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Muslim Singles Video Annie & Kasim – Dating Interview

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

We recently took to the streets to interviews Muslims about their dating experiences.

Check out this latest interview here.

Happy dating!


Muslim Singles Video Omar – Thoughts on arranged marriages

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Here is another of our Muslim single interviews.

We’d love to know what you think about this too!


Muslim Singles Video – Nuria – Do you believe in arranged marriage?

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Is arranged marriage a good or bad idea? Find out what this Muslim single had to say on this issue.

Please do share your own thoughts with us!


Muslim Singles Video – Mediah – Do you believe in love at first sight?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Do you believe that love at first sight really exists?

Check out the thoughts of this Muslim single!

Do let us know what you think about this interesting topic!


Muslim Singles Video – Zeena and Sara – Do Dating sites work?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

We recently went out on the streets to interview Muslim singles about their thoughts on Muslim Dating.

Eid Mubarak

Thursday, September 24th, 2015



We wish all our members a joyous Eid!


The Muslim Single Solution Team

Muslim Single Solution Dating Interview – Farah and Fyizah

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Do you believe in love at first sight? We asked our friends about the general dating and relationship issues they face as single Muslims in the UK.

The words you should never write in your Muslim Dating Profile

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

When you are writing your online dating profile you have want to express yourself in the best possible way.

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You should be aiming to sell yourself and make dating you sound like an unmissable opportunity. Use every section to entice the reader and don’t leave them guessing.

This might sound obvious, but each week I see many people who just don’t know what to write.  So they end up writing filler text like this:


“I dont really know what else to say but if you would like to know anything else just ask”


“You’ll have to ask to find out….blah blah blah blah blah”


“Just ask if you would like to find out more about me”

“I never know what to write in these boxes! Just ask and i shall reveal all!”

” much prefer getting to know someone than spill all on here – whats the fun in that?”

“More information on request..”

“I don’t want to reveal all”

“Let’s keep some mystery”


If you were applying for a job you wouldn’t dream of putting anything like that on your cover letter.  So why would your dating profile – your biggest chance to get a partner – be any different?  A little effort really can go a long way and you’ll be able to blast away your competition.

Happy dating !

James Preece

Ramadan Muburak

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Ramadan Mubarak

to you and your family


May Allah’s blessings be with you!

The Muslim Single Solution

Dating Coach advice: Do women hate bald men?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Here is an interesting dating problem solved by our resident Dating Coach


“Dear James,  please can you help me?   I’m 33 and my hair is receding quite badly.  My friends and family tell me I’m very good looking but it’s really knocking my confidence for six.  Do women hate bald men?  Is the fact I’m an Asian Muslim putting other non Asian Muslim women off?  I’d love to hear what you think. I’m pretty unhappy at the moment. A”


Hi A,

Thanks for the message.  I know it must be hard for you to write to me, but it’s great that you did.

Anyway, I want to start by putting your mind at rest. Many women find bald men attractive. It’s a sign of being “manly” and mature. Just look at Jason Statham, The Rock, Vin Diesel, Bruce Willis and the men like them. It’s not just about muscles, but personality.

However, don’t try and hide it as that can age you and make you look much older than 19. It’s much better to completely shave it off. If you shave it then you’ll look tidier, sleekier and sexier.

Stop worrying and listen to your friends. If you they say you are good looking then that’s wonderful as it gives the advantage over other men.

As for being Asian, well that depends on personal choice of different women. Yes, some non Asian  Muslim women will prefer non Asian Muslim men…BUT…everyone likes different things. That’s why there’s so many flavours of ice cream available!

The secret is to try to be as positive and confident as possible. These two qualities are much more attractive than ethnicity, hair style, height or anything else. If you look a person that’s worth getting to know then women will naturally want to be with you. It’s really that simply.

There’s isn’t a lot you can do about your hair anyway, so put that thought out of your mind.  Spend your time and energy going out an actively meeting women.  Assume they are all interested rather than looking to reject you and you’ll already be on the right path.

Hope that helps and I wish you good luck!


The Dating Guru

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If you have your own question or dating problem that you’d like to ask our Dating Coach, drop us an email to [email protected]     He’ll answer the best ones ( anonymously) here in the blog

Timing is everything

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Here’s an important note for our Muslim Party attendees.

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We try out best to balance the ratios for our parties.  We have to do this for Muslim Speed Dating to make sure that our guests get to meet someone different every four minutes.

We want the events to run smoothly, so we have a clear registration time and a start time too.

However, we’ve noticed that some of our members either fail to turn up at all or arrive very late.

If you turn up late it makes it really hard to run the event.  It’s difficult to fit you in once the speed dating has begun and sometimes we have to completely turn people away.

The biggest issue is that it’s just not fair on the guests who have arrived on time.  They are left waiting around for you, or will have breaks in between meeting everyone.

If you can’t make an event PLEASE let us know well in advance so we can give your ticket to someone else.  We often have waiting lists full of people who missed out.

It’s only a few people who spoil it for everyone else but it’s common courtesy to be on time.

So PLEASE…if you book an event make sure you turn up on time.

Thank you for your understanding 🙂



How to make time for yourself

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

How often do you do the things that you really want to do?

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Many people spend their lives doing things for other people. That can include going to work, looking after family members or just trying to make people happy.  This can lead to long term unhappiness and even stress.

It’s vital that you spend a little time each week just doing the things YOU enjoy.  For some this means going for a walk in the sun or to others if might mean watching a good film.  Whatever it is, do it on your own and spend some time just enjoying your own company. Once you do that then you will much more relaxed and therefore more productive when it comes to attending to other matters.

Remember, the most important person in your life is YOU.  If you are unwell, tired, or stressed then you are in no position to help anyone else anyway.  You need to be as healthy and happy as you can possibly can.

