing When to Break the Dating Rules

December 11, 2014

We grow up surrounded by social norms.  Accepted rules of dating. Some are common sense.  Some have become old wives tales.  Some are standard women’s magazine fodder.  Others have been the source of huge financial gain to dating experts [...]

The Danger of the Open Relationship

December 8, 2014

I start this blog post by putting my hands up and admitting that I, personally, have never had an ‘open relationship’. I once tried to have a casual relationship, in a situation which could only have been casual, and failed appallingly! [...]

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 [...]

Honesty – My Best Policy

August 30, 2014

I’ve always been a big soap opera fan. As a child, the highlight of my weekday evenings was 5pm for Home Away on ITV, and 5.35 for Neighbours on BBC1!  As an adult, the only reason I bought a digital recorder was so that I could record the [...]

The Body Hair Issue

August 9, 2014

So 2014 is fast becoming the year of the body hair debate. After a decade of Brazilian waxes, vajazzles and laser hair promotion, suddenly society has started to call into question whether hair removal is feminine, and why we all do it … First [...]