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THE DATING DIARIES

Let’s talk about LOVE

Let’s talk about LOVE

‘Tis the season of love…we asked 5 super cool Hamiltonians to share their dating experiences and tips in time for Valentine’s Day. Worst date ever: “We met online. He seemed super smart and funny. We met at a local restaurant and said our hellos, he […]

The Dating Diaries: Melissa and Rob

The Dating Diaries: Melissa and Rob

I heard Salsa Soul Productions was hosting a free salsa lesson at the waterfront so I asked my date if he wanted to come along. I had spotted him dancing at an event before and he didn’t seem like the shy type. I can’t really […]

The Dating Diaries: Odin and Nadia

The Dating Diaries: Odin and Nadia

Odin was from Europe, four months into his Ph.D., and Nadia was from Nova Scotia, starting her law degree. Nadia caught Odin’s eye on the Saturday of Labour Day weekend. One had come halfway across the world, the other halfway across Canada. Was the match to be? […]

The Dating Diaries: Sara and Jeremy

The Dating Diaries: Sara and Jeremy

Sara is a 24 year old marketing coordinator who enjoys reading, cooking, and attending events in the city. Her dating life consists of a series of dates, usually in the summer, that fizzle down soon after. She describes herself as stylish, driven, and fun, but […]

The Dating Diaries: Luke and Ryan

The Dating Diaries: Luke and Ryan

Luke had admired Ryan from afar for a while. Their mutual friends finally set them up. “I was stoked,” he remembers. Luke works as a photographer and lives in the downtown core. Ryan is a hairdresser from Hamilton who now works in Toronto – a […]

The Dating Diaries: Jackie and Ben

The Dating Diaries: Jackie and Ben

Jackie is a McMaster student studying English literature. She loves to read and hang out at coffee shops. She met Ben by chance at a coffee shop on Valentine’s Day. I was spending the afternoon studying at Starbucks, intrigued by my existentialism philosophy reading material […]