Entries by Nicky Dunn

How to deal with Loneliness

Nicky Dunn spoke to James Preece this week to talk about loneliness and learning how to deal with loneliness and start meeting more people? According to a January 2020 survey of 10,000 Americans ages 18 and over conducted by Cigna, 61 percent of adults three in five reported they are lonely. That number has only […]

Pi Society’s very first Blind Date

I run a Matchmaking and Singles Social events business based in Devon and like so many businesses in Exeter and around the world it is based around connectivity and social contact and loneliness have really been emphasised through Lockdown. I started Pi Society with loneliness in mind and how damaging it is to our society. […]

Proud to have introduced 36 couples!

Proud to have introduced 36 couples! It has now been 2 years since I began my journey with Pi Society. It all started at the Exeter Cookery school on 27th April 2017 with nearly 100 people celebrating the launch and finding out about a new and exciting venture to change the way we meet people […]

Happy International Pi (π) Day

Today is International Pi Day! As academics across the world prepare for the festivities, here’s everything you need to know about International Pi Day…But we are celebrating it too! What is Pi Day? The maths event celebrates π, the term used to describe the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, commonly shortened to […]

On-line dating is on the decline – Fact

Dating for so many people explains it as a jungle out there, and they don’t have the confidence or self-esteem or even feel comfortable with themselves to meet others and the internet doesn’t help, it makes them feel more insular and lonely.  Being with others gives them hope and inclusion that we all need. Loneliness […]

Are dating apps linked to mental health issues?

There seem to be new dating apps popping up daily to cater for every need, whim, fetish and sexual orientation. Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Match, Zoosk, Elite… the list goes on and on and it is easy to get lost in a sea of apps and profiles.  There is no doubt that online dating is addictive.  […]

Single? Are you missing a trick?

I’ve spoken to a lot of single females and the feedback I hear is always the same – ‘everyone seems to just want a pen pal’. If you want to meet someone then just ask them out and make it happen. I think both men and women make that mistake, too much talking and not […]

Have you been caught hook line and sinker?

Are you aware that there are scammers who fabricate on-line identities and entire social circles to trick people into romantic relationships? The term is Catfishing. It’s a generational thing I guess. My children, and yes I still call them my children although they can now pat me on the head – see it as a […]