The Myth of Wealthy Men and Beautiful Women

Similarity and companionship are the currency of attraction, for better or worse. – James Hamblin In one illustrious study of love (“human sexual selection”) in 1986, psychologists David Buss and Michael Barnes asked people to rank 76 characteristics: What do you …

Cure for love: Chemical cures for the lovesick

By Helen Thomson/ New Scientist  ROSES are red, violets are blue, when you reject me, what can I do? As we discover more about love’s neural basis, we are getting closer to a way of curing its ills. While many …

Ten dating mistakes that men always make

by Natasha Devon, Daily Telegraph A couple of years ago, I was a long-term singleton. I’d decided that my taste in men had become a little too stringent and restrictive (i.e. I always dated the same sort of guy and was left …

Online vs Speed Dating

Don’t frown upon speed dating like the commercials tell you to. Of course they want you to spend a bunch of money for their online dating site. But why spend tons of money on people you may never meet face …

Why No One Should Ever Date a Male Model

By Melissa Stetten: @MelissaStetten The thought of being in a relationship with a male model makes me want to vomit all over their absurd collection of hair products and expensive facial lotions. Modelling requires an IQ similar to that of a five-year-old, …

How To Date A Female Entrepreneur

Date an entrepreneur. Date a girl who spends her money on iPads and web apps  instead of trips to the mall. A girl who doesn’t mind being told that her idea isn’t going to catch on. One who’s kept a …

Online Dating Encounters Gone Wrong

by Logan Sachon – theawl.com A word of warning here. Most of these are slightly funny. And then, are a bit disturbing. It just goes to show you that spending 4 minutes with someone at a Speed Date could really have avoided …

10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Girlfriend

Gentlemen, sometimes, despite even your best intentions, you say things to your girlfriend that you shouldn’t. And before you know it, you’re in a war zone. There are some simple rules, which, if followed, can go a long way towards …

Fancy a Cheap Date?

by Danielle – speedster.co.uk Everyone loves a cheap date. I especially love a cheap date when I am getting to know someone. I always split the bill, so I would never risk an expensive night out on someone I wasn’t sure …