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Heartbreak. We risk it whenever we offer our love.


So why do things go wrong when we so want them to go right?

 

The main problems come from within oneself. That’s sometimes hard to accept, but once you do accept it, it gives you more control. Feeling helpless and at the mercy of someone else is just one of the awful aspects of breaking up.

 

Try to step back and assess your actions from someone else’s stand point. Ask yourself questions. Was this the right person for me? Seriously answer that question. Lonely people are vulnerable, sometimes we find someone and pour all of our love, devotion, kindness, warmth onto to the object of our love. And I mean object, rather than person.

 

A close friend, Frieda (not her real name) fell for an amazing guy.... more

Some people just breeze onto the site, put up a few pics, connect with their chosen one and 'bang' they're off, hand in hand into the sunset. But it isn't always that easy! It was 4 very long years before I got together with my partner for life and many of us know what it's like being alone for a long time.

 

First thing to realise is that it's not really dating, it's communication we need to think about. The dates come once you've opened up and got connected.

 Here's 10 simple steps to make connecting easier.

 

1. Photos are the key... more

Angloinfo World: Finding expat love – the online way!


It’s a great thrill to set off to a new life abroad and all the more fun when shared.


For those who find themselves single, finding someone to share their lives with in their corner of the world is no longer a big challenge. Online dating is now firmly established and new companies are opening up to look after the expat market. I am the founder of one of them.


After 10 years living in France, my dear husband developed lung cancer and died fairly quickly. It left me in shock and with a very uncertain future. My French was ok but not up to dealing with the bureaucracy involved in the aftermath of a death.


Officials couldn’t have been kinder and they helped all they could, my family and friends rallied round and I made the painful transition to widowhood with their support. Nevertheless, I was traumatised and it took a couple of years to stabilise.... more

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