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A guide to dating at 50

Find out how to start dating again after 50 with our helpful guide. Read more

Online dating safety tips for over 50s

Is online dating safe for over 50s? Learn more about staying safe online. Read more

How to write a dating profile for over 50s

View our online dating profile picture tips for over 50s, right here. Read more

BBC Horizon: Online Dating Experiment

BBC Horizon: Online Dating ExperimentAward-winning BBC science series Horizon is exploring the world of online dating, and we need your help. Read more

10 Things You Should Know About Dating a Short Girl

10 Things You Should Know About Dating a Short GirlDepending on your height, different people will have a different idea of how short ‘short’ is, but whatever your idea of a short girl is, there are a few things you should know before dating one. Read more

10 Habits That Show You Are a Happy Couple

10 Habits That Show You Are a Happy CoupleSo, things have been going well and you and your partner are getting along fantastically. You are both content in each other’s company, but is there something that is making you wonder whether you are truly happy together? These ten habits are those of an average happy couple and, chances are, if you are doing most of these things then you are in it for the long run. Read more

Romantic Recipes for Two A Complete 3 Course Menu

Romantic Recipes for Two A Complete 3 Course MenuDo you want to impress your significant other by cooking them a romantic meal, but are unsure of what the perfect dishes would be? Then this could help! A mix of fast, simple cooking with delicious flavours and sharing plates. This 3 course menu could give you the helping hand you need on your romantic date. Read more

6 Reasons Surfers are the Best People to Fall in Love With

6 Reasons Surfers are the Best People to Fall in Love WithIf you are looking for a summer romance, surfers could be the answer. It probably won’t take much persuasion to convince you that surfers are the best people to fall in love with, but just in case you need some convincing, here are just six of the many reasons that it is true. Read more

Top 10 Wimbledon Tennis Players To Date

Top 10  Wimbledon Tennis Players To DateWith the Wimbledon tennis tournament around the corner, we have been checking out this year’s players. If you are looking for “love all”, we have selected the game, set and match of male and female 2015 Wimbledon players. Read more

10 Profile Pictures to Avoid for Online Dating

10 Profile Pictures to Avoid for Online DatingWhen you are dating, the profile picture you choose for your social media accounts could be more important than you think, and those on your dating profile are definitely important! Read more

Weird Places to Go on a First Date

Weird Places to Go on a First DateComing up with ideas of places to go on your first date can be a difficult task. Of course, you want to do something different that will make the date fun and allow you to get to know more about each other, but you don’t want to weird your date out. Here’s a list of first date ideas that you might want to avoid if you’re hoping to get a second! Read more

Snog, Marry, Avoid: Which 2015 Political Party Leader Would You Date?

Snog, Marry, Avoid: Which 2015 Political Party Leader Would You Date?Instead of choosing who they would like to be Prime Minister, we asked people to choose which 2015 party leaders they would snog, marry or avoid. See the results here... Read more

5 Questions to Avoid Asking on a First Date

5 Questions to Avoid Asking on a First DateSo you have been lucky enough to find yourself in the first date situation. If this is your first encounter nerve levels will inevitably be high and, conversation a little awkward. But, the date will be great - as long as you avoid asking these 5 questions! Read more

Date Safe: Video

Date Safe: VideoThe Online Dating Association has put together this handy video to help you stay safe whilst enjoying all the opportunities online dating provides. Read more

BBC Radio 4 want to hear your dating experiences

BBC Radio 4 want to hear your dating experiencesBBC Radio 4 are interested in hearing about dating experiences - good and bad - for their show You and Yours. Read more

Have you wasted money on a paid dating site?

Have you wasted money on a paid dating site?The Observer are looking for a case study who, as a New Year's Resolution, joined an expensive dating website, but never managed to meet a match. Read more

Domestic Abuse

Domestic AbuseHorrifying domestic abuse stats; how to spot domestic abuse and what to do about it. Read more

Do you want to be on TV?

Do you want to be on TV?New TV documentary series is looking for single guys and girls aged 18-45. Read more

Online Dating Association

Online Dating AssociationFreeDating.co.uk is a member of the Online Dating Association, which requires a minimum level of standards to protect dating site users. Read more

Sell your story to the press

Sell your story to the pressWe’re looking to speak to anyone with a unique, heart-warming or wacky dating story. Read more

Superhero Dating Profiles

Superhero Dating ProfilesSuperhero profiles discovered on online dating websites. Read more

Media Request: BBC Five Live

Media Request: BBC Five LiveAre you a man hopelessly in love and happy to tell the world? Or have you proposed only to be rejected? Read more

10 terrible chat-up lines

10 terrible chat-up linesPicture the scene. You're in a bar, and the man/woman of your dreams walks over to you, opens their mouth and says... Read more

Ten reasons picking up at the gym is a no-no

Ten reasons picking up at the gym is a no-noThe pain caused by hitting on people at the gym is not always emotional... Read more

10 worst types of Facebook couples

10 worst types of Facebook couplesThere is no question that over-sharing couples are hands down the worst thing about Facebook, but these ten take it to the next level… Read more

Why you should never try to find love on the Tube

Why you should never try to find love on the TubeFinding love on the tube may not always be everything you always dreamed it would be Read more

Do you want to be on TV?

