Every Parship member likes getting nice messages, but ultimately they are a means to an end and should lead to some real-life dates. Fiona (41) found the transition wasn’t happening and asked for a few pointers ... more
Thanks to online dating, it’s never been easier for women to make the first move, but many women wait for a sign from their Prince Charming. What happens if he remains obstinately silent, though? The answer is to take the initiative. more
On the one side there’s someone who likes to speed things to a conclusion; on the other is someone who prefers to take his or her time ... Hitting the right tempo can be tricky. Take a look at our tips. more
Rather than little pink hearts, there are usually questions marks floating about when two people are getting to know each other. Here’s how to deal with the uncertainties you are likely to encounter. more
As in ‘real life’ there are rules to getting to know each other online - there is no special mystery to it. It’s all a matter of the dynamics between the two people in question. The thing is, when you start to exchange messages you know comparatively little about how the other person might respond, so you need to feel your way a little. more
“Will you give me your phone number?” Karen (52) repeatedly has trouble responding to this question, because she feels the time is not yet right.
We asked our members what they thought about exchanging phone numbers; here are the results - and also a few tips from us.
If you’ve fallen for someone, that’s wonderful, but if you you’re the kind of person who tends to let your feelings run away with you and – even before the first date – do things like talk about marriage, perhaps you’ll find these tips helpful. more
“Would you like to have children? Would that mean you would work less?” Sarah (32) was often asked these questions after one or two emails on Parship - and she found it irritating. We respond with the results of a survey on the subject more
It’s always exciting when you have your first phonecall with someone you’ve met online. And that’s how is should be: if you’re excited, then it should help you to get to know each other, but it can also cause a few problems from time to time. Here are some tips on how best to handle that important first phone conversation. more
There’s a profile that’s really pushed the right buttons for you, and now’s the time to make all the right moves ... But your standard three-line email hasn’t exactly blown them away so far. And by the third mail you’re beginning to run out of ideas. more