Love & Dating

Multicultural compatibility

It had never occurred to me that the dating scene in Australia could appear peculiar to people from other cultures. Then I came across a guide on dating designed for international students. Who knew you needed a guide? I thought it was pretty straight forward. You arrange to meet, have a few laughs and … […]

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Personality vs Looks

I’ve got a friend who is blessed with a keen intelligence but by his own admission would never win a beauty contest. In the pre-online dating world his romantic life had its limitations, because he was always judged on his looks first. His opportunities to deploy his wit and wisdom in the game of seduction […]

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Why Christmas is a splendid time to find love

There’s a good reason the film Love Actually is trotted out every year at Christmas so we can all watch it for the 15th time. It’s not because the film is set in the lead up to Christmas … there are hundreds of perfectly sweet movies that fit that criterion. No, the reason we all […]

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Online dating – a force for good

Don’t listen to the naysayers. Using the internet to find the person of your dreams is, for the majority of people, an effective, fulfilling and fun experience. If you are thinking about giving it a go but aren’t sure it’s for you, consider this: no other method of finding The One gives you so much […]

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Date Guide, Love & Dating, Using eHarmony

Does your heart sing with love?

There’s something quaint about the word “serenade“. It’s a bit Shakespearean, a bit Romeo and Juliet. These days however standing under your one true love’s bedroom window singing Up Where We Belong is more likely to have you arrested than get a kiss these days. But why has this been allowed to happen? Surely singing […]

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How to tell he’s just not that into you

It’s usually easy to tell whether a guy is into you or not, but in the world of online dating it can be a little trickier. Add to that the chemical make-up of women compared with men – i.e. women generally feel a strong sense of attachment when falling in love due to the extra […]

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Blog, Love & Dating, Start with you

There is a lot to love about kissing

Pucker up people. July is the month that hosts International Kissing Day. So, let’s pay a lip service to some of history’s great smooches. I’ll never forget my first romantic kiss. Few people do. It’s one of those significant signposts in life that signal one’s evolution. You can’t mistake your first proper kiss. There may […]

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boyfriend material

What really makes him boyfriend material?

Attracting the right man into your life isn’t about having a 10 page checklist, but rather just knowing the basic qualities in someone’s character needed to maintain a healthy and happy relationship. Being boyfriend material does not mean perfection: I have broken it down into the top 10 points to look for when opening up […]

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Love & Dating

New Year’s resolutions

The end of the year is a natural time to reflect on how your year has been and what you’d like the following year to look like, and for some they are reminded of the things they don’t have. This can be exacerbated sometimes by well-meaning family and friends saying things like “why are you […]

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Dating, Love & Dating

6 Reasons why you might not be getting a second date

Here’s a common scenario: you went on a first date and felt like you two really hit it off. You made each other laugh, had heaps in common, had good chat and talked about doing it again soon. And then… radio silence. So what happened?

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Love & Dating