Posts by Pam Holmgren

Pam, eHarmony’s PR director, found her perfect career match when joining the company three years ago. Her biggest “must-have” is to work for a place she believes in – and eHarmony’s mission makes that simple. She spends her days getting the word out about how not only users have found “the one” on the site, but how customers can have even more success during their eHarmony experience. Her other passions? Cheering on Andre Ethier at Dodger Stadium, exploring the beach cities of Southern California, and baking the perfect pie!

A Safety Reminder from eHarmony

Like many of you, we have been reading the recent accounts of a woman who was allegedly assaulted by a man she met on We extend our deepest sympathies to the victim. Incidents like this are a good reminder of the importance of using good judgment when meeting someone new for the first time, […]

eHarmony blog - March Madness
March 22, 2011

How Two March Madness Rivals Found Happily Ever After

What do you get when you mix a Tarheels fan with a Blue Devils fan? Well usually, it isn’t pretty—especially around the time of March Madness. But eHarmony success couple Gabe and Leigh Anne found out that their love for each other is stronger than their basketball allegiances. Here’s Gabe’s take: Leigh Anne and I […]

March 16, 2011

The Secret of Success on eHarmony? Tell a Complete Story About You.

When you receive a new match, it’s exciting to view photos, read about their interests, and discover details that could lead to a connection between the two of you. But when you get a match who doesn’t post photos or gives one-word answers to their profile questions, it kinda bums you out, right? So don’t […]


11 Signs that Your Partner May Be the 1 4 U

Today is 1-11-11, and since the day is all about ones, we thought it would be the perfect time to share the top 11 signs that your partner may be the “one” for you. While there isn’t a foolproof litmus test, Grant and Jeannie from eHarmony Advice, our resident dating experts, say that you can […]

eHarmony blog - Rhanee and Claudio
December 10, 2010

eHarmony Couple Saves Woman’s Life on Wedding Day—Dressed as Elvis and Priscilla!

Viva Las Vegas! We knew our success couples were great, but this wedding story takes the cake!  Claudio and Rhanee met on eHarmony and couldn’t help falling in love.  They tied the knot during the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon in Las Vegas dressed as Elvis and Priscilla. Married at the 2.5-mile mark of the marathon […]

December 6, 2010

Happy Break-up Day?

That headline is tongue-in-cheek, of course. But statistically, today is the most popular day of the year for break-ups. Lee Byron and a series of his charts were featured on an NPR blog a couple weeks ago.  Byron found that the most common day for break-ups is the first Monday in December, according his analysis […]

December 6, 2010

The Baby Name “Harmony” More Popular Than Ever

The list of most popular baby names was released from the Baby Center recently, and I wasn’t surprised that Aidan was on the top of the list for boys for the sixth year in a row. It shows the continuing impact of Sex and the City, and I think it’s somewhat questionable that millions of […]

eHarmony Blog - Gifts of Love
December 3, 2010

Take Guesswork out of Gifting with eHarmony’s Giving Guide

I came across an article on by Jenna Goudreau that posits what you give your significant other can say something to the receiver about the status of your relationship. Goudreau compares the exchange of holiday gifts to a “relationship pop quiz”. As if shopping for your S.O. wasn’t stressful enough, what if the gift […]

December 1, 2010

Want a Wealth of Relationship Health? Be Yourself!

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”  – Dr. Seuss It’s amazing that the man who invented Star-Bellied Sneetches and the Grinch had such a handle on relationships. And now, recent research by Brunell et al. (2010) has confirmed that Seuss […]

Joseph Essas CTO
November 30, 2010

Joseph Essas Appointed Chief Technology Officer

Congratulations to Joseph Essas, who was just promoted to Chief Technology Officer.  Joseph joined eHarmony three years ago as our VP of engineering.  In such a short time, he has been instrumental in several growth initiatives within our company, including expanding our business internationally and creating a mobile platform. In addition, Joseph has led a […]