5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Black Love

It’s no secret that there’s strength in numbers. But we just cannot seem to get on the same page. In fact, sometimes it seems as if Black men and women are sworn enemies, with memes, social media campaigns and barber/beauty shop conversations contributing to the divide. If you have subscribed to the below philosophies at some point,…

TOP 40 MOST CRINGEWORTHY PICK UP LINES

Be warned, use of these cheesy chat-up lines could seriously damage your love life… 1. “Is there an airport nearby; or is that just my heart taking off?” 2. “Hi I’m Mr Right, somebody said you were looking for me?” 3. “Do you have a map? I keep getting lost in your eyes.” 4. “Am…

No kids at 40: Weird or wonderful?

Ladies, do you think it’s weird or wonderful for a man to reach his 40s and not have children? And guys, what do you think? Share your thoughts! And remember, if you’re single and looking for love, join www.dates4us.com today.

Could you date a man who wore skirts?

And fellas, could you date a woman who donned men’s clothing? Will Smith’s 17-year-old son Jaden was recently announced as the new face of Louis Vuitton’s womenswear collection. In the new ad campaign for the famous fashion house, Jaden – the only male model amongst several female models – sports a metal-embroidered skirt with a fringed white top and a…

STEP 9 – THE FIRST DATE SURVIVAL GUIDE

The first date is where the fun really begins, but even for the most confident amongst us, meeting someone for the first time can be nerve-wracking. Our first date survival guide is designed to help to put you at ease before and during your date, so you can rest assured it will be enjoyable, and…

STEP 8 – HOW TO PLAN A SUCCESSFUL FIRST DATE

Deciding where to go on your first date is all part of the fun, but getting the details right is vital. Will you be able to hear each other above the noise, and will you both be able to enjoy the food and drink on offer? The venue you suggest for your first date together…

Bigger is better? Could you date someone who was overweight?

US actress Gabourey Sidibe has hit the headlines, thanks to a sex scene, which she filmed for hit show Empire. The 32-year-old, who plays personal assistant Becky Williams, filmed the steamy session, which saw her character enjoy a passionate rooftop romp with rapper MC J Poppa (played by actor Mo McRae). After the episode aired,…

STEP 7: HOW TO RESPOND TO YOUR FIRST MESSAGE

So your profile’s generated a bit of a buzz on dates4us; you’ve been winked at, sent an email or maybe someone’s initiated a conversation. Check you out! While you might be feeling uncertain about how to respond, fear not. In this article, we’ll show you fool-proof answers which are sure to get the ball rolling…

STEP 4: DISCOVER WHO YOU’RE REALLY LOOKING FOR

Finding the right person to date might seem like a simple matter of creating a checklist and finding out who ‘ticks the right boxes’. But, what we’ve learned from our experience is that finding a love connection is less about narrowing your search and more about being open to new experiences. Here are our top…

STEP 3: HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT PROFILE PICTURE

Having a photo on your profile can dramatically increase the number of people who view your page. But first impressions are everything, so it’s important that your picture says the right things about you. USE A QUALITY PHOTO With a profile picture, quality is everything, and it’s important that viewers of your page can see…

5 Single Girl Habits That Make You More Attractive To Men

You may want to meet Mr. Right but don’t forget your single girl habits… they’re what will make you sexier than ever to the right guy… 1. Friends Everyone hates the girl who the exact second she gets a guy drops off the radar and doesn’t resurface until she’s halfway through a break-up crying down…