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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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