The Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur

Since things didn’t work out with Pardeep the Separated Dad, and since Lucy is still out of work and looking for fun excuses to put on actual clothes and venture into the outside world, she’s logged back into Guardian Soulmates to see if any other interesting-looking guys have messaged her.… View Post
The Separated Dad, Part 4 – Crazy Golf

The Separated Dad, Part 4 – Crazy Golf

Last week Lucy went on a second date with Pardeep, who is recently separated and has a two-year-old son.  If you missed this, you can catch up here. After an inauspicious start, the date was surprisingly Not Shit.  Pardeep’s a sweet guy, a bit naive, but well-meaning, charming, and good… View Post
The Separated Dad, Part 3 – Feminism

The Separated Dad, Part 3 – Feminism

Lucy’s had one date with Pardeep, who’s recently split up from his wife and has a two-year-old son. If you missed it, you can catch up here. Lucy was rather perturbed to discover that not only is Pardeep just six months separated and not actually divorced yet, but he also… View Post
The Hipster

The Hipster

Lucy has been back on Guardian Soulmates and has been approached by a man who may very possibly be an atrocious hipster. In his photos, Malcolm is sporting a variety of tweed jackets, brogues, and bowties. He also has an ample, luxurious and neatly trimmed beard.   In other words, all… View Post
The Separated Dad, Part 2 – Ambush

The Separated Dad, Part 2 – Ambush

Lucy has a date with Pardeep, who is a tall, dark, and handsome chap that she found on Guardian Soulmates. To read how this happened, click here. Lucy has spent the week working from home in her pyjamas, so she’s pretty excited to have an excuse to put actual clothes… View Post
10 Questions With Lucy by Tinderella Worldwide

10 Questions With Lucy by Tinderella Worldwide

Have you been wondering who is the real Lucy behind the stories?  Who is the woman behind the giraffe avatar and all the swearing?  If you have, you’re not alone. A few weeks ago Lucy was approached by a lovely lady called Zainab from Tinderella Worldwide.  Zainab is a dating… View Post
The Separated Dad, Part 1 – Red Flags

The Separated Dad, Part 1 – Red Flags

It’s October, and Lucy’s received another message from a guy on Guardian Soulmates.  His name is Pardeep, he’s 39, and he’s tall, dark and handsome. (To read about Lucy’s other Soulmates adventures, click here). On top of his more obvious qualities, Pardeep has taken the time to actually look at her… View Post
The Right-Wing Racist

The Right-Wing Racist

After the recent story about Lucy’s attempt to find love by rejoining Guardian Soulmates, here’s one from the archive, about Lucy’s previous foray into the world of left-of-centre dating. It’s 2015, and Lucy’s been single for about 6 months after The Ex ended their 5-year relationship.  After some time spent… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 3 – Satisfaction

Mr Monday, Part 3 – Satisfaction

Lucy is midway through her first hookup with her new FWB, Adam, also known as Mr Monday.  If you missed it, you might want to catch up here before continuing. Lucy hadn’t seen Adam in almost a year, so she was pretty fucking nervous about the whole thing.  To agree… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 2 – Arrival

Mr Monday, Part 2 – Arrival

Lucy’s been looking for a new Friend With Benefits. This isn’t Lucy’s normal style. She’s not really the kind of girl who wants to sleep around, or have a succession of random men passing through her bed.   But she also has, you know, physical needs, and while she continues the… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 1 – Suggestion

Mr Monday, Part 1 – Suggestion

Some of you will remember Peter, Lucy’s first ever Friend With Benefits. Lucy’d never had a Friend With Benefits before, but after spending more than two years single, getting fucking RSI from all the swiping and texting, and probably also veering dangerously close to liver failure from all the drinking,… View Post
The One With Long Hair, Part 2 – Rockstar

The One With Long Hair, Part 2 – Rockstar

Lucy has bagged herself a date with a tall, dark, and handsome man. To read how this miracle happened, click here. The TDH man in question is called Jules. He’s 40, and from London.  He’s also intelligent, runs his own business, owns a flat in trendy Shoreditch, and is 6… View Post
The One With Long Hair, Part 1 – Soulmates

The One With Long Hair, Part 1 – Soulmates

It’s now been nearly three years since The Ex walked out, and Lucy is fucking fed up with dating apps. All she ever seems to do is spend a hundred hours a day swiping, waiting for responses from guys who can’t be arsed, and going on mediocre dates with morons… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.