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Possibly the best time of year to find a new date is Christmas. Forget Valentines Day, which is more suited for people who already know each other.

Christmas is your time – why?

Tis the season to be jolly. There is more time to spend on mate-seeking. You get a few days off work (unlses you are really unlucky). Plenty of long nights when TV has got too OTT. People have a bit of a drinky-poo – that can signal lowered inhibitions. It’s a time where kissing is allowed – with or without mistletoe.

It’s time to get more snuggly …

OK, I’m a bit of a romantic. The place I work has a secret santa – where all colleagues buy and wrap a small gift, anonymously.
We don’t always know who bought the gift or who gets the gift, and I may be wrong but I sort of guessed.

My gift was a lunch date for 2, and I had to phone the number on the card to see who was taking me.
I cheated and texted – waiting for a reply. It soon came, and it was from the guy I guessed, Ross.

So our date is confirmed for …

As online dating sites become the most popular way to search for love, many singletons are finding that they have to learn the rules on social engagement. Here are 5 big mistakes that can turn your search for a mate into a disaster.

There are loads of profiles on dating sites that make us cringe. They are often badly written, almost offensive, blatantly crude or just a waste of the bandwidth it cost to type it in.

So what are the worst things you can do when trying your luck with online dating, and how do you avoid doing them?…

I joined match.com and found some great women. I met a few, but most were too far to travel to, sensibly. I was in the forces but left with some injuries, so I always explain this to women before we get too involved. I tired lots of other dating sites, and found the best was Parship. I enjoyed using that site and also joined UdateME. Now things began to speed up. I had 3 dates within a week. The second date was the answer to my prayers. Amazing to meet Fiona, and we fell head over heals in love. Been going out for 3 months and don't need any dating sites any more, but thanks anyway for the best result.
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