Three techniques that guarantee there won’t any awkward silences Do you ever feel lost for words on a first date? You’re not alone if you do. In a recent survey by Ourtime, we discovered that only 36% of daters over the age of 50 feel comfortable making face-to-face first date conversation. The reasons behind feeling…
Dating during the menopause
For World Menopause Day, let’s talk about dating in the menopause. I met my husband online when I was 40, and not even perimenopausal. That was good news for both of us because, 5 years later, menopause turned me from Anne Hathaway to Annie Wilkes – clingy, suspicious and wearing a cardigan covered in food….
Quiz: Are you having an emotional affair?
You’ve made a new friend or developed a crush. Yay you! But how do you know when things have tipped over into an emotional affair? You take my quiz, that’s how… Does your partner think you’re going deaf? When we’re falling for someone, the serotonin in our brain drops to levels found in people suffering…
8 signs you’ve gone from soulmates to housemates
Ever suspect that you and your partner have lost that loving feeling? Here are eight no-fail clues that your relationship has gone off the boil, and a quiz to see if yours has fallen into the housemate rut.
How to get over your ex
Oh, Edith Piaf. It was all so easy for you. But while you were proudly warbling “Je Ne Regrette Rien”, the rest of us were racking up so many forehead-slaps that we almost lost the power of rational thought.
Four flattering reasons women don’t reply to your online dating messages
“Nobody replies to my online dating messages!” is the most common thing I hear from male daters. But the truth is that women are replying to online dating messages every day. If they’re not replying to yours, you’re probably making one of the following mistakes.
Never get second dates? This might be why
Are you accidentally turning guys off on the first date? A brilliant book reveals the mistakes you might be making. Here’s what they are, why it’s happening, and how to fix it.
Women. Here’s how to get DATES through online dating
Here are my 10 firm (but fair) rules on how to get real DATES through online dating – not just penpals or wishy-washy flirts.
How to enjoy sex during the menopause
Menopause usually coincides with the most stressful time in most couples’ lives, which might explain why the highest number of UK divorces are happening in the 40-49 age-group. If you want to get through this decade together, find ways to keep your libido alive.
How to have Mindful Sex
Mindful Sex isn’t anything technical or complicated. Like mindfulness, it’s simply the ability not to get overwhelmed by your own thoughts. But unlike mindfulness, Mindful Sex also gives you lots of bonking. Win!
What your sexual fantasies REALLY mean
According to a recent survey, during sex a whopping 40 per cent of men are most likely to fantasise about sleeping with a colleague, while a quarter of women dream about getting dirty . . . with household chores.
But what do our thoughts during the height of passion really mean? Let me decode your deepest desires.
Have a year of amazing sex
This year could be your sexiest ever – with a little help from my carnal calendar. From the clocks going back in March to the extra bank holidays, every date is an opportunity for passion.