Posts by Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith is a freelance journalist and blogger specialising in sex, dating and relationships. She’s written for Good Health, CLEO, Women’s Fitness and Woman’s Day on everything from dating deal-breakers to the secrets of happy marriages – and she co-authored the recently published sex and relationship advice book, Get Lucky. Rachel answers questions at her online advice column, RealityChick.com.au, and moderates letters at RC’s sister site, LetterToMyEx.com. If you’ve got a love life query, she’d love to take a crack at it.

6 Mistakes even smart daters make

You’ve been dating a while and just not clicking with people like you’d hoped. Could you be doing something wrong?

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Dating, Love & Dating

How to let go

While you might be able to change some things about your partner, his or her past isn’t one of them – and sometimes, you need to figure out if that’s a deal breaker, writes Rachel Smith

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Love & Dating

8 Ways to have a great love life post kids

With Mother’s Day around the corner, we asked new and veteran mums how they work at having a great love life after kids. Turns out it’s is all about the little things.

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Love & Dating

Is your trust gauge faulty?

Paranoid after being cheated on? You’re not alone, but here’s how to dip your toe back into the dating world when you’re drowning in trust issues, writes Rachel Smith

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Dating, Love & Dating

5 ways to bust through your breakup funk

Getting ready to date again can be tricky if you’ve recently had a spell at the Heartbreak Hotel. Here’s how to recover faster from a broken heart, writes Rachel Smith.

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Dating, Love & Dating

Anxiety and dating

Could anxiety be sabotaging your chances of finding love?

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Dating, Love & Dating

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Stuck for Valentine’s Day gift ideas? Reality Chick’s Rachel Smith has got you covered.

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Dating, Love & Dating, Relationships

20 Great date ideas

As we enter a new year, it’s time to mix up your game plan and suggest something your date won’t be expecting

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Date Guide, Dating

The very last minute Christmas gift guide

So, you’re dating someone you really like but still have no idea what to get them for Christmas! Here’s our handy guide for each dating stage.

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Dating, Love & Dating