Does age difference in relationships matter? When a younger man loves an older woman.

Younger man, older woman? – does age matter?

The evolution of love has slightly changed over time. Although it was, and still is, generally accepted that men and women alike prefer to date someone near to their own age, recent studies suggest both sexes are more open to date someone with an age gap averaging 10-15 years. That is younger and older.

Research provided shows this is more common with men dating younger women and women preferring to date older men. However, about 1% of couples that this age-gap applies to, refers to younger men dating older women. Continue reading

10 Blind Date Survival Tips for an awesome first date

Going on a first date can be pretty exciting and scary at the same time, more so when dealing with a total stranger. But after taking that leap of faith and registering on an online dating site – something that takes guts – it’s no time to chicken out.
You can avoid all the worries of what-could-be by following these ten blind date survival tips for an excellent first date. They are proven to work with couples registering a second to a third date. Continue reading

Dealing with a Breakup or Divorce – tips & tricks

A break-up or a divorce can take a serious toll on one’s emotions and well being. Dealing with the grief of losing your better half is no mean task. This is a person that you shared intimate moments with, had good times together (probably the best), set plans on how to spend the future together and was your shoulder to cry on during your low moments.

When it all turns to dust, your whole world tends to grind to a halt. The pile-up of emotions that follow is overwhelming. One feels deeply hurt, miserable, angry, lonely, depressed, uncertain about the future and in some cases, identity crisis. Even for the party that proposes the break-up, it’s not always sunshine and roses. There are a plethora of reasons that can lead up to a breakup and some may be due to external factors or out of necessity such as a career opportunity. However, there’s are two good old adages to live by: what doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger and time cures all. The healing process may be long and daunting, but there are a few tips and tricks that you can utilise to help you get through this heart-wrenching episode of your life. Continue reading

Old-school Dating: How to Find Love without Internet Dating

Although the advent of the internet was said to signal the end of old-school dating, many people have become disillusioned with dating sites and apps. They dislike their superficiality and the way they lack the human element of meeting someone face-to-face and feeling an immediate connection accompanied by the chemistry of attraction. The question remains: how can you get back into the swing of meeting potential partners without relying on technology?
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10 Great Winter Date Ideas

Many couples tend to hibernate and remain hidden under the covers during winter. However, the season offers lots of opportunities for fun and to get close to your partner. Whether you are into outdoor or indoor activities, there are many different things to do in winter.
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How To Get Your Ex Back – Tips & Tricks

Sometimes when the hurt and anger that prompted a breakup disappears, you suddenly realize that you still have feelings for your ex and want them back in your life again. It can be extremely scary to ask your ex to get back together again, but if you know how to go about it there’s a good chance that you’ll succeed. Following are a few tried and tested top trips and tricks to get your ex back.
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Long Distance Relationships Pros and Cons – Can it Work?

There are not many people who would set out to be in a long distance relationship, more often than not they just happen. Whether you started chatting online and fell for each other or met at college and had to go your separate ways at the end of your course, whatever reason you have found yourself in a position where you are considering if it’s right for you, we’re here to tell you that it can work. It might be hard, it might take an extra commitment from both sides but it can also be incredibly amazing and make your relationship even stronger in the long run. We’ll run through the pros and cons so that you can judge for yourself if it’s right for you and your significant other.
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