Many images in our collection have come to us with only the barest of details attached.Your knowledge, interest and enjoyment in identifying dates and locations is helping us to fill in some of the blanks and, in turn, provide better access to the State’s archives.Accept every invitation you receive and turn up to that event with wide eyes and an open heart. Dating experts recommend smiling frequently to show potential suitors that you are interested in them.Find a way to grab everyone’s attention when you enter the room, perhaps with a blood-curdling scream or by doing the worm. We advise going one step further and never wiping a grin off of your face (did someone say happy-go-lucky? Practise various laughs in the mirror that will show the person you enjoy whatever dumb thing they say. It’s difficult for Cupid’s arrow to strike the buttock of a potential mate if you have 235 matches on Tinder and speak to none of them.The best part about being divorced after a short marriage is being single again at 35. When my marriage ended after just two years, the idea of navigating the dating world all over again seemed daunting, unappealing, and pointless.Plus, the last time I'd been seriously single, it was 2006; texting was barely a given, much less Tinder.
Get out of that shed and into the world, my friend!I’ll start off the list with something I learned while following the advice of a Flickr friend.Dating in 2017 can be tricky, especially with countless number of apps making it even more difficult to make a connection.Turned out, dating as a divorced 35-year-old was a great way to pass the time until I felt ready for a relationship again. I decided to take my mum's advice and ignore my own hangups.Behold the 16 stages of my journey, illustrated with GIFs featuring sassy women. No one bats an eye if you go out with a 22-year-old or a 40-year-old. Also, what's the point of going on dates if I am not ready for a relationship? Anyone who knows a single man in his mid-30s wanted to fix me up with him.Your amazing contributions to the Moments in Time photo series have really blown us away here Archives Outside.