Doing the little things are great but you need a longer plan too. Make a list of all the things you want to do in the next year.  Are there any exciting places that you would love to visit?   What would you do if money were no object and you had all the time in the world?  Are you doing the activities you really want to do or have you been neglecting them.

The more simple your life is then the more time you will have. Things don’t need to be perfect or event done right away.  If it’s not urgent then consider if you really need to do it today or if it can wait.

Once you realise how short life is, then you’ll know you only have a limited time to experience it.  So please make sure the experiences are good ones that you will remember!

Happy dating!


James Preece – The Dating Guru

Muslim Speed Dating Advice: The next steps

Monday, March 30th, 2015

We run regular Muslim speed dating events all over London.

Next steps

One of the most common questions we get asked is how someone should finish a date.  You’ll only get a few minutes to meet each person before you are whisked away to meet the next.  So you have to know how to end it.

Most people will wait until the next day and then contact them via the website.  Our guests get two weeks to do this, so it’s the easiest solution. But is it the  best one?

I’d always advise you to take action before the time is up with your date instead.  If you had a great connection then there is no problem about asking them if you can continue the conversation another time. The quickest way is to just to ask to swap numbers or email addresses.  However, don’t leave this until few seconds when the bell has been rung and it’s time to move on.  This will look over keen and frustrate the queue of people waiting patiently behind you.  It’s much better to ask about two thirds of the way in, perhaps when you see the organisers starting to get ready.

Also remember that just because the speed dating is over, it doesn’t mean that your evening has to end.  Go up to the one person you liked most and tell them how much you enjoyed meeting them. You could even invite them to go somewhere else with you, perhaps for a bite to eat somewhere.  If they aren’t too busy you may just be able to have your first proper date there and then. How would you feel then?    If they can’t join you right away then at least you’ll be the last person they remember from the evening and you’ll stand out in their memory.

A word of warning:   Don’t walk around with a long list of phone numbers and ask them to add theirs to the list.  They won’t feel remotely special and it’s a huge turn off.  The same goes for speaking to them afterwards. Pick the one you had the biggest connection with and approach them discreetly.


Good luck!

James Preece – The Dating Guru

Dating Guru’s Mailbag: My girlfriend doesn’t trust me

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Here is the latest dating dilemma answered by our Dating Guru James Preece

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“Dear James, I’ve been with my girlfriend for almost two years now.  Things are generally good but she has severe trust issues!  She’s always going through my phone looking to see what I’m up to, or demanding to know what I’m up to.  If I don’t tell her then she bursts into tears.  What can I do to keep her under control?  Dev”

Hi Dev, thanks for your message.  My first question is why do you think she is behaving like this?  Has something bad happened to her in the past or have you given her cause for concern?

If it’s the first then you have to be patient but firm with her.

If you’ve hurt her before then it’s no wonder she’s confused and suspicious. Don’t hide your phone from her or snatch it away every time you leave the room.  Try and leave it out in the open and she won’t have any reason to suspect you are hiding something. Make sure you make her feel special and tell her what you are up to.  If you are evasive or confrontational then you’ll never resolve her issues.

Remember that trust works both ways so let her know she is loved and that she has no reason to doubt your intentions.

Good luck!




If you have your own dating question, please send it to our Dating Expert at [email protected]   The best ones will be answered here in the blog and don’t worry as they are all anonymous.
Happy dating!


The Muslim Single Solution

Important: Please buy a drink!

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Here’s a little reminder

for guests at our events

As it’s a new year, we wanted to remind you of something very important we need you to do at our events.

As the leader of Muslim events, we want to bring you the best venues.   We choose venues that generally don’t serve alcohol and that are private and comfortable for our guests.

However, it’s becoming  increasingly difficult to find suitable venues that will allow us to have our parties.  This is because of the low spends and that it’s not really worth their time staying open just for us.

We do pay a hire fee to help cover their costs, but we need you to help us by making sure you buy at least one drink.    A coffee or a soft drink aren’t expensive but it keeps the venues happy. It’s also polite to buy a drink 🙂

Our prices are low and we don’t make much money on these parties.  We’d hate to stop running events if we can’t find venues any more.

Best Wishes,

The Muslim Single Solution Team

Muslim Dating: How to make sure you find love this year

Monday, January 12th, 2015

With a new year comes new possibilities and the chance to start again.



It’s time once again to start making our resolutions as we go into 2015.

For some this is to go on a diet, quit their smoking habit or to meet a partner at last.  If this is you then you have definitely

come to the best website.

Here are our very best tips for you to give your love life a kick-start.


1) Try some Asian Dating Events.   This is your biggest opportunity to get yourself out there and start meeting potential matches in the real world. We’ve already got several listed for you to book on the website. This includes the biggest of them all – the Asian Valentine’s Ball.

2) Have a Go at Internet Dating.   The start of the year is the busiest time for most dating sites and ours is no exception.  There will be more new faces than at any other time of year and they are just waiting for your to reach out and say hello.

3) Remember it’s not just you.  Most singles can feel a bit lonely at the start of a new year, but that’s absolutely normal. There are millions making exactly the same resolution as you.

4) Take Responsibility.  It’s your choice whether you are single or not.  Don’t blame anyone or anything else.  Yes, that includes the weather, your income and how incredibly busy you are.

5) Take action!   The only way to achieve what you want is to make sure you do something about it.  Make sure you have a clear defined plan about what you want and how you are going to do it. If you don’t you’ll find yourself in the same situation at the beginning of next year too.

If you need any help or advice then please remember we are always here.  Drop us a message at [email protected]  and we’ll be happy to do what you can.

May 2015 bring you everything you wish for.

James Preece