The Age Gap and the 4 F’s of dating

The Age Gap and the 4 F’s of dating

Cougar. Toy Boy. Sugar Daddy. Cradle Snatcher. These terms have become part of our dating venacular, despite being rather unflattering and unhelpful.  We all know someone who has chosen to date someone significantly older or younger than themselves, only to be faced...
Chivalry is dead … isn’t it?

Chivalry is dead … isn’t it?

Prior to the Sexual Revolution, sex roles were clearly defined and accepted. We all knew who we were and how to behave. It was commonly accepted, for example, that a man asked a woman out, a man paid for dinner, he opened the door and pulled out her seat. He felt...
STOP Playing the Numbers Game of Dating

STOP Playing the Numbers Game of Dating

Myth: Dating is a numbers game and the more dates you go on, the more likely you are of hitting the relationship jackpot. Myth: By dating as many people as possible, you’ll figure out what you want and don’t want in a partner. Myth: You need to constantly put yourself...
Break Those Deal-breakers

Break Those Deal-breakers

My clients often talk about their ‘Ideal Partner Lists’ which include all sorts of physical and materialistic characteristics. From ‘tall, dark and handsome’ (yes, really!) to ‘6 foot 3 inches, blonde, muscular and left-handed’. Some people become extremely focused on...
Most Aussies are romantically LAZY – Are you?

Most Aussies are romantically LAZY – Are you?

Oh dear. Romantically lazy, what on earth could this mean…? eHarmony has conducted another round of ground-breaking research into the life and love of Australian singles. This time, the results are, let’s say … a little confronting. The good news is that most (51%)...