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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Dating

All time
# Future Focus
No to Tinder, yes to DNA matching: The future of romance
Dates are more accessible than ever thanks to apps. But it’s no easier to find a fulfilling relationship. How can tech help?
# dear fifi
Explaining a CV gap, the etiquette to refusing a date, and getting too comfortable being single - it's Dear Fifi
It’s one week to Christmas, but most importantly, one week until the next Dear Fifi.
# celebship
Channing Tatum and Jessie J were dropping hints about their relationship all over the place
It’s been right in front of us this whole time.
# love advice
'Love is when home becomes a person, not a place': 14 people tell us the best piece of advice they have about the mystery of love
‘If you love someone give it your all; Don’t end up regretting not doing/saying something and unsure of where you stand.’
# Research
Out of your league? Study shows most online daters seek more desirable mates
The majority of people in the analysed dating networks contact other people who are 25% more desirable than themselves.
# Emineminaj
Nicki Minaj just told a fan on Instagram that she's dating Eminem
Emineminaj is their couple name.
# I like you
Facebook sends rival's shares tumbling as it announced 'meaningful, long-term' dating service
Shares of, which owns Tinder, tumbled on the news.
# dear fifi
Dear Fifi: How do I become more confident talking to the opposite sex?
A post Bank Holiday Tuesday – truly the most Tuesday kind of Tuesday there is.
Lonely this Christmas?: Being single in a room full of couples is the worst
It might sound a little fluffy, but loneliness kills more older people than cancer does, writes Rena Maycock.
# poo poo it
This story of a woman throwing a poo out a window on a Tinder date is absolutely incredible
How did it come to this?
# seeking arrangement
Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?
The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.
# gatsbying
'Gatsbying': There's now a word to describe posting a selfie to get your crush's attention
If you post a selfie on Instagram and the person you fancy doesn’t like it, what’s the point?
# dear fifi
Dear Fifi: How do I talk to the mate I shifted?
DailyEdge’s advice columnist Dear Fifi is back with some more sage advice and subtle smackdowns.
# i'll always be your wingwoman
This girl just absolutely nailed the art of being a wingwoman
This is how it’s done.
# Quiz
Can We Guess If You're Single?
We’re gonna try.
# coo eee
Facebook's creepy new 'Discover People' feature wants you to make friends with strangers
It aims to connect people going to the same events. This will go well!
# romantic ireland's dead and gone
15 things that prove Irish people have this dating thing down to a tee
We’re pros.
# coming up trumps
Dating site brings thousands of single Trump supporters together
The website promises to make dating great again.
# i don't look at menus
A woman live-tweeted an excruciatingly bad date and it'll give you another reason to hate dating
He doesn’t look at menus, he doesn’t use chopsticks, and he won’t tell you what food you’re eating. A treasure!
# oh crumbs
'Breadcrumbing' is the grim new dating tactic that'll make you want to join a convent
Oh, what now?!
# Surfers Paradise
A man accused of murdering his Tinder date has walked free from court in Australia
Australian Gable Tostee, 30, was charged with the August 2014 murder of New Zealander Warriena Wright, who plunged 14 floors to her death.
# double vodka
66-year-old Irish 'wildchild' Teresa was the queen of First Dates last night
A gas ticket if there ever was one.
# take her hoodie
Men are sick of having their hoodies robbed by their girlfriends, so they're fighting back
Introducing #TakeHerHoodie.
# facebook official
18 very Irish dating commandments
Dating in Ireland is hard. But not if you know all of this!
# can you not
Everyone is slating this article advising men how to talk to women wearing headphones
Step 1: Don’t.
# Keep it real
Looking to meet people online? Then be a humble, "real" person
The authors found viewers judged people who were perceived as overly bragging about themselves, their looks, or their accomplishments as less trustworthy.
# twitter crush
Everyone is loving this story of how a woman married her Twitter crush
There’s hope for us all!
# swipe right
These Irish mams took over their kids' Tinder accounts, with hilarious results
“Do you wanna know what I said? ‘You’ve lovely hair.’” “Oh my gooooodddd.”
# bumble
A dating app brilliantly shut down a lad who accused a woman of being a gold digger
Scarlet for you, Connor.
Infertile, dating and 33: How do you bring up an inability to have children?
“You can’t just bring up the “do you want kids” conversation over your first date martini,” writes Clare McAfee two years after her ‘horrible diagnosis’.
# Bodies
This gal's attempt at backing out of a date totally backfired
Oh nooooo.
# socky
This lad's sock situation riled up a lot of people watching First Dates last night
Kias was the talk of Twitter.
# Rising romance
This Tinder chat between an Irish lad and an English girl turned spectacularly awkward
# honest to god
Irish kids gave adults dating advice, and it was actually very sweet
“Where do you bring somebody on a date?” “McDonald’s.”
# Backlash
Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'
People were not happy with’s campaign.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever dated someone you met online?
Have you found love on the Internet? We want to know…
# hook up
So you know the story of how YouTube started life as a dating site...
Before it allowed anyone to load up their own videos, it had a different purpose.
# you what mate
This is the least smooth message anyone has ever sent on Tinder
Just started dating? Here are some ways to casually mark Valentine’s Day
You’ve only started dating, so what are the Valentine’s Day ‘rules’?
# noooo
This guy sent a text to the person it was about and it was EXCRUCIATING
“Massive head.”