Date Night Never Looked So Good!

Date night with your partner can be one of the most expensive evenings on the calendar, with couples in the UK spending an average of £120 between them per date. And, as we all hope for a successful date night, this can really mount up!

Cooking for your significant other at home can be a cost-effective alternative to dining out. So, whether you’re hosting an al-fresco dining experience under the starry night sky, or impressing with a candlelit dining room, follow my tips for creating the perfect romantic dinner.

Knock It Out of The Park With These Fourth of July Date Ideas

Fireworks, BBQ, and family reunions – the fourth of July is tomorrow and you may be scrambling for a date idea that knocks it out of the park! Since that last sentence nicely segue’s into my first date idea, without further adieu..

The Essential Date-Ready Handbag

Whether you’re jumping back into the dating scene for the first time or have been dating for a while, you want to make sure that you’re totally prepared for a night on the town.  Once you’ve perfected your date-night look, you’ll need an easy-to-carry handbag to go with it.

Tips and Tricks for Couples Buying Their First Home

The hallmark of a strong relationship is being able to weather the storms of life – some minor and some major – and come out on the other side stronger. One of the most stressful times for a couple is the home buying process, and that’s true of new couples and of those who’ve been together for ages. A recent survey found that 60 percent of couples said they had disagreements at some point during the hunting/buying of their home. Here’s how to ensure the process goes smoothly and your relationship stays strong.

The Most Popular Engagement Trends of 2018

Traditionally, proposals have consisted of a man getting permission from his girlfriend’s father before getting down on one knee. Today, though, modern couples are getting creative when popping the big question. From theatrical productions like flash mobs to low-key conversations, here’s how Millennials are approaching engagements.

First Dates: The Awkward Moments and How to Navigate Them

Raise your hand and say “I” if you’ve ever experienced an awkward moment on a first date? Guarantee, you just put up your hand, or at least cringed with the thought of your last groan inducing date moment. But that’s the beauty of first dates isn’t it? Both parties are excited, nervous and perhaps a little awkward. These are all the natural feels; don’t sweat it if you run into one or even two of these hiccups along the way. Remember, you’re only human!

Here is my list of some of the most awkward moments you may have, or have yet to experience in your dating life. Behold…

Data: Why You Should Date While On Vacation!

Is it June already?! Whoa, that came fast. Summer has officially started and singles are rolling out beach towels, grabbing their sun hats and lathering on the SPF for their upcoming travel destination.

At Plenty of Fish, we wanted to take a look at what dating on vacation really looks like, and whether singles are more open to meeting the love of their life while sipping on Mai Tais, and reading their favorite Grisham novel on the beach.

Expressing Commitment to Your Partner – Without Getting Married

Marriage is a huge commitment, both personally and financially. That’s just one of the reasons today’s couples — Millennials especially — are waiting to tie the knot later in life.

If you’re ready to say yes to a serious relationship with your partner without making the marriage leap, here are some ways that you can show your commitment.

How To Overcome Pre-Date Stress

As exciting as meeting new people can be, there’s no doubt that stress and nerves also come along with it. Perhaps you’ve been out of the dating game for quite some time, and are worried about everything from the “hello” (do we shake hands or is that too formal? Do I go in for a hug?) to your “goodbyes” (now do we hug?).