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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