I’ve Found It Hard To Write

I’ve found it hard to write because five years after my divorce papers were signed, I’m still single. I’ve found it hard to write because it’s been difficult to find the humour, and the silver linings, and the lessons in my dating life recently. I’ve found it hard to write because I didn’t expect my […]

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Gone Fishing… Catfishing

Trusting your gut is all well and good but how do you employ that strategy when the very nature of dating, particularly online dating, is that of having to take things at face value? Where does blind faith stop and healthy suspicion take over? When should you trust and when should you question? In other words, how do you know when you’re being catfished?

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All Kinds of F*&%ed Up – Part 4 of 4

The morning after Boxing Day, Filipeen was back at work but I had an extra day off, so in my “I can’t help but be nice” state of mind, I finished tidying up the rest of his place. We’d done a lot of it the night before but there was still piles of dishes, boxes of drink and generally stuff all out of place. So I let my cleanliness OCD take over and fixed it all up.

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Perfection On Paper

Matching with someone on dating apps, like Bumble or Tinder, is about as meaningful as waking up with a hangover and saying you’re not going to drink again. There is no substance to it, it’s borne out of necessity and the likelihood of you following through with it is probably 5%.

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