What’s the bright side of online dating ( no, it’s not a trick question)?

What is the bright side of online dating? And no, this is not a trick question. Generally speaking, dating apps and websites seem to have a negative reputation (to different degrees) which is a shame and it’s time we turn this around! Digital dating has positive sides and I feel it’s my duty to highlight …

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A friendly reminder to all singles: Your life is not vegan cheese! (Happy Valentine’s day)

Since it’s Valentine's day, I thought I’d seize the opportunity and offer a friendly reminder to singles feeling extra triggered on this commercially hyped up day. Roses, chocolate and the color red began filling isles weeks ago to assure nobody forgets the day of love. Many claim  today is dedicated to celebrating all kinds of …

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Why are you STILL single? The struggle of long term singleness (Part 2/2)

(If you prefer to hear content, all blog posts from now on are available on Spotify. Search for Nouseibah and make sure to follow!) This post is the follow up to "Why are you STILL single? The struggle of long term singleness Part 1" where we dive into what a long term single is, the …

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Why are you STILL single? The struggle of long term singleness (Part 1/2)

(If you prefer to hear content, all blog posts from now on are available on Spotify. Search for Nouseibah or click here and make sure to follow!) I wanted to dive into the topic of long term singleness because although we’ve come a long way regarding attitudes about being single there are still misconceptions about …

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Happy belated Singles Day!

Happy belated Singles Day! Did you know that singles are ascribed a celebratory day? Singles day is on November 11th which happens to coincide with my birthday!  I’m pleased to see the single status being acknowledged and on the  receiving end of positive attention by having a dedicated day. Although the attention around Singles Day …

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Ghosting- a peephole into a persons character

According to Oxford languages, the definition of ghosting is “the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication”. Unfortunately, this type of disturbing behaviour is closely associated  with the dating world. Ghosting can take place on a small scale ( after a nice date or two) …

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Never get involved with newly singles (the rebound trap)

Regardless of what type of relationship one might be searching for, it’s a sifting and sorting game. For those seeking  the “romantic” longterm kind there will be many candidates passing through who won’t fit the criteria . Among these I’d put newly singles. In my opinion if you’re coming out of a long relationship and …

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A major red flag when online dating

I had a session with a woman who’s been married and found herself single for the first time in her adult life. She expressed feeling ready to try out the waters of online dating and asked for the number one warning sign would be. There are obvious clues like when the opening line is confrontative …

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A salut to singles choosing the online dating experience (you deserve credit)!

4 months ago I decided to set off on a 6 month journey across the online dating terrain. I’m no stranger to online meeting platforms. While traveling I’ve discovered it’s the simplest way to get in touch with locals. What’s distinctly different this time around is the intention behind circling around the dating pool. I’m …

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How about celebrating singles?

As we are entering wedding season in this part of the world I feel the evident discrepancies in how couplehood is viewed by society versus singlehood. While planning (yet another) bachelorette party I found myself feeling rather annoyed and reluctant. At first I couldn’t put my finger on why I was dragging my feet with …

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