When I was 15 I had a list of 35 reasons I couldn’t make a date with the guy I fancied. My go-to excuses were: “I failed my history exam, so I’m grounded” (blatant lie, I was a straight-A geek) and “my aunt has suddenly gone into labour – and she thinks it’s triplets.” It’s … More Dating Admin: The Effort of Organising a Date
From swiping right on Tinder to cringey Insta captions, this is what The Notebook would look like in an age of social media. … More What Would The Notebook Look Like In 2018?
I keep forgetting to look for love. Now that I’ve officially joined the ranks of the unemployed, I have a rather long to-do list: join a feminist book club, learn how to contour (relying on 16-year-old vloggers) and, of course, get a job. With all of this on my mind, I keep forgetting that I … More 7 Reasons It’s Great To Be Single in London
The first boy I ever fell in love with was Paolo from the Lizzie McGuire Movie. Yes, I know he’s the villain of the film and that he really can’t sing, but damn could that boy ride a motorbike. That film had a huge impact on how I viewed romance as a child. Every time … More Summer Romances: Expectations vs Reality
Tonight I had dinner with one of my best friends. She’s Blake Lively-style gorgeous, makes me cry with laughter and is super smart. As in Lois-Lane-meets-Stephen-Hawking smart. But as smart as she is, she has recently been dickmatised because of social media. The problem started with a boy (as it always does). He was chirpsing … More Social Media May Give False Hope But…He’s Still Just Not That Into You
Imagine you meet someone. They’re cute, funny and have good political views (the trifecta of modern dating). A few Tequila shots later, you order an Uber and invite yourself over for an adult sleepover. After the ‘sleepover’, the tiny attraction you felt for this person starts to grow. On Crazy Ex Girlfriend Heather says this is because … More SOS: My Plan to Escape Dicksand