With so much to say about first dates, falling in love and happily-ever-afters, it’s hard to know who to go to for the best advice out there.
From the couples who travel together to stay together, to the divorced and dating again diva, we’ve looked into all the latest love and life gurus.
Weddings, world travel and wishful soul-searching. We’ve got it all — with a Canadian twist. Here are the top five Canadian dating blogs of 2015.
Single Dating Diva
With an extensive background in the communications, public relations and human interaction fields, Suzie A. has established herself as the Single Dating Diva. She transformed from divorcee to dating expert, and her blog has been deemed the winner of the “Best Dating Blog,” an international award, in 2012 and 2013. Suzie swears the dating world can be a fun one, and you can trust this diva to show you how.
Social Clout: 13,800+ Twitter followers; 720+ Facebook likes
Twitter Handle: @SingleDatingDiv
Author, matchmaker and online dating expert, Carmelia Ray is an esteemed professional representative of the dating industry. She focuses on self-awareness, laws of attraction and her passion for sharing her wealth of dating discoveries with the world. More than 7,000 clients have benefited from her matchmaking services. Now she’s a sought-after guest writer for publications featuring her expertise on love, sex, dating and relationship topics.
Social Clout: 3,055+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @CarmeliaRay
Already found “the one” but getting down the aisle has you fed up and done? That’s where Vancity Bride comes in. Jeannine knows all of the burdens of a bride on a budget. Her site brings all the best local vendors, venues and a variety of wedding-planning tips, leaving you to click through your choices with ease. Inspired by Jeannine’s wisdom, numerous brides have been featured to share stories of their wedding success, and you could be next!
Social Clout: 2,600+ Twitter followers; 1,260+ Facebook likes
Twitter Handle: @vcbride
The Planet D
Clearly in love with their work, with each other and with getting to work together, Dave and Deb are a couple to be admired. Their partnership — professional and personal — has taken them all around the world, sharing their experiences along the way. In 2014 alone, the Society of American Travel Writers praised this adventure-seeking power couple with the “Best Travel Blog” and “Best Illustration of Travel” awards. Their motto is “adventure is for everyone,” and you don’t have to be the wealthiest, youngest, fittest or craziest to join their fun.
Social Clout: 144,795 Facebook likes; 103,000+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @theplanetd
Skinny Dip is “Life. Love. Sex … Stripped.” It’s that hot, hilarious, honest side to talk of sex and love that you’ve been missing. Blog author Simone has declared herself a “magnet” for bizarre dating scenarios, and she shares her experiences — the exciting, the enlightening and the embarrassing. As a freelance writer and nationally-syndicated sex columnist, her blogroll is teeming with tidbits of sexy secrets.
Social Clout: 4,385 Twitter followers; 750+ Facebook likes
Twitter Handle: @by_simone