relationships

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 [...]

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 [...]

Taking Off The Rose-Tinted Glasses

August 14, 2014

I have selective sight. Some people have beer goggles. Me, I get love blinkers. Or more appropriately, lust blinkers. I’m a hopeless, excitable romantic … and sometimes, as a result I see the world through rose tinted glasses. This past week [...]