Can Monkeys Teach Us About Dating? confidence dating monkeys personality uniqueness Sep 25, 2021

*A version of this article first appeared in the Independent on 30 August 2021

 

As I perch amongst a clump of Isoglossa stems I train my binoculars on a female samango monkey I’ve named Pica. I’ve followed her through the forest, a long way from the rest of her troop, and now...

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Should you go with your gut instinct when picking a man? attraction gut instinct personality relationship satisfaction Sep 05, 2021

If I asked you “what are the most important attributes to pay attention to when picking a partner?”, what would you say?

A great sense of humour maybe? Kindness? Honesty? A bulging bank-balance perhaps?

Whatever it is, it’s unlikely to be what gives you the hots for a guy when...

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Why aren’t you being pursued by the men you feel you deserve? dating mate value personality status womenover50 Jun 10, 2021

I meet so many women in midlife who are completely sorted. They’re gorgeous, they’re fit and healthy, they’ve got successful careers, they’re independent and know how to do all the things.

But they can’t find a man – at least not one that meets their standards....

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