Why Dating Burnout Is An Actual Thing For Me

I’m sitting here in my tracksuits, eating chocolate cake and reflecting on my dating life. I mean, It’s been pretty awesome overall and I’ve loved it. I’ve dated more people than Samantha from Sex and the City, built my own boundaries over time, learnt a lot about myself and made some meaningful connections. But right now,…

101 First Date Conversation Starters

Conversation is the bread and butter of a good date. Sure, attractiveness lays a big part of the foundation, but how do you assess someone and find out compatibility and chemistry without conversing? So for that, you need effective first date conversation starters. And guess what? I’m giving you 101 for FREE, because it’s your…

Muslim Dating: From Arranged Marriage To The App Store

I was scrolling through my newsfeed when I saw a Facebook ad for ‘Muzmatch’; an app where you can swipe through Muslim dating profiles. It seemed new, cool and (dare I say it) trippy. As an avid Tinderella and a ‘somewhat Muslim’ (I know, it sounds confusing), I was intrigued and decided to dig deeper….

Combating Rape Anxiety: A Handy Guide For Men

I am writing an article on combating rape anxiety, because I feel empowered by the recent #metoo movement that’s gripped social media and Western society. This is a bandwagon worth jumping on – Hey I said it. There seems to be a growing consensus that it’s not OK to expect women to put up with…

How NOT To Kiss: 11 Tips From A Serial Kisser

How to kiss? The eternal question of teen angst muffled into a plagued pillow of frustration. But that’s a stereotype; a lot of adults can’t kiss for shit either (trust me, I know). Watching porn won’t solve the question; you need to get out there and feel your way through it. But help is at…

Demystifying The Myth Of ‘The One’

Believing in ‘The One’ is the No.1 bullshit myth in dire need of being busted. Let’s start with my favourite examples of how self-images can be fucked in childhood while being sugar-coated and tied with a pretty pink ribbon; the Classic Disney Princesses. *The tone of this article is geared towards women, because as a…

What’s The Best Tinder Hack? Here’s 10

What’s a Tinder Hack? A tinder hack is something that climbs in the system and milks the most out of it. As guys, you need as many hacks as possible, so let me help you out.   *This article is written to help the poor godforsaken men of tinder get more swipes and the tone of it…

Tinder Messages: How To Convert A Match Into A Date

OMG. Now you have a full set of six sexy tinder pictures and a bitching bio to boot. That’s given you an actual MATCH!!! So now don’t fuck it all up and start your tinder messages with the infamous “hey”. Remember, this isn’t a text convo you’re having with your best friend. Your aim here…

The Tinder Bio: How To Make Me Swipe Right

Swiping is all about pictures, right? Wrong. Humans aren’t that shallow (OK maybe a little but not THAT shallow). You need a tinder bio. Like seriously. *This article is written to help the poor godforsaken men of tinder get more swipes and the tone of it is geared towards guys, but the same tricks can and should…

Tinder Pictures: How To Make Me Swipe Right

Tinder is a marketplace where we are selling bodies and souls. If I said “Sell yourself”, I’m 90% sure you’d imagine a corporate pitch or a hooker. Here however, we’re selling attractiveness and personality through a bunch of tinder pictures. The whole sales pitch thing doesn’t sound that sexy, right? I agree. But knowing that…