Tag: first date

How Getting Dumped by My Ex Destroyed Me

I’ve always wanted to live abroad. It’s been a dream of mine ever since I was a teenager watching Amelie from the confines of my suburban Sydney home. So this year, I did it. I went to Paris, and I...

/ February 28, 2017

Cool First Date Ideas That Aren’t Really Cool

Let's set the scene people. You've got an upcoming date with someone new, you guys have texted and messaged back and forth feverishly. You have some stuff in common and already have an “inside joke.” The pressure to impress is...

/ January 21, 2016

How To Dress to Impress For A First Date

The first date with someone potentially really special: cue sweating, fidgety feet, and checking your phone every 20 seconds on the dot to be sure that you definitely got the time and place correct. Thanks to the internet, first dates...

/ June 4, 2015

Breezing your way through a first date

Once upon a time I went on dates. I’ve always struggled with word date. It sounds so formal, and formality and I don’t mix. Let’s just go with – once upon a time I went for dinner with men who...

/ May 7, 2015

What You Drink on a First Date Might be More Important Than the Clothes You Wear

When getting ready for a first date everyone, be they male or female, spend time preening for their first date. A recent survey suggests that the average Briton is spending up to £90 on everything from haircuts to manicures and...

/ March 18, 2015

Choking a First Date in Front of Yogurtland…

I don't know what's gotten into me this past month…Clearly I should stop dating. Clearly. But I won't. So what the hell? I don't know; I'm in a weird place. During the last couple of dates I've been on I've...

/ May 6, 2014
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HowAboutWe Makes Online Dating Hella Easy

In this day and age, most of us are familiar with the perks and perils of online dating. Those of us who are the delightful combination of socially awkward and somewhat technically savvy have been navigating the tumultuous waters of...

/ March 31, 2014
Relationship Advice: When to Be That Girl

Yes, Yes! You Should Be “That Girl”

One of the bizarre things about being in a relationship: Friends come to you for relationship advice, even when you may not be entirely qualified to give it. I ended up in a relationship when I did pretty much everything...

/ March 12, 2014