Recently the ever-wonderful Lucy shared a tweet asking for stories about online dating for her forthcoming radio show. As the responses started flowing in I quickly spotted a pattern; overwhelmingly, from men and from women, people were sharing their disdain, dislike and in some cases hatred for online dating. Stories were shared of people being... Continue Reading →
Repeat after me: Twitter is NOT Tinder. Say it ten times. Then say it some more. Say it until you believe it, and then tell your friends. Because far too few people understand the differences between these two monolithic digital beasts for my liking. For those wondering what this is all about, let me start... Continue Reading →
As I've mentioned before, in my day job I work in sales and have done since the end of 2016. Over the years I have undertaken a number of sales training courses and become quietly proficient at it all even if I do say so myself. My move to sales and undertaking all of these... Continue Reading →
Groundhog Day is one of the greatest movies of all time. If you don't accept that then I'm not sure we can be friends. It tells the tale of a guy who is forced to relive the same day over and over and over again, trapped with the same people in the same town doing the... Continue Reading →
Along with most online daters, I swipe a lot. Of an evening I'll dedicate time during a boring tv show once the kids are in bed to do the left/right thing, as online dating really is a numbers game. Like it or not, the more you swipe, the more chance you have of finding a... Continue Reading →
On the twelfth day of Christmas, online dating gave to me, Twelve Lovestruck offers Eleven random weirdos Ten pointless coffees Nine “thanks, but no thanks” Eight people ghosting Seven “don’t like children” Six unread WhatsApp’s Five catfishes Four numbers blocked Three dick pics Two Bumble matches And a sore thumb from constant swiping.
It was overly long. It was full of complicated language and personal admissions. It almost felt like an apology in sections. Few people experienced it, and none who did enjoyed the experience. But enough about my sex life. 😉 My first attempts at writing a profile for online dating were disastrous, but deliberately so. I... Continue Reading →
As mentioned on a previous blog post, recently I went on a work trip to Washington DC for work. It was only for four days, landing on a Monday afternoon and then flying home on the Thursday night, but was due to give me the chance to both learn something new for work as well... Continue Reading →