No more swiping; find a spark! Speed Dating Nights in Glasgow Sept-Oct 2021

Are you single? Are you fed up with dating apps? Has the Pandemic been lonely? Are you looking for a spark? As a Dating Coach, Speed Dating Host and the owner of Jaded Dating, I am delighted to share ‘Urban Encounters’. for singles to meet in person, socialise and find a spark! I have beenContinue reading “No more swiping; find a spark! Speed Dating Nights in Glasgow Sept-Oct 2021”

Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.

Chapter 2: Social 3 weeks or so after the Virtual Speed Dating Night, I decided to open Hinge- the dating app that was collecting dust (metaphorically of course) Swiping through and I liked a profile; Dark haired, 6ft rugged scientist and only 3 miles away. I swiped left and it immediately came up that IContinue reading “Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.”

A First Date in Quarantine

Once upon a time, the whole world was ordered to go into lockdown as a deadly spell swept across the land. What would this mean for all the princesses and princes on their romantic quest? Okay, this isn’t a fairy tale but certainly worth a part in the lockdown chapter of my story. It wasContinue reading “A First Date in Quarantine”

An Open Letter to say Thank you

From my previous posts, I have come across very cynical. Yes, I am completely jaded. Yes, I have dated a lot. Yes, I have been disappointed and even heartbroken in the past. Yes, I am enjoying my dating hiatus and focusing on ME but that does not for one moment mean I am ready toContinue reading “An Open Letter to say Thank you”

An unintentional hiatus and deleting dating apps

What the heck is a dating hiatus? Should I be on one? Am I on one? How long should it last? Is it a cult? Why does it sound like a Tinder flu? Urban Dictionary defines Hiatus as: A gap or interruption in time, or continuity; a break. A dating hiatus therefore means no online dating, noContinue reading “An unintentional hiatus and deleting dating apps”

The guys you meet on Tinder to make you jaded

Due to being even more ‘Jaded’ with dating, I have been on a bit of dating hiatus. No fuckboys, no cryptic text and no dating apps-including Tinder. Can you even imagine? In this day, if a single girl-no matter how long she is single is not on Tinder she must not want it enough. IfContinue reading “The guys you meet on Tinder to make you jaded”

I pure fancy you: The Science

“She began now to comprehend that he was exactly the man, who, in disposition and talents, would  most suit her. His understanding and temper, though unlike her own, would have answered all her wishes. It was a union that must have been to the advantage of both; by her ease and liveliness, his mind mightContinue reading “I pure fancy you: The Science”

My Stereotypes: Part 2

From previous posts, a most popular of mine has been my ‘Guy Stereotypes’ blog. Both guys and girls have enjoyed this and been able to match people they knew personally to ‘The Glasgow Boy’, ‘The Scientist’ and ‘The Perfectionist’. This post is probably one of my favourites-second to Cat lady. I enjoyed writing this andContinue reading “My Stereotypes: Part 2”

The Cat Lady

Cats: They don’t talk-the-talk, they walk-the-walk I’m single and own a cat. I adore her. She is called Dusty and is utterly gorgeous (see below). My Instagram is 75% cat pictures. I happily sat through the ‘100 greatest cat photos’ while sipping coffee from my Marie (The cat from Aristocrats) mug. I admit that I amContinue reading “The Cat Lady”

The truth universally acknowledged in Courting and Dating

I once had a poll asking women if they were ‘Sex and the city’ women or ‘Jane Austen’ women and the result for being a lady of Austen times was 0%. Is this because Austen woman seem boring? They sat around their parents’ house playing the piano and sewing till the old age of 23Continue reading “The truth universally acknowledged in Courting and Dating”