To save you from sinking into an abyss of self-doubt, The Independent spoke to dating experts to find out what to do if you haven’t heard from someone after a first date. If it’s been a few days since your date and you’re still experiencing radio silence, there’s no need to start sounding the “I’m never going on a date again” klaxon.
Now we’re no longer in the 1970s, it’s a question guaranteed to cause embarrassment if not outright offence because it implies the reduction of people to categories: age, race, size, gender, occupation, income bracket, looks good in wellies... Thus most people, when asked if they have a type, would probably deny that they do. Melanie Hamrick, mother of Mick Jagger’s youngest child, could be his former partner, the late L’Wren Scott’s little sister. Three of director John Derek’s wives – Ursula Andress, Linda Evans and Bo Derek – might as well have been triplets.
A young woman has recalled her 'date from hell' after impaling her hand on a tree stump and being abandoned by her date on top of a mountain.