Joe Elvin

Joe Elvin writes dating advice for www.thelondondater.co.uk - the website which sends unique, fun London date ideas straight to your inbox every Monday.

Recent Articles

Guys: Why 2017 Is The Year To Be Fearless And Date Out Of 'Your League'

Ever seen a breathtakingly beautiful woman and not said anything because she was "out of your league?" If you have, slap yourself out of it. Seriously, this isn't a concept you should even think about. My mate recently joked how January is the best t…
By Joe Elvin

Why Alone Time Is The Key Ingredient To A Lasting Relationship

Being one half of that perfect couple... the couple still in the honeymoon period, years after that first passionate kiss. Having that long-lasting relationship, where you still lust after one another like lovesick teenagers. It's what every man and …
By Joe Elvin

This Is How You Lose All Your Inhibitions Without Getting Drunk

Increased self-confidence, improved social skills, no worries about your appearance, your problems or what other people think of you are just some of the things alcohol helps strip away. However, imagine being able to access all the benefits of being…
By Joe Elvin

This Is How Your Ego Is Stopping You From Getting What You Want

I like to think of him as a miniature version of myself. He's wearing a suit with the top button done up too tight. There's a frown on his face and a massive broomstick up his behind. He's my ego. On the surface, he seems like a great guy. He never c…
By Joe Elvin

Take The Plunge: 5 Reasons Skydiving Is Exactly Like Falling In Love

You're staring down at the clouds. They've never seemed so close before. Sweat drips as your eyes widen at the sight of the never-ending sky. Your legs dangle precariously from the edge. The wind blows harder. You feel your heart beat faster. You're …
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6 Things I Learned About What Women Want In My Year Of Not Getting Laid

I still remember the smirk on her face when my whole world came crashing down. I'd been strong, refusing to fall for her tears. I would never forgive such betrayal. Then, her phone lit up. It had a wallpaper that still featuring us cuddling on our co…
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Don't Think: 5 Secrets To Successfully Approaching Women

How many beautiful women have you let waltz out of your life before they were even in it? She could have been your blushing bride, but you didn't even speak because you "didn't know what to say." Back in the day, I let hundreds of babes breeze by bec…
By Joe Elvin

Buck Up: 8 Ways To Shift Your Attitude And Kick Your Fear Of Hot Women

Beautiful ladies, I used to feel painstakingly pathetic standing in the same room as you. I would become shaken, self-conscious and short of breath, hysterically searching my brain for something to say. All I ever found were nightmares of interaction…
By Joe Elvin

Time To Get Serious: 5 Signs Your Days As A Player Are Numbered

Players have a bad reputation and, perhaps, rightly so. By definition, they're dishonest men who seduce women despite having no intention of committing to a relationship. Breaking women's hearts ain't the best way to make friends, but every man enter…
By Joe Elvin

4 Undeniable Facts Of Life To Help You Recover From Any Setback

In life, there will always be heartbreak, disappointment and despair. There's no hiding from it. People reading this article has had bad things happen to them. There will always be ups and downs. Sometimes, during the down spells, it can feel like th…
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12 Times Your Dad Should've Disowned You For Your Dumb Dating Mistakes

The idea of getting dating advice from your dad might be terrifying. Your father might be the last person you want to know about your problems with women. Nevertheless, you wouldn't even exist if your dad didn't know anything about the dos and don'ts…
By Joe Elvin

There Are 2 Types Of Happy, And This Is How You Choose Between Them

The meaning of life is to be happy. At least that's what the Dalai Lama, Aristotle and many other experts of philosophy said. It’s hard to argue against their cases. After all, happiness is something we all want. But, what type of happiness are you a…
By Joe Elvin

4 Reasons Tinder Users Are Sabotaging Themselves Without Realizing It

Tinder douchebags are a dime a dozen. For every regular dude with decent chatter, there appears to be another 10 with the social grace of a turd on a tiramisu. Any hottie using the app has experienced the frustration of being flooded with thoughtless…
By Joe Elvin

Dry Spells No More: How To Stop Sexual Droughts Before They Happen

Toothache at midnight, a toddler's temper tantrum and a dead-end occupation: All of these frustrations are unquestionably tough to put up with. But, for most men, a sexual dry spell is even worse. It's not just going without the sweet sensation of se…
By Joe Elvin

The Science of Attraction: Why Bad Boys Are Still Kryptonite For Women

If you ask 100 girls what they're looking for in their perfect guy, most of their answers will probably be similar. They'll say they want a gentlemen who is kind, intelligent, loyal, caring and who possesses certain physical standards. It's hard to a…
By Joe Elvin

11 Realities Of Being The Only Sober Person In The Club

It's the staple of most 20-somethings' weekends. At that age, there's little better than hitting the club with some friends, getting liquored up and maybe trying your luck with the opposite sex. The average American will lose hundreds of nights in a …
By Joe Elvin