The Art of Dating


In this week’s episode, we will be looking at the dating world and how to navigate your sea of crushes, with a bit of help from the most romantic beast in the animal kingdom: the bird of paradise.

I have many extremely attractive, smart and talented single girlfriends, and yet, through the years, I have listened to so many tales of terrible dates, shitty courtship and bad one night stand etiquette. At the risk of sounding like a relic, the dating culture is so different now. So many apps and sites, from Tinder to Grinder, Happen to, OK Cupid and Guardian Soulmates, it is like a bar crawl of possibilities out there. How do you even choose? Do you even have the ability to meet someone serendipitously in a bar? At a gig? In your building? The dating pool has never been bigger and this seems to be causing some serious issues.

Do you have any dating stories to share? Things you want to ask me?  You can find me on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and all sorts of Social Media Channels under @MelleRobot

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