Articles Tagged 'dating'

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Two Single British Women on Dating in New York City

If you’re under 35 and female, you probably came of age unhealthily obsessed with everything (and everyone) the Sex and the City crew did. But things have changed a bit since Carrie and Samantha were NYC’s queen bees. Mind The Gap caught up with two single British women who know their way around the modern […]

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8 Pointers For Brits Dating in America

I may not have gone on a first date in over a decade but this much I know: dating in Britain happens at night. There’s alcohol involved. And if you don’t end the night with a snog and cursory fumble then it’s safe to assume that one or possibly both parties was more turned on […]

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What Are Brits Watching: ‘First Dates’

Channel 4 is helping single people sort through the masses. What’s on: First Dates What is it: Every Saturday, for six weeks this summer, Paternoster Chop House will close its doors to the public. It’s not closing completely though: it will be filled with hopeful singles on first dates. The couples run the gamut from […]

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A British Woman’s Guide to Dating a Brooklyn Hipster

For a short period of time, I was seeing a hipster. He wasn’t one of those “I look like I’m hipster, but I really live in an expensive apartment in the East Village and slum it at the dive bar across the street.” No, he was the real deal: his facial hair resembled Gandalf’s from […]

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How to Date in America

If your expat game plan includes finding love then you’ll need to wrap your brain around romancing the American way. On the surface, U.S.-style dating looks a lot like it does elsewhere: find someone you don’t hate on sight and who you strongly suspect isn’t a serial killer, then arrange to meet for some kind […]

10 Things That Will Make a Homesick Brit Sob – and How To Cope

Longing for your native land and its people is one of the biggest strains of resettling abroad. And homesickness can strike hours, days, months or even years after you first hop aboard a plane without a return ticket. Here are just a few things that might make you mourn for good old Blighty.    1. Strangers […]