Do you want to be on TV?Do you have a medical condition, physical disability or compulsive behaviour that makes dating a challenge? Read more

The perils of dating a hipster

The perils of dating a hipsterBefore you agree to date a hipster, there are a few things you should know... Read more

Online dating – safety guidance

Online dating – safety guidanceFollow our simple tips to stay safe on our site, and when meeting other members. Read more

Five romantic celebrity wedding proposals

Five romantic celebrity wedding proposalsHow did these stars pop the big question? Read more

Worst reality TV stars to go out with

Worst reality TV stars to go out withWe doubt any of these so-called 'celebrities' would go down a storm if they put their profiles online looking for a date. Read more

Are they still together? Surprisingly stable celeb relationships

Are they still together? Surprisingly stable celeb relationshipsWho knew these Hollywood relationships would last? Read more

Five well-preserved celebrities

Five well-preserved celebritiesHere's hoping your dating partner keeps their good looks as long as these celebs! Read more

Strange celebrity product endorsements

Strange celebrity product endorsementsFancy buying any of these unusual celebrity products? Read more

Celebrities relive their worst dates

Celebrities relive their worst datesMake yourself feel better by hearing how these stars fared on their worst ever dates. Read more

Celebrities who went broke

Celebrities who went brokeHere are some stars who made and lost a fortune throughout their careers. Read more

Five celebs who don’t like the internet

Five celebs who don’t like the internetHere are some of the stars who probably wouldn't fancy dating online, given their disdain for the 'web. Read more

The best 1980s couples

The best 1980s couplesHere are some the hottest couples from the 80s! Read more

Don’t date a girl who travels

Don’t date a girl who travelsOne for all you traveling girls out there - and the guys who date you! Read more

Five most outrageous celebrity gifts

Five most outrageous celebrity giftsWhat did these stars get for Christmas? Read more

Stars who failed their exams

Stars who failed their examsHere are five celebs who mad up for unprepossessing beginning with what they later became. Read more

15 Adorable Snapshots of Animals Getting Amorous

15 Adorable Snapshots of Animals Getting AmorousThat first date goodnight kiss at the door can provoke butterflies in anyone's stomach - take your cue from these animals, who aren't shy about getting amorous. Read more

Five unusual celebrity courtships

Five unusual celebrity courtshipsHow did these celebrities meet? Find out in out latest blog. Read more

The shyest stars

The shyest starsHere are some celebrities who are less confident than their public persona suggests. Read more

Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus: Online vs Offline Dating by the Numbers

Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus: Online vs Offline Dating by the NumbersAstrophysicists apply the Drake Equation to the search for Alien life. We apply it to the search for a girlfriend. Read more

Help stop dating scammers

Help stop dating scammersDating sites are joining forces to beat scammers, and you can help! Read more

Friday funny

Friday funnyA man and a woman who had never met before, but were both married to other people... Read more

The five most stylish celebrity couples

The five most stylish celebrity couplesCheck out our favourite best-dressed celebrity partnerships! Read more

Celebrities in ‘open relationships’

Celebrities in ‘open relationships’These celebrities keep their relationship strong by allowing each other to stray. Read more

Celebrity couples who work together

Celebrity couples who work togetherDo couples who work together stay together? Read more

Celebrity couples who don’t want children

Celebrity couples who don’t want childrenHere are some celebrities who've decided not to offer their spawn to their world. Read more

Calling 60+ females!

Calling 60+ females!Bella magazine seeks 60-something women to talk about their experiences of online dating. Fee paid for published stories. Read more

Five secret celebrity weddings

Five secret celebrity weddingsHere are some of the stars who kept their nuptials away from the glare of media intrusion. Read more

The five top-earning celebrity couples

The five top-earning celebrity couplesHere's the celebrity couples who aren't short of a few bob. Read more

What Animals Tell Us About Dating

What Animals Tell Us About DatingThe animal world is full of weird and wonderful mating behaviour, giving us a tantalising insight into why humans behave the way we do. Read more

Do you want to be on TV?

Do you want to be on TV?Do you have a medical condition which is ruining your confidence and holding you back from finding the one? Read more

Happily unmarried celebrity couples

Happily unmarried celebrity couplesCheck out some couples who have remained happy together despite never tying the knot. Read more

Celebrities with sex addiction

Celebrities with sex addictionHere's some celebrities with an addiction that appears to only be possible for Hollywood stars. Read more

How some star couples met

How some star couples metMost celebrities, surprisingly enough, didn't meet down at the local nightspot. Here's how five of the biggest stars hooked up. Read more

Celebrity men dating younger women

Celebrity men dating younger womenCheck out some of these older men who have managed to snag a younger partner. Read more

Celebrity hobbies

Celebrity hobbiesWould some of these celebrity pastimes be a deal-breaker? Read more

Five celebs who married their childhood sweethearts

Five celebs who married their childhood sweetheartsHere are five celebrity couples that met when they were young but somehow kept the romance alive. Read more

Celebrities who don’t do public dating

Celebrities who don’t do public datingCheck out five celebs who try to keep their dating life out of the public eye, ear, nose and mouth as much as possible. Read more

Five celebrities with strange beliefs

Five celebrities with strange beliefsCould you overlook their wacky beliefs to date these celebs? Read more

Five most eligible bachelorettes

Five most eligible bachelorettesHere's five stunning bachelorettes we can't believe are still on the market. Read more

Love Padlock Locations Around the World

Love Padlock Locations Around the WorldLove padlocks are a custom by which padlocks are affixed to a fence, gate, bridge or similar by couples at a destinations in Europe and throughout the World. Read more

21 Absolutely Ridiculous Wedding Dresses

21 Absolutely Ridiculous Wedding DressesHere is a collection of some of the most ridiculous wedding dresses from around the World. Read more

Why Cats are Better than Men

Why Cats are Better than MenSometimes men can be impossible to deal with. Infographic exploring whether you should just "date" your cat instead. Read more

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