Grant Langston Vice President, Brand Marketing

Posts by Grant Langston Vice President, Brand Marketing

Grant Langston oversees eHarmony’s Brand Marketing. He joined eHarmony in 2000 as writer and editor in order to prepare the original site for launch, after years in advertising and music marketing. In the intervening years he’s managed promotion marketing efforts, customer care, content, social media, and new products. He often speaks to the media about dating, relationships, and the eHarmony Matching Service. When he isn’t writing or editing, Grant tours or records with his Americana band, takes cross-country motorcycle trips, or enjoys a good cigar. Grant holds a B.A. in Political Science from Auburn University.

May 25, 2011

Which Song Best Describes Your Love Life?

I’ve been thinking a lot about music and dating recently. A good buddy just broke up and he cites music as one of the key issues. “Man, she was into opera and it made me crazy.” It wasn’t just that he didn’t like opera, it’s that she wanted to share opera with him. It was […]

May 9, 2011

Kissing on the First Date – I Tally Your Votes

I’m so thankful for the voluminous feedback I received to my post on first date kissing and whether you have a policy against it. It can be difficult to roll down and read a large number of comments, so I’ve done my best to count and categorize the votes on the issue. This is imperfect, […]

May 3, 2011

Have you ever dated someone with “Text Fever”?

You know the type. They haven’t called anyone on the phone since 2007. Email is too demanding for them – all that space. They like to communicate in 100 character mini-statements like, “Hey, u bizy 2nite?” or “up 4 drinks l8tr?” or my favorite, “Cnt stp tnkin bout u.” Because nothing says, I can’t stop […]

April 29, 2011

Do You Have Another Shoe?

Last week I had lunch with a buddy who told me he had a raging date with a young lady. “We talked endlessly. She loves the Lakers. She knows about beer. (This guy is really into micro-brews and is a serious beer snob.) She was funny, and we even had a very sexy kiss at […]

Pyramid on One Dollar Bill
April 25, 2011

…And he believes that Fluoride in the water is a government attempt at mind control. Are Conspiracy Theories a Deal Breaker?

True Story – I know a woman who had 3 enjoyable dates with a fellow before the conversation drifted in an odd direction. First, he mentions that he is looking for land in rural Kansas to escape to “when things get really bad.” He has plans to dig an underground abode of sorts stocked with […]

April 21, 2011

Do You Have a Policy Against the First Date Kiss?

Imagine if you will an amazing first date. You’ve spent 5 hours together and the conversation has flowed effortlessly. You planned to just meet for late afternoon coffee, but the evening just took off. You went to dinner, and now you’re taking a stroll through a beautiful green park on a warm spring night. Before […]

April 18, 2011

Research says eHarmony Couples are Happier, Lose Less “Spark”, AND Are Less Likely to Divorce

I know you’ve asked yourself this question over and over, “Is using eHarmony going to get me a better relationship?” At countless dinner parties and social events I’ve had friends and strangers ask me, “I see all those commercials for eHarmony, but are eHarmony relationships really all that different from people who met elsewhere?” Simply […]

April 14, 2011

What Common Deal-Breaker is on Your “Who Cares” List?

The thing about deal-breakers is that so many are commonly adhered to by most people. Take smoking for example. A very large percentage of the population simply will not date a regular smoker. No way. No how. But my friend Karen, who is a non-smoker, LOVES the smell of cigar smoke on a man. For […]

April 11, 2011

Is This Relationship Doomed? She’s 62 and he’s 38

I got this very interesting comment on a previous blog post – “I have a friend who was very attracted to a younger man. She is 62 he is 38 and she looks much younger, about 46-48. My friend did not tell her real age and told him she was 46. the younger guy told […]

April 7, 2011

What’s the Worst First Date You’ve Ever Experienced?

Most people who have been dating for awhile understand that a first date is about talking. You want to find a quiet spot where you can both share your thoughts, be charming, and see if you connect. That’s most people, because recently I had a female friend, Kate, who ended up on the odyssey below […]