Do you need to love yourself to find love?

If you talk to any dating/relationship expert they will tell you that you need to love yourself before you can find love. The whole concept of ‘loving yourself’ is relatively new and something that no-one would have given a great deal of thought to 100 years ago. So it got me thinking, do you really […]

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Baggage – is it necessary?

I recently went on a trip to Europe with my mum. I packed for this trip with every intention of packing light. However, my trip was for 4 weeks and there were a lot of items I viewed as ‘essential’! So I packed my case and got someone to check what I had packed and […]

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What is the best pick up line?

My honest answer is don’t use a pick up line! Why? Because the best approach is to be direct, like – ‘Hi, my name is Fred and I would I would say hi. What’s your name?’ Women get tired of being approached by sleazy guys with crap pickup lines; so if you don’t want to […]

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My first time – internet dating from a guys perspective!

I’ve been separated for 12+ months (apparently that’s a magic number – more about that later), I’ve had a couple of self-introduced dates, and I’ve even had a short-lived ‘relationship’. I’m thinking it’s time to get serious and use a professional dating service – yep, I registered on an internet dating site. With the plethora […]

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Dating is like Darts!

Running a singles business and offering dating coaching I have studied a lot of the dating advice out there. One of my favourite books is Mars and Venus on a Date by John Gray. The book is great reading and I would highly recommend it to you. This book offers so much great advice on […]

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My Dating Experience – Six Weeks in

Running a singles business, I have spent a lot of time researching dating tips and advice. I am very aware of what does and doesn’t work, what green flags to look for, what warning signs to look for, etc… This is great for running Dare2Date. On a personal level, I am the type of person […]

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