Dating Tips

Creativity Really Does Make Men Sexier; Women, Not So Much

AFP Relaxnews | Posted 04.19.2017 | Canada Living

Personality really is everything.

You Might Not Want To Admit It, But You Do Have A Dating Type

AFP Relaxnews | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada Living

Sorry, but it's true.

11 Practical Ways To Date In A World Of Swiping

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living

For the most part, the sea is full of fish.

10 Ways To Politely End A Bad Date

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Living

Because you just can't fake feelings.

First Comes Dinner, Then Comes Marriage..

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.31.2016 | Canada Living

Save the fun stuff for your second date.

Surprising Percentage Of Men Have Never Been In Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Living

True love is hard people.

Proof That Dating In Your 20s vs. 30s Is Not The Same

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

We all know a few things change when you go from 20s to your 30s. You start appreciating sleep, you can't stay out past midnight and you're more aware...

How To Master The Art Of Online Dating In 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada Living

New Year's resolutions aren't just a myth. While some of us are resolving to exercise regularly or count calories, many are looking to start dating an...

5 Hot First Date Tips and Looks

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

A number of my clients are single women that are either active in the dating scene or just getting started. They typically come to me to help them come up with the perfect first (or second, or third) date look. Wanting to steer them in the right direction, I contacted a dating expert to make sure I was giving them the best advice along with their hot new looks.

Feigned Love: The Art of Settling

Dain Wallis | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

Worried that you're settling? Not sure if you're in love or just going through the motions? Speaking from experience, here is your guide to the Art of Settling.

17 Rules For Friends With Benefits

Carlen Costa | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Carlen Costa

Have the talk before you hook-up (or once you've peed right after) and set the lay of land. You both know what this is. Games are meant to be played with rope and whipped cream, not with each other's emotions. If you're feeling compromised about a situation have the courtesy to put it out there and mutual respect to problem-solve together.

Go Ahead and Judge a Man on His Favourite Cheese

Erin Wotherspoon | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada Living
Erin Wotherspoon

My best friend tells me men are like cheeses. "What's your favourite cheese?" she asks her beau. "The orange kind." Uh oh. Red flag. Abort. This, gentlemen, is not a good answer.

10 Tips For Online Dating In 2014

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

If your love life was on hold in 2013 and you're ready to look for a spark again, it's time to get your online dating persona in order. Online dating ...

Wanna Get the Girl? Date Like it's 1946

Debra Macleod | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Living
Debra Macleod

If my email inbox is any indicator, it's clear that modern men and women are clueless about how to behave on a first date. If you want to attract a quality person, you need to behave like a quality person. So check out these 1940s-inspired dating tips that might bring a little timeless sophistication to your dating M.O.

Much Ado About Online Dating: Top 5 Tips for Success

Megan Fielding | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Living
Megan Fielding

The Huffington Post reported earlier this year that more than one third of people meet their significant others online and those relationships are 25 per cent less likely to end in separation or divorce. So why is there still a slight stigma attached to it? As someone who met their longtime boyfriend online and an ongoing sideline spectator of my friends' experiences, I can share what I know.

79% Of Canadians Believe In THIS

2life | Natalie Lavoy-Furtado | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada Living

Knights in shining armor, love at first sight, getting swept off your feet, yes we're talking about that certain fuzzy feeling as well. But believe it...

How To Find True Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.14.2013 | Canada Living

We're told there are plenty of fish in the sea, but through trial and error, most of us have probably figured out finding the 'one' isn't always the e...

Do You Have Dating ADD?

Marcia Sirota | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

A new malady has sprung up simultaneously with the ascent of online dating. It's called dating ADD. Symptoms of this disorder are similar to the more common form of ADD: easy distractibility, lack of focus and inability to stick to a task.

I Will Always Be Connected to My Lover's Ex

Alina Kulesh | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Living
Alina Kulesh

That's the thing about exes; it's impossible to keep them in the past. Whether their lingering trail is on your Facebook wall or on your couch, they still appear hauntingly and unexpectedly, like ghosts. At the end, in some twisted way we are all connected to one another -- I to his ex-lovers and he to mine -- trying to make sense of love and life.

Why Men and Women Are More Alike Than You Think

Rachel Ryan | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Living
Rachel Ryan

On my most recent piece, Is Dating a Cold, Careless Game?, a reader offered the below: "Instead of constantly talking about Mars and Venus and how different men and women are, I wish we'd focus more on what common ground we have and how we complement each other." It got me thinking...

Is Dating a Cold, Careless Game?

Rachel Ryan | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Living
Rachel Ryan

There is a very prevalent hostility between the sexes, constantly reinforced by today's no-strings-attached dating game. No one has to commit. No one is responsible. Everyone is out for himself or herself. Everyone is on the defensive. So many options and no need to choose. Immediate gratification coupled with complete lack of empathy.

75% Of Women Won't Date This Type Of Man

2 For Couples | Neil Morton | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Living

Many guys find the dating scene to be a minefield as it is, but things just got more difficult for those that are unemployed and dating in these reces...

How to Deal When You're "Undateable"

Colette Kenney | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Living
Colette Kenney

Dear Colette, I've been online dating for a few years now and I haven't had all that much luck. When I write to the men I'd like to know better, their replies are either nonexistent or downright mean. I know the reason that they do this: Men are visual, and I'm not all that much to look at. I know that. What is a woman like me to do?

How Do I Stop Freezing in Front of Men?

Colette Kenney | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada Living
Colette Kenney

In school I was always the popular one. I wound up having a child at 22. Now I'm 27 and I've been single for four years. I use to be carefree and fun loving and I had so much faith that I would eventually meet the right person. But now, it seems all of my self-confidence has dissipated.

Steps to Finding a Good Man

Deena Douara | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Living
Deena Douara

This is not an article about how to get yourself married. It's not about making yourself emotionally available, or putting yourself out there, or not returning calls right away. It's not even about finding the right match for you. I don't really know you. What I can speak to though is how to discern good men from bad.