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10 Topics to Avoid on a First Date

This is a sponsored post from the dating experts at www.eharmony.com.au If there’s one thing we all fear when preparing for a first date, it’s the dreaded awkward silence. It’s something we have all experienced before, that tense moment when you bring up a topic that’s always best left untouched. However, the good news is [...]

How to Make Your Relationship Last

How to Make Your Relationship Last

Space and time for yourself is, ironically, the key to a happy relationship. The news comes off the back of a long-term study undertaken by a group of love-focussed professors. The Early Years of Marriage Project has been following the lives of the same 373 couples for 25 years, the researchers have extracted gems of [...]

How to Chat Up Women Right

How to Chat Up Women Right

Women may well recognise this little scenario. You’re standing in a bar with a girlfriend. (Perhaps slightly intoxicated) man enters, stage left. “Hi. How are you ladies?” We’re good, thanks. “Having a good night?” Yes, it’s great. The questions just keep coming, fired off in quick succession with little regard for the answers or any [...]

Comedy @ Spleen Date Night Review

Comedy @ Spleen Date Night Review

What to do on a mundane Monday when you have a date scheduled?

Den and I have been struggling to find time to date each other lately. The only slot we could fit in for the last few weeks was a Monday night – hardly a party time. We’d spent a fair bit of time working and socialising together, so it wasn’t like we hadn’t seen each other… which of course means there’s not much to say when you get to date each other finally.

You Sent Me What? (Why Dick Pics Are Not Okay)

You Sent Me What? (Why Dick Pics Are Not Okay)

It happened to a girlfriend just recently: what started as some flirty text messages between her and a new guy somehow culminated in him sending – completely unprompted – a photo of his erect penis. You might be shocked at that, but the truth is she’s not the only one lately to cop an unexpected [...]