Smart is sexy: how reading books can score you a date

Do you think that reading is sexy? You're not alone! Our latest EliteSingles survey looks at what it is Kiwi singles find so attractive about men and women who read.

Food of love: Do popular aphrodisiac foods really work?

Oysters, chocolate, red wine - these have long been thought of as aphrodisiac foods, along with many other menu items. But is there any truth to these libido-boosting claims? We investigated the scientific evidence for and against 10 of the most popular aphrodisiacs.

Vegetarian dating in New Zealand: what do Kiwis really think?

It's World Vegetarian Day on the 1st of October (and, in fact, the vegetarian festivities usually continue throughout the whole month). With that in mind, EliteSingles polled 300 New Zealand singles to discover what Kiwis really think about vegetarianism, meat eating, and the quest for romance.

How to move on: coping when a relationship ends

Accepting life without your ex is a key part of getting ready to love again. EliteSingles talked to dating expert Lisa Steadman about how to move on.

Dealing with rejection: How to stop the pain of being rebuffed

Dealing with rejection is never easy. But knowing why we hurt can help. EliteSingles psychologist Salama Marine gives insight into why we as humans are programmed to feel rejection - and offers her tips for dealing with the pain and moving on.

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Romantic getaways: 10 tips for acing your first holiday together

Our recent survey found that EliteSingles members are passionate about travelling - meaning that couples who meet with us tend to have lots of romantic getaways. But how can you make your first holiday together perfect? You need these travel tips!

Am I ready for a relationship? The quiz that will help you decide

Before embarking on a quest for new love it makes sense to ask yourself 'am I ready for a relationship?'. If you're unsure, read our guide and take our quiz to help determine if you're relationship ready!

Emotional intelligence: forming healthy relationships

Healthy relationships don't just happen, they require communication, emotional intelligence and understanding. Want to know more? Click here to read advice from our in-house psychologist Salama Marine on how to build a great, long-lasting relationship.