Are we attracted to people who look like us ?

Are we attracted to people who look like us ? Have you ever been really attracted to someone… and then realise they strangely look a lot like you ? Yeah, it has definitely happened to some of us at Now Dating team which got us talking and wondering, why ? There is actually a few…

Now Dating Guide To Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day. 14th February. Yes, it is coming, but no need to fear. A whole year has passed and hearts are ready to align again.Whilst some people may argue that it has been ‘too commercialised’, we believe it is essential. Valentine’s day is a great time to reflect on your relationship and loved ones. It…

Why some people will love your smell

It really is true, some people will absolutely love your smell! Have you ever loved your ex’s smell ?  Can you smell your perfect other half ? The sense of smell is a huge part of our world.  People spend hundreds of pounds on fancy perfumes, oils, body soap and aftershave. I mean who doesn’t want to smell…

Will you survive the second date ?

So, you have gone on your first date…what next ? Well, it’s the second date obviously.  The first date is crucial, that’s for sure. But it is that second date that will give you a clearer sense of the potential for love. The second date can be daunting because this is when shit gets real.…

Why You Won’t Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions have been around for thousands of years. The ancient Babylonians were the first to make new year promises back in 1894 BC. Fast forward and here we are again. Another year has passed. You have made it out of NYE weekend. It’s time for you to start fresh and make your resolutions…

Single this Christmas ? Here’s what you need to do

The winter holidays are officially here. The Christmas presents have been wrapped, the turkey is out and the mulled wine is flowing.   Oh, tis the season to be joyful ! Only thing is, you are still single ? This can be a difficult time to be single. I mean, with all the Christmas lights,…

Lifestyle making you lonely? Knowing this could save you

We are now more connected than ever, yet loneliness is on the rise. We are social creatures, and we strive to make meaningful connections.Social pain is real and can affect you as much as physical pain.  Loneliness is at epidemic levels. Recent studies indicate that loneliness can increase your mortality risk by 26% (NHS, 2015). …

Why you should talk to strangers

Talking to strangers. Sounds weird, right ? Growing up our parents always told us the classic line – “never talk to strangers”. Without a doubt, it was for our safety, but we are now grown up. So, are our parents still right ? Well no, this is great advice for a 5-year-old, it’s terrible advice…

Want to be happy? Stop doing these 6 things

Being happy is not a destination. Happiness is the journey. It is not an easy one, though. Life throws curveballs all the time so you need to be prepared. There are also a number of things you can stop doing to help make happiness easier. Dwelling on the past We are all guilty of this.…

6 things happy people do

Everyone wants to be happy. Not everyone knows how to get there. Do you ever look at someone and wonder ‘how do they do that?’ If you spend enough time looking at happy people, there are clear themes in what they do and what allows them to be happy.   Find balance in their lives…

Why you won’t find love this year

We all want to find love in life. But many of us are unlucky in love and can’t understand why. We are told by our Grandparents and Parents that we are a ‘catch’ and someone would be lucky to have us but sometimes this feels really hard to believe. Here are the reasons we think…

5 inspirational people that will change your life forever

Are you inspirational? It is human nature to look at others around us for inspiration when we can’t find it within. We often look to celebrities to model our lives on and compare ourselves to. But what if we look a bit closer to home? At Now, we are committed to finding ways to enable a…