I fell for a romance scam

When single Isobel Clarke’s thoughts turned to giving online dating a go a little while ago, she was hoping to meet a nice man, perhaps experiencing some natural highs and lows along the way. She was not prepared to be the victim of a romance scam I’ve been single for…

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Tinder Date Gone Seriously Wrong

Whether you’re a man or a woman, online dating comes with some risks. With only a few pictures to go off of, it’s not always easy to differentiate the good guys from the creeps. But it becomes pretty clear once you’re trapped on a date with them. Well, now you…

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Don’t blame Tinder for online misogyny

To any woman who has whiled away an evening texting friends screenshots of sordid chat-up lines and unsolicited explicit pictures, the news that Tinder is a breeding ground for sexism won’t come as much of a surprise. After all, for every fairytale romance and long-term relationship the four-year-old app has…

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GUIDE TO MODERN DATING

Are you “socialating”, dating by daylight and dressing your relationship status? Julia Hobbs breaks down the dating rules for now. Dress your relationship status Newly single? Dress with intention (a potential date can pop up at any time). Save obvious man-repellers – like oversized leather trousers – for dinner with…

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7 ’90s Dating Trends which are over forever

I am a total, unabashed fan of the ’90s, the time of glow sticks, shiny shoes, and flannel shirts. But there were a few awful ’90s dating trends that have fallen by the wayside, and let’s all hope they stay there, alongside the ditch weed and discarded plastic bottles. Though…

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