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Internet Dating 101 – the walker (Dun. Dun. Da. Insert dramatic music)


It’s been a while since I submitted an article as I had to do some (gulp) ‘paid work’ to support my shoe habit. I’m never sure if anyone is reading these articles but will press on with what I started. If you do read it then give me a ‘hoy’ in the comments column, just for my ego.

Well, Christmas has come and gone. A very traumatic time of year for many singles. For those of us who were away from family at this time of year and without a partner it can be very lonely, but if you have good friends around this can make up for not having that ‘someone’ to share the holidays with. Read the full story

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Is Internet Dating the new “cool”?


I was at a group dinner recently with a bunch of well travelled and experienced women. I happened to be sitting at a table of people I hadn’t met before so it was a case of getting to know people from scratch. There were 6 of us at the table and as the wine started to flow the conversation turned from the safe: married – yes/no, kids – yes/no, work, etc to the good stuff.

One of the women mentioned that she had had no luck finding a partner in life with cliché lines like “all the good ones are married or gay”. Then to my surprise out popped the simple question that only a year ago would have made people gasp “Are you online?” After a quick survey around the table we realised that five of us had been online and two of us had found partners we were still with. Read the full story

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