• Blog,  Dating

    Twitter Isn’t Tinder – But Does It Matter?

    Twitter isn’t Tinder. It never has been and it doesn’t try to be. Yet since I’ve set up the @itsmymatepaddy Twitter page I’ve been surprised. Pleasantly that is. We all know how Tinder works, go on and swipe away. We all know thats not how Twitter works. But since the page started I’ve come across “Twitter Shaggers” and Twitter romances. I’m an old romantic when I want to be. So romance anywhere is great to see. I’ve loved seeing some relationships flourish on Twitter for some of my favourite people on there. It’s been a delight in this shit storm of a year. But it wasn’t what I expected to…

  • Blog,  Dating

    Agnes Slides Into The DM’s

    Firstly, apologises for the delay in the podcast. Agnes was always someone I’d write about once the pod came out but I figured I’d do it beforehand. The Beginning So here we are, Agnes. I’d taken myself off the dating apps. I wasn’t looking. Never had intentions to look. I got the call to say that my grandma had passed away. I’d never felt pain like it. Still, as I write this and when I spoke about it, it’s hard to accept that shes gone. So that was it, I needed to sort my head out. I’d messaged the people I’d been talking to at the time, explained a situation…

  • Blog,  Dating

    Social Distance Date Night

    If you follow me on Twitter (@itsmymatepaddy) you will have seen I recently went on a social distance date. The date came around after matching with the woman on Hinge. We chatted for a bit on there, seemed to have a fair bit in common so decided to swap numbers. The chat then turned to Whats App. We would speak for the best part of a week, back and forward day and night. The more we talked the more we found we had in common with each other. It seemed to go great. Although there wasn’t really any flirting going on in the texts, it was more like a normal…