Relationships

26 July 2021

How to navigate a relationship when your partner is depressed

I told my partner about my battle with depression and anxiety on our third date. I showed him my battle scars and shared my experience with counselling and antidepressant medication. ...
22 June 2021

Why you should date a gamer

Video games are now more popular than ever before among all genders and age groups. Thanks to the internet and the development of communication technologies the old image of a ...
15 June 2021

Three things to consider before moving in together

When you’re in love it’s easy to think the other person is perfect and you want to spend every waking moment with them. Moving in with someone is a big ...
3 June 2021

10 Things you know to be true if you date someone with smelly feet

Sadly, not everyone is blessed with sweet smelling soles so here are just a few things you might find familiar if nothing covers the nauseating niff of your partner's feet.  ...
19 May 2021

10 Ways to celebrate May Ray Day with your partner

May Ray Day is about being outside and enjoying the sunshine- soaking up those rays and celebrating the joy of being able to embrace the outdoors after winter. We have ...

16 May 2021

To hug or not to hug: Match’s dating expert shares her advice on dating in a pandemic

For the first time in fourteen months, we are allowed to hug people. After a year of social distancing, masks, hand sanitiser and isolation – hugging feels a little alien. ...
3 May 2021

10 Things you should know before dating someone who believes in the paranormal

As today is National Paranormal Day, we thought we would take a look at the things you should expect if you're about to date someone who gushes over ghouls. Any ...
2 May 2021

Minimalism: Seven things you should know before dating a minimalist

If you’ve just started dating someone who is a minimalist, there are some things you should know before you get too serious- so be warned- they don’t do things the ...

29 April 2021

How to date after the pandemic: Dating expert Hayley Quinn shares her advice

Lockdown restrictions are lifting, the pubs are reopening, and our dating lives are in for one hell of an awakening. After a year at home, singletons across the UK have ...
20 April 2021

Relationships: 10 Ways volunteering can help your relationship

Today is Volunteer Recognition Day so we take a look at how volunteering can help not only those who benefit from people giving up their free time but also your ...
14 April 2021

Tips for finding love this summer

Summer is a great time to find love, no matter your age. So, if you are ready to take advantage of the warm weather and sunny days that are ahead, ...
9 February 2021

Top lockdown Valentine's date night ideas to keep the spark alive

By Sami Wunder For many of us the pandemic means we’re not able to spend this Valentine’s day like we usually would - whether that be at our favourite restaurant, ...
4 February 2021

Relationships: Top tips for dating over Zoom on Valentine's Day

By relationship expert Karen Mooney of Sara Eden Introductions Who would have thought this time last year many couples would be meeting virtually to celebrate Valentine’s day with the aid ...
1 February 2021

How to cope on your first Valentine's Day alone after losing your partner

Bianca Neumann, Head of Bereavement at Sue Ryder, which offers online bereavement support, said: 'Your first Valentine’s Day after the death of a loved one can be a painful reminder ...
14 December 2020

How to introduce your partner to your family's Christmas traditions

Forget meeting the parents, introducing your partner to the family Christmas traditions is the next big move in your relationship. Every family has their own quirky Christmas rituals. There are ...
14 December 2020

Single all the way- why a couple-less Christmas is nothing to get stressed about

A couple-less Christmas is nothing to worry about and there are a few things that you may need to remind yourself of this Christmas as the films come on, family ...
7 December 2020

Five romantic traditions to start with your partner this Christmas

As the whole of the country has to adhere to different restrictions, it’s time to rethink old traditions you can do with your partner this festive season. Whether you are ...
5 December 2020

QUIZ: What do your partner’s Christmas traditions say about them?

It is your first Christmas together. You arrive at your partner’s house to discover a blinding display of multi-coloured lights, a sparse fake tree and golden tinsel. All, of which, ...
23 November 2020

It’s Coving Season ladies, and here are the exact dates you need to find a partner

Dating in a pandemic is a bit like being the love-struck heroine of a Jane Austen novel. You must be six feet away from your love at all times; a ...
15 November 2020

How to survive a long distance relationship while in lockdown

By @bethancasee Here I sit in my bed, watching Game of Thrones, tears in my eyes as one of the beloved dire wolves is dying; I realise my boyfriend is not ...
8 November 2020

Pandating, mask-fishing and quaranteams: A definitive guide to dating in a pandemic

Nothing screams romance like the stench of hand sanitiser and Boris Johnson droning on in the background of your Zoom date. Then again, ‘date’ seems like a strong word for ...
29 October 2020

10 Things you’ll know if you’re in love with a hermit

Today is National Hermit Day- a day to remember all the hermits and their poor partners that have to put up with their reclusive ways. Here are some behaviours you ...
20 October 2020

Got an anniversary coming up? Here are cheap and cheerful ways to make your special day perfect!

Anniversaries are always special, as a reminder of when you got together with your significant other (SO), or when you got married, it’s always nice to commemorate this day each ...
15 October 2020

Love in lockdown: Four ways to help your relationship thrive

2020 has affected us all, whether we’re in a relationship or not. During this time, some couples were lucky enough to power through the lockdown in March with one another, ...