Blog: Matchmaker’s Comment
Is being in love with your smart phone smart? Will you find true love and romance on that tiny screen? It does happen, but let’s face it, we all know it’s a love lottery and few are the jackpot winners. Maybe it’s time to switch off and reinvent the art of conversation without a device coming between you and paying real attention to a real person.
You’re a high flyer. You’ve got the world at your feet. You dazzle everyone you meet. But behind closed doors, are you as happy as you feel you should be, with a life that, at least on the surface, is going so amazingly well?
The equality of the sexes is a relatively modern concept. Even today, it remains an alien, incomprehensible concept in a sizeable proportion of the world. Societal and historical traditions dictate that men are the breadwinners; women, the homemakers. But how do these roles play out in progressive, forward-thinking cultures in the present day?
Who is your dream partner? What defines them? What characteristics do they possess – what personality traits? And what do your answers to those questions say about you? Is your ideal partner maybe even just that – an ideal, not a reality?
Some people are clever at thinking of terrific gifts for other people, and others just don’t know where to begin. When it comes to love, it’s really about giving from the heart with imagination. What does that really mean? Spending to demonstrate your love is not an equation based on the amount. How you spend and on what says more about you really knowing the person and that's what will really touch them. At times of the year like Christmas, birthday’s and especially Valentine’s Day, there is a definite feeling of pressure around what to do.
One-night stands are commonly regarded as somewhat inconsequential, but can they lead to long-term relationships? Here it is important to differentiate between a one-night stand and a hook-up.
The dating scene can be tough – and, when you’re living in a big city, it can be especially difficult.
Love is the product of the interaction between a myriad of complex forces – of which one prime example is shared values.
It's a well-known fact that millions of people are now signed up to free dating apps. They were once signposted as the easiest way to ‘find love’ and it was thought that meeting ‘the one’ would become easier thanks to these dating apps.