Category: Dating

Men and Dating Too Soon

DATING FOR DISTRACTION In July SYBD celebrated its 15th birthday. Born out of personal experience you might say that it’s my baby. I have watched it grow and populate with stories – crazy stories, heartbreaking stories, funny stories, betrayal stories and universal stories – you name it, I’ve probably heard it. It’s almost been enough to put […]

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New Kitchens, Life & Flirtationships

New Kitchens, Life & Flirtationships What follows are just some ramblings about my new kitchen, being stressed, surrendering, flirtationships and something so cute about dating that you won’t want to miss. Read on my lovelies. So it all started one day last week, I woke up feeling stressed out and the phrase “Man plans, God Laughs” […]

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SYBD ARCHIVE: Thea’s Guide to Online Dating

Lately I’ve been scouring the old archive articles of SYBD – going right back to “Day One” of the site (July 4, 2000, incidentally). Anyway I came across this online dating article which is seemingly even more relevant today as it’s so common place now,…on the subject of online dating. Top Ways to Meet Singles Meeting online […]

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SYBD ARCHIVE: Is This “The One”? – by Curt Degenhart

Lately I’ve been going back through the archives of SYBD when I came across this article from 2001. It’s a seemingly-timeless topic from Curt Degenhart who writes all about “the one” (….if there is such a thing that is). What do you think? Is this article relevant eleven years later? ************** Is This The One? What’s […]

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THEA: Sunday Herald Piece on Internet Dating

Last week, I was approached to comment on the subject of Internet Dating for a piece in Scotland’s Sunday Herald. I was delighted to be included on the piece by Judith Duffy found here. As I’d made a lot of notes that didn’t make the paper – I thought I’d post them here. (Well “waste […]

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SYBD: Ex Moved On? Relax, It’s Not a Race…

I often spout the words that “no one likes to be replaced”, and I believe that this goes just as much for dumpers as dumpees. (I even wrote a lengthy blog pertaining to this very subject about a year or so ago: Help: I’ve Been Replaced) – but it’s a subject worth expanding upon. It […]

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Q&A: Chrissie Manby on Finding Mr. or Mrs. Right

For many years I’ve been a fan of Chris (now Chrissie) Manby’s novels, so I was delighted when her newest book ‘Getting Over Mr Right’ arrived in my mailbox this past weekend… At thirty-seven years old, Chrissie is now happily engaged to her own “Mr Right”, so now it seems the “right” time to ask […]

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