Articles in category 'Dating Etiquette'

Help! I need to cancel a date

Help! I need to cancel a date

You have arranged to go on a date with someone whom you have met online and you are excited about finally getting to meet them, but now something has come up and you have to cancel the date. What should you do?...

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How to Behave on a First Date

How to Behave on a First Date

A first date is your first opportunity to get to know your date and to see what they are really like in person. You should relax and be yourself, but yourself on best behaviour. Here are a few tips for how to behave...

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How to Spot a Cheater

How to Spot a Cheater

Ninety-nine percent of online dating websites are designed for single people to help them to find other single people. Sadly, however, there are a small percentage of people (both men and women) who join dating...

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Why do I get Friendzoned?

Why do I get Friendzoned?

The friendzone isn't a soft play area where small children go to run about and make new friends - it's when you fancy someone and they consider you to be more of a friend. Instead of dating, you get told that "I...

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Guilt Free Dating

Guilt Free Dating

Do you spend a lot of time worrying that you have done the wrong thing and have upset other people? We all spend way too long feeling guilty, but online dating need not add to your feelings of guilt. Don't feel...

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5 Things Not to Say on a First Date

5 Things Not to Say on a First Date

First dates are full of excitement, nerves and anticipation as you wonder what your date will be like in person and what they will think of you. You'll be thinking about what to wear, how to style your hair,...

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One Date Wonder

One Date Wonder

You're had lots of first dates, but nothing has really come of it. What is going wrong and why are you not getting off the starting blocks? You're obsessed with someone else If you're not over your ex, or if you not so...

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Safe First Date Topics

Safe First Date Topics

First dates are the time to get to know one another in a fun and relaxed way (if you don't get too nervous). So first date conversation topics should be light and free-flowing, instead of heavy and probing. Here are...

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“Size 12+ is not for me”

“Size 12+ is not for me”

This week, Labour Councillor Dan Fleming's online dating profile caused a lot of discussion online when it was revealed that he had included a long list of demands for what he wants his future partner to be like. He...

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Cinema Dates

Cinema Dates

We would never recommend a date to the cinema for a first date as you don't get the chance to chat to one another. However, when you have already got to know one another well, it can be a good way to enjoy each...

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How to let them down gently

How to let them down gently

Being in a situation where you have to turn people down may sound like a dream at first, but it can be a tricky to find the best way to do it. Here is how to politely let someone down gently at every stage of the...

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Should Men Pay?

Should Men Pay?

This week, the dating programme First Dates (which is surprisingly good at creating matches), hit the headlines when one woman showed disgust at being asked to split the cost of the bill. Mary and Brian were paired up...

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