Irish Men and their Mammies

1 year ago 0 369

This article has been written from my experiences with my Matchmaking and Introductions agency, One2One Introductions.  So please don’t shoot the messenger. Also, I’m the original born again poacher turned gamekeeper. Now read on…. Mammy knows best. I blame Irish Mammies for it all. From the time we were Mommies Little Soldier we’ve been pampered, put on a pedestal and told that there’s “no one good enough for my son” and so we’ve grown up actually believing it. By the time we’re finished school and college and have entered the big bad world of commerce and earning a wage we’ve become so used to our elevated status in the natural pecking order of life that we tend to look at women as being “ONLY women” and “Sure what would THEY know anyway? Aren’t we the greatest thing since sliced bread”? We therefore expect too much from dating because we…………. A…think

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Get busy living or get busy dating.

1 year ago 0 481

Busy..adjective :having a great deal to do: toiling at: labouring away:  wrapped up in: occupied, engaged in.. Everyone is snowed under (and stressed) these days..work work work, home, drama lessons for the cat, doggy obedience school, “oh god I forgot about the kids,  Balthazar needs his Ulysses translated into Hebrew before lunch, then there’s origami, gym, Pilates with Gerry, shopping, walking the goldfish”,  as well as Linkedining, Facebooking, Tindering, Instagraming, Tweeting, thinking, contemplating life.. Whoever invented the 24 hour day certainly wasn’t born on social media that’s for sure Sherlock. .. we’re all busy….  So busy in fact, that the very idea of taking time out to look for a significant other just doesn’t bear twerking about.  And anyway, they’d have to get up earlier than Leo Varadkar to hang out with me. I’m just too busy being busy these days! “I know…I’ll join an online dating site”. The Ikea

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Men and Dating. An inconvenient truth?

3 years ago 0 787

  This article has been written from my experiences with my Matchmaking and Introductions agency, One2One Introductions.  So please don’t shoot the messenger. Also, I’m the original born again poacher turned gamekeeper. Now read on…. Mammy knows best. I blame Irish Mammies for it all. From the time we were Mommies Little Soldier we’ve been pampered, put on a pedestal and told that there’s “no one good enough for my son” and so we’ve grown up actually believing it. By the time we’re finished school and college and have entered the big bad world of commerce and earning a wage we’ve become so used to our elevated status in the natural pecking order of life that we tend to look at women as being “ONLY women” and “Sure what would THEY know anyway? Aren’t we the greatest thing since sliced bread”?   We therefore expect too much from dating because

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