Dating methods change - from matchmaking widows to app windows - but the reasons don't.
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
Camilla Janse van Vuuren recalls her time at a speed dating event, which she describes as the modern version of a Jane Austen ball.
I've come to the conclusion that ours is not a country for young, single women, writes Adriaan Basson.
With the demand for good men very high and supply stocks diminishing, it's no wonder that mergers and acquisitions will continue to elude us.
What to do then if you are still semi-cash-strapped, single and sexless in the city?
My brother once told me that men will never break up with you because they are too terrified to see the snot en trane such rejection would surely elicit.
What happens when one does venture forth -- bold, beautiful and determined to take on the big city?
Two brothers respond to Nikiwe Bikitsha's inaugural High Heels column
Nigerians in their droves initiate love advances, set up meetings and search for soulmates -- all by SMS, writes Adetokunbo Abiola.
Happily married Jabulani Mlotshwa envies the more relaxed dating rules of the younger generation.
Young Iraqis in Baghdad are surfing the internet to search for life partners as violence takes its toll on traditional forms of socialising.