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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.

Does Living Together Before Marriage Increase Chances of Divorce?

Today guest blog is from author and relationship expert Nancy Pina, who minces no words as she writes about couples who choose to live together without being married. It’s an interesting perspective and definitely worth some consideration. Popular culture implies that after a couple has dated for a certain amount of time, the next logical […]

The 3 Most Annoying Games People Play in Dating

I call the beginning phase of dating “Dating Limbo” because no one knows yet what will become of the relationship. Will the two of you date for a couple of months, and then become exclusive? Will you hang out a few more times until one of you cools off and ends it? A major factor […]

What to Do if Your Guy Has a Wandering Eye

Today’s guest blog comes from therapist and author Faith Deeter, who does a great job of giving advice for a common problem. I guess it’s not as simple as “I see you checking out that woman. Would you like to go join her?!” Enjoy Deeter’s sound insights… When you’re out with your man, does his eye wander elsewhere? […]

Franny Agnes Lee’s Latest Blind Date Drives Her Nuts

Our dating heroine is back again. Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Franny gets set up with a species other than her own. Enjoy this latest installment of The Many Misfortunate Blind Dates of Franny Agnes Lee. Who would you like to see Franny set up with next? Related: Franny: Blind Date One Franny: […]

How to Command Respect from the Get-Go

As a rule, you can teach someone to treat you the way you want, and this is especially true with a romantic partner. We’ll explore some of the specific ways you can do this, but the most important point to understand is that the best time to start a healthy relationship dynamic is in the […]

Giving up the Ghosts: How to Handle the Match Who Comes Back

You can call them “ghosts,” “re-surfacers” or “sniffers.” But the scenario is usually the same. You receive an email or text from an old romantic interest saying “Hey, what’s up?” or “Long time no hear.” (The latter is particularly annoying, if the person cut things off with you and is insinuating that any lack of communication […]

How to NOT Become a Victim of a ‘Selfie Gone Wrong’

As much as selfies annoy me, I have made peace with them. This is a work in progress on my part, I admit. I also admit that I have taken a few lately to warm up to the idea (!). I think what bugs me about the selfie is the self-promotional, look-at-me aspect. Nonetheless, these types of pics are hugely […]

Ladies: Are You Coming Across as Needy…or Confident?

I know many confident women who lose all of their good senses around men they are interested in. I love this guest blog from YourTango relationship expert Lorna Poole, who reminds all the amazing single ladies out there about maintaining their pride, self-respect and confidence! Trust me, you need to read this article. Why? Because I was that needy […]

Repeat After Me: ‘If You Haven’t Met the Person, It’s Not a Real Relationship.’

Even with shows like MTV’s “Catfish” and increased awareness about online scammers, people are still getting duped as they search for love, friendship and connection via the internet. It is really sad and makes me furious. At eHarmony, we work extremely hard to monitor this sort of activity and get anyone off of the site who […]

Four Things You Need to Know Before Breaking Up with Someone

Today’s post comes from relationship expert Marina Pearson, who makes 4 crucial points about breaking up. I hope this helps anyone challenged by guilt and emotions that come with this type of situation. Are you one of the many people ready to leave a relationship but either afraid of what the future will hold for […]

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