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The dating arena can be scary. Here’s a little direction to get you through those “Should I” or “Shouldn’t I” moments.

Four Must-Ask First Date Questions

What questions should you ask someone on a first date? The four questions below provide a nice springboard, designed to motivate further conversation without making your date feel interviewed or cross-examined. Ask these questions and you can potentially get gobs of good information to mentally feast on later! 1. What kind of relationship are you looking […]

Author Sara Eckel is back with an inspiring blog which touches on the toughest part of dating – the rejection. I think her points about how to handle it are excellent. You thought it was a great date. You bonded about growing up as the middle child, laughed about that goofy sitcom from the 90s, and […]

Stop the Endless Emailing and Go on a Date!

You know the feeling: You anxiously open an email from the guy you’ve been corresponding with over the last few weeks. After quickly scanning the content, you see a series of question marks at the end. Oh, the agony! He’s asking you more questions. This time he wants to know: “What kind of music do […]

The Many Misfortunate Blind Dates of Franny Agnes Lee Continue…

Our brand new character Franny Agnes Lee is back with another interesting blind date. She’s already been judged by a turtle, and now it seems she is being set up with a guy who closely resembles a leprechaun. Talk about misfortunate! Poor girl can’t seem to catch a break. I wonder what next month will bring? MORE:  […]

In Defense of ‘Selfies!’

Between Ellen DeGeneres’ group Oscar selfie to today’s guest post from psychologist Barbara Becker Holstein, my perception is changing about selfies! I no longer cringe at the thought of them, and am actually starting to embrace the idea of capturing yourself at your best. Enjoy Holstein’s defense of taking selfies… I’m standing in the bathroom of our time share […]

How to Meet that Attractive Stranger

Insightful author Sara Eckel returns with her latest guest blog. This time it is about the art of approaching a stranger — not the easiest thing to do. It’s the stuff that the “Missed Connections” sections are made of. You see a person — reading a novel at the airport, folding t-shirts at the laundromat, […]

Come from a Crazy Family? How to Turn Around Your Background

When I did online dating a few years ago, there was one sentence that used to make me cringe: “My parents have been married 40 years.” “Well, that’s nice!” I thought. Mine aren’t. In fact, my parents divorced when I was 18. My mom remarried, but that marriage just went kaput too. I understand what […]

Tall Women: Are Men Attracted or Intimidated?

Recently, a colleague of mine, a successful psychologist in her mid-30s, confided in me about an ongoing problem she faces in her dating life: She feels that she’s simply too tall for most men, standing at almost six feet. The issue she struggles with is the same issue many other tall women deal with as […]

Are You Guilty of Falling for the Wrong Guy — Over and Over Again?

Today’s guest blog is full of important wisdom for anyone looking to settle down. Enjoy what Dr. Charles and Dr. Elizabeth Schmitz have to say about finding the right partner, and why you may keep ending up with the wrong ones. Today in the world there were 3,262,000 first kisses. In the United States, there […]

Introducing: The Many Misfortunate Blind Dates of Franny Agnes Lee

And you thought you needed dating advice! I am really excited to announce we have a new character joining the eH blog. Her name is Franny Agnes Lee, she’s adorable, and she is the subject of our new monthly cartoon. Watch as she goes through a series of blind date adventures every single month. What […]

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