Irish Men and their Mammies

1 year ago 0 365

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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What the online dating sites don’t want you to know!

2 years ago 0 656

Its late January 2018…and you’re still sifting through the “alternative facts” (or as we in Ireland like to call it, lies) of online or internet dating, hoping to find Mr or Ms Right and right now, aren’t you? And what’s wrong with online dating? It works …..sometimes. You may even know a friend or three who found their lid fitted the other’s saucepan. But there’s a secret those online dating sites( Plenty of Fish and Match.com and Elite Singles, OK Cupid and Another friend to name but a few)don’t want you to know. You see, the online dating sites work much like the lottery. They pull in thousands of people with the hope of winning money. Along the way, they let a few people win. Those winners invariably tell all their friends, and those friends go play the lottery thinking and hoping they’ll win too. What the lottery doesn’t want

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Get busy Dating..

3 years ago 0 685

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, Baltazar needs his  Ulysses translated into Hebrew before lunch, then there’s origami, gym, Pilates with Gerry, shopping,  walking the goldfish, 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 Vadakar 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 of email order brides and

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Tinder v Matchmaking.

4 years ago 0 798

Back in the fast walking days when real men opened doors for ladies, Tinder was any type of combustible material used to start a fire. Spin and marketing gurus recognised that a picture could be the spark that lights a date when deciding on a name for their “hook up” app. No longer would you have to venture to Legs, Howl at the room, a Leinster home game or Ben Dunne’s Gym to scout for your very own dating tinder, you need only swipe to the left et Voila..a myriad of stunning photo shopped Kim and Kanyes appear before your big blue eyes and tiny screen, and all in search of the One. Or are they? Just think of the wonderful Caroline Aherne(R.I.P.) aka Mrs Merton asking Debbie McGee “So, what first attracted you to the millionaire Paul Daniels???” Universally, men will agree, Tinder is purely a visual app, whether that’s apt or not.

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