Tagged with love

Love = chocolate?

Love = chocolate?

I’ve been thinking about love a lot lately. And I’ve arrived at the conclusion that this simple little four-letter word, whilst the source of much-publicised joy and heart-ache, can also be the source of much confusion. Why the confusion? I hear you ask. What can possibly be so difficult to understand? Anyone who’s ever played … Continue reading

Perspectives: dating conundrums

Perspectives: dating conundrums

The dating game is a minefield.  There are creeps, crazies and weirdos in every bar and also on online dating sites.  So naturally, we may look a bit closer to home when it comes to a potential partner.  But how close is too close? PetiteFolle 1.  Would you date your ex’s friend? Whilst this is … Continue reading

Getting married – why the hell bother?

Getting married – why the hell bother?

People love marriages. Wills and Kate. Brad and Angelina. KK and what’s-his-name. We are either all massive romantics (overtly or secretively) or we just love the hoopla. Getting married is one of the big social milestones in one’s life. It’s a right of passage along with getting your first proper job and popping out sprogs. … Continue reading

Why being single rocks

Why being single rocks

As a singleton, you receive quite a bit of sympathy and advice, almost always unsolicited and unwanted. Family gatherings or dinners with friends in particular can suck the joy out of life – “oh, you’ll find someone someday”, “maybe you’re too picky?”, “have you tried internet dating? I’ve heard it’s the new thing”… If only … Continue reading

Internet dating – is it a good way to find love?

Internet dating – is it a good way to find love?

How does a singleton find love in today’s fast-paced world? Work colleagues could get complicated, and picking up at loud and seedy bars is strictly one-night-stand territory only. And when you’re over 30 and all your friends are already shacked up and reproducing like rabbits, it seems as though the only singles remaining are the … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day three ways

Valentine’s Day three ways

Love is in despair – PerfectlyRandom That’s right, you heard it here first. Love is right this minute, throwing its hands up in despair, and bemoaning the fact that tomorrow on Valentine’s Day a bunch of crazies are going to spend copious amounts on flowers, chocolates, general romantic type presents and set menus. Here’s the … Continue reading