Dating tips for lesbian moms
Whilst Watson’s book doesn’t touch on online dating – something indicative of her age (she is just 23) – Perkins focuses exclusively on online dating.Both women share similar dating dos and don’ts, but while Watson’s are divided into stages of a relationship, Perkins simply lists her best tactics for the “game”.“I write as a woman who has recently celebrated her fiftieth birthday. I am grateful for my wisdom, I love my self-confidence, I love that I will no longer suffer fools, I love that women of our generation have choices.” Bravery, courage and confidence underpin much of her advice.“You are more courageous than you believe”, “You are the only one standing in your way” and “Do the thing that scares you” are all lessons learned early on.
I have heard from many lesbians of all ages that they have met their partners online.
It’s a hard reality to face, but you can’t ignore it.
Sometimes your friends know better than you know yourself, so trust their advice.” Perkins describes her friends as “warriors”, with whom she surrounds herself.
By contrast, the cover of life coach Rebecca Perkins’ Best Knickers Always: 50 Lessons for Midlife depicts a hand-wash-only laundry label. It’s a sensible move, as they form a large proportion of the audience of Made in Chelsea, the show that has made the 23-year-old a household name.
Perkins’ guide, meanwhile, features recipes and tips for the menopause.