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New Dating Lingo – Part 2!

Just as you are getting familiar ‘ghosting’ , ‘benching’, ‘breadcrumbing’ and ‘cuffing season’, can you believe there are more terms that have been coined that are related to poor dating behaviour?

The Real Rules of Dating

Humans like certainty, and, when it comes to dating, we want to know exactly how to get that perfect relationship. Enter the rules for dating.

A Day in the Life of… An Elite NYC Matchmaker

Being a matchmaker is pretty unusual. You take it for granted after a while, but sometimes I stop to think and remember that I am helping people in what is often the biggest decision of their lives, the greatest contributor of all to their potential happiness: finding them the love of their life.

Characteristics of a Happy Couple

As matchmakers, a question we are often asked, is ‘what are the characteristics that make a happy couple’, ‘how will I know if he/she is compatible with me long-term?’

Let’s Talk about Text

Texting. Where would we be without it? You can’t emphasise enough how much it’s changed the way we’ve communicated in the last 25 years. With that increased efficiency, though, have come some inevitable pitfalls.

Common Relationship Problems

Life isn’t perfect and the idea of having to face relationship problems is a common reason why people sometimes avoid committed relationships. The reality is, that there are hurdles you can overcome if you work together to sort them out.

Dating: Makeup Essentials

“Makeup can be a wonderful tool to really make the most of your natural beauty but it’s so important to get the look right for the occasion. After working for many years with celebrities and high profile businesswomen, my make-up advice is always simple – enhance your natural beauty so it radiates the essence of who you really are” – Mary Jane Frost

Who wears the trousers? : egalitarianism in gay couples

    It’s an age-old question – most commonly fired at men by their male peers, who consider them a little henpecked by their spouse.

7 Things You Should Not Do On A Date

There are many things you should not do on a date. From looking at your phone to not offering to split the bill - we have it covered on things you should not do on a date especially if you want to see them again!

7 Ways To Prepare For A Date

No one tells you how to prepare for a date. It can be a nerve-wracking experience for some of us. Follow these 7 easy steps to help you prepare for your date.

Valentine’s Day: A Matchmaker’s Guide on How to Be Alone, But Not Lonely

One of the biggest dates in the matchmaker’s calendar is returning once again, streaming in its wake a flurry of flowers, confectionary and cards. For a person who is living their life as a singleton but yearning for someone to share their life with, it can be difficult...

Surviving the holidays as a singleton

When loved up friends are positively oozing with festive romance, does it make you want to hit them round the head with a strong bunch of mistletoe? Do you retreat in your pyjamas to a rom com with a magnum of cote de Rhone and a box of Kleenex? You can survive the season single with our tips, and a gentle hint that we’re all about romancing a match here at Vida. Read more here…

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