Muddy Matches Dating Advice

Dating tips and advice for men and women, from the people behind the UK and Ireland's most popular country dating website. Includes successful online dating, date ideas, relationship advice, dating news and useful dating links.

November 11th, 2018

Positive Online Dating

There's a reason why sitcoms show people pretending to laugh heartily, or asking their friend to laugh at them when the object of their affections is looking in their direction: it's because laughing makes you look fun and attractive. It's hard to portray laughter in your dating profile text, unless you want to use LOL, or haha, but you can show a good sense of humour and a position attitude. Read More ›
November 9th, 2018

Who are the most Successful Daters?

You might think that the most successful people on dating websites are those who are really, really, ridiculously good-looking, or those who run multi-million pound businesses, but in truth it is the people who are proactive who manage to beat off the competition. *It also helps to live in a populous area and not to be so fussy that your ideal match doesn't actually exist, but that's another blog post entirely. So, what steps can you take to be more proactive and thus, more successful? Read More ›
November 4th, 2018

Planning a First Date

A first date is your opportunity to show your love interest what a great person you really are. If you are a super-organised person then you will go about planning your date in a way that will help to impress your first date. If you are a little less organised, then these tips will hopefully help you to arrive at your date feeling calm and collected, rather than being in a flap.

Re-read their profile text

Have another look through their profile text and make notes if necessary so that you don't get them mixed up with other people whom you have been speaking to. It will also help you to think about what to talk about on your first date as you will be able to discuss hobbies and interests that they have mentioned in their profile text. Read More ›
November 3rd, 2018

Why Online Dating is Better than Meeting IRL

Online dating is one of the most popular and the most effective ways to meet a new partner. Here is why online dating is better than meeting someone offline.

They're really single

If someone is on an online dating website then it should go without saying that they are actually single. If you are meeting someone in real life (IRL) then you can't guarantee that they are single, so can be faced with an awkward conversation about their marital status, or worse still, the appearance of their other half. Read More ›
October 28th, 2018

When to Say “I Love You”

Muddy Matches has helped thousands of couples to meet and find love over the years, and hopefully if you are reading this you have met your own perfect match on Muddy Matches. So, if you have met someone special, when should you say "I love you" to them?  Read More ›

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