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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.

Franny Agnes Lee Meets the Ultimate Mama’s Boy

Talk about double dates! Our favorite gal Franny Agnes Lee may get struck down by love, but she just keeps on going! Just in time for Mother’s Day, she meets the ultimate mama’s boy, still connected to his mother in an especially creepy way. Enjoy her latest episode – if you dare! Has a partner’s bond […]

Red Flag Alert: The Difference Between Self-Protection and Paranoia

Whenever I ask a friend about a new love interest, I usually hear something along the lines of “He or she is great.” Then I wait for the inevitable “But …” The rest can range from the worrisome “He’s cheated on his past five exes” or “She’s going back to rehab next week for an […]

The Reveal: When Do You Tell Your Date … That Thing?

At a bookstore cafe in Boston, a woman in the audience had a question for me, the evening’s designated dating guru. There was something she didn’t want the men she dated to know about her. How long should she hide it? I sat on a high stool in front of the room, microphone in hand, […]

Ladies: Don’t Believe These 10 Lies About Love

Today’s guest blog is from YourTango relationship expert Ronnie Ann Ryan, who disputes some popular yet false beliefs of single women. I have heard many of these comments made by girlfriends and acquaintances over the years. While Ryan focuses this on women over 40 — I feel women under 40 should also read this one. If you are […]

Love isn’t perfect. It isn’t a fairy tale or a storybook, and it doesn’t always come easy. Love is overcoming obstacles, facing challenges, fighting to be together, holding on and never letting go. Love is work, but most of all, love is realizing that every hour, every minute, every second of it was worth it […]

Your Ideal Man Wish List – Is It Working for You?

Today’s guest blog comes from award-winning author Kelly Seal, who makes some very important observations and a crucial point — that the image you have of your ideal partner may be greatly limiting your chances at finding love! Read on for her smart observations… When you visualize your ideal man – the romantic prize after enduring all […]

If it Quacks Like a Duck …

“If it walks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” Speaking of ducks. It would have been good to be a duck in Atlanta this morning. The morning commute in Atlanta is usually bad; when it rains, the traffic gets worse. When it storms, […]

Could You be Oversharing on Your Dates? Insights from Sarah, the eH+ Matchmaker

Today’s blog is from Sarah, the matchmaker for eHarmony’s new service, eH+.  The new service gives you the benefit of a personal matchmaker who picks your matches and guides you to success. It’s eHarmony’s matching + premium professional matchmaking. We’ve all found ourselves on dates where the other person is talking incessantly about themselves while we’re strategizing […]

Dating Rules: Selling Yourself vs. Being Yourself

Dating guides frequently give strict rules about how to behave around prospective partners. There are dictates about who should pick the restaurant and pay the check, how far in advance the date should be requested, and how long to wait before sending the follow-up text. We’re advised to be open, but also mysterious. To wear […]

Are You Dating a Narcissist?

Dating a narcissist is, sadly, a fairly common occurrence for men and women, and knowing how to identify one is necessary for your sanity and self-esteem. Before we get to the signs to watch out for, understand that no one is a fool for dating a narcissist. In fact, these individuals often have a lot […]

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