Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.

Chapter 3a. Distant At one point during lockdown, I can’t pin point when exactly but I got into the Marvel movies. Having never seen any of them, I started with Thor (obvious reasons why). The day I had started writing about my first first date in Quarantine, I sat down to watch Thor: The DarkContinue reading “Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.”

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.”

Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.

Chapter 1: Virtual At the start of lockdown, I was invited to attend an Online Speed Dating night hosted by a company I have dated through before and worked as a host for. This was about a fortnight or so after my First Date on Skype with Jay and as I hadn’t heard from himContinue 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 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”

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”

Welcome to Jaded Dating

Welcome to my blog. Your first question is probably “Why is it called Jaded?” Well, apart from being a clever play on words as my name is Jade, this is a relationship blog and jaded is pretty much how us twenty-something girls (and guys too maybe) feel about the romantic quest. I found this definitionContinue reading “Welcome to Jaded Dating”