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Blog: Matchmaker’s Comment

Nine years of Vida: Reflections from the Big Cheese.

If you told me 15 years ago that I would be running my own international matchmaking agency, I would have never have believed you. Nine years on, I’d like to share my top nine elements of Vida that make me so immensely proud.

The Three Phases of Relationships: Understanding Psychology to Heal from the Past

We’ve all been there. After leaving a relationship, no matter how amicably, the next one  all too rapidly goes down that same, doomed path. Historic concerns riddle you with anxiety and you wonder if you’ll be happy in a relationship again.

Dating Post-Apocalyptic Style in a House Share – What Could Possibly Go Wrong!

Long gone are the days when the sharing economy was just for millennials, now it is for all ages. I’ve realised how many members of our dating network live in a house share in rented or owned accommodation, either full time or during the week.

Champagne Tastes Just as Nice in Lockdown

Miss BBB is here to share the Lockdown Lite, not the Lockdown Heavy, which takes some pizazz for a long-term social butterfly and prolific networker, who has now joined the lonely ranks of home worker.

Personalised Matchmaking Service for Over 50s

With a plethora of dating sites for over 50s, identifying a service that aligns with your needs can often become difficult when there are so many options.

Love is an Anchor in Times of Global COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 is having a global impact on everybody’s life and at such times of global crisis, different personality and coping types become apparent. It is also a time that is best for assessing our interpersonal relationships.

Vida’s Statement on Coronavirus

The team at Vida are committed to the wellbeing of our members and staff. We take pride in delivering an exceptional level of customer service and tailoring membership to meet the individual needs of each client. In line with our values we will offer as much flexibility as possible to include video meetings, extended hold […]

Outsourcing Love: Why It Makes a Lot More Sense than You Think

Got a great babysitter or found a fabulous PT? We all need to outsource at one time or another and you can't do everything yourself. So why should romance be any different?

Emotional Intelligence: The Simple Path to a Far Happier Relationship

Do you struggle to express your emotions to your partner? Or perhaps your partner is a bit slow on the uptake when it comes to reading your mood? Perhaps one or both of you need to take a little time to better understand the importance of emotional intelligence. It could work wonders for your relationship in the long run!

Setting Goals

It’s inevitable that in January we all think, "ok this year I’m going to do this or that to improve various aspects of my life, whether it is my dating landscape, career, fitness or well-being". The big question is will it last beyond January? My team at Vida are all about supporting your relationship goals, so I was curious to understand how coaching can also help to contribute. Recently I sat down with Martin Turner – Mutatio Coach for an inspirational chat about setting goals.

Financial Infidelity: When Money and Love Collide

Lack of communication is one of the greatest destroyers of relationships, how do we bring up the highly sensitive subject of financial infidelity? And why is money such a loaded issue to begin with?

How Does Cohabitation Impact You?

Relationships in modern society are changing, not always meaning marriage, and sometimes cohabiting is enough for many and more common place. Clients ask us about how that impacts them. We've gone to speak to the experts at Sheridans and this is what they had to say…

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