Nowadays, dating apps cater to pretty much every niche under the sun, so there’s no reason why you can’t find “the one” all from the comfort of your mobile phone. Launched by Russian tech entrepreneur Andrey Andreev, Badoo is the biggest dating app in the world.
A French woman has complained about British men, saying they don’t make any “effort” while dating. Put some effort in and plan a proper date!" Nor are British blokes any better once they’re coupled up, according to LaLonde, who is the founder of “slow dating” app Pickable.
A university graduate, 25, has revealed she is to marry her former professor, 71, after seven months of dating. Cameron Platt, who recently graduated with a masters degree from Oxford University, announced she is engaged to Lee Clark Mitchell – who is a professor in English. The couple – who have a 46-year age gap – met when Cameron took one of Lee’s classes as an undergraduate at Princeton University in the United States five years ago.
"Do you know how disrespectful it is to have someone take you out on a date, pay for everything, drop you home, then to never call or text that person back."
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.