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Opinion and Invective On The World of Dating and Relationships

The Cause of Infidelity: Character Flaw or Something Else?

We can never determine the exact frequency of romantic cheating because people who get cheated on are often too embarrassed or humiliated to report it. Surveys about relationships are conducted every day, but getting someone to share details about their romantic life is often challenging. Think about it: Would you always tell the truth in […]

Living — and Laughing — Without Fear of the Future

Proverbs 31:25 says the Godly woman “is clothed in strength and dignity and laughs without fear of the future.” I don’t know about you, but during the midst of my own divorce several years ago, there were many days, weeks, and months when I didn’t feel like I had the strength I needed to make […]

11 Valuable Life Lessons from a Father to His Son

Written by Charles J. Orlando, YourTango.com Today’s guest blog comes from relationship expert Charles J. Orlando, who writes the sweetest list of lessons for his son as he graduates high school and begins an exciting new chapter in life. I had to pass this along – I love what he is passing down to his child. […]

Why It’s Absolutely Okay to Say: ‘I Hate Being Single’

If you’re unattached and looking for love, there’s one piece of advice circulating around the blog-o-sphere that’s particularly annoying: You should love being single. It’s not enough to be okay being single while you try to meet people. No, you should love it. Here are some of the best reasons why: You get to go […]

Ashley returns with some thoughts about how to handle dating if you are feeling nervous or insecure (and who isn’t!?). Ashley is a matchmaker for eHarmony’s new service, eH+, which gives you the benefit of a personal matchmaker who picks your matches and guides you to success. Read on for her insights… Whether it’s a job interview, cooking […]

The Crucial Difference Between Men and Women in Relationships

You know what would be good for relationships? If every one that ended included an exit interview. Just imagine how productive it could be for everyone to clarify their thoughts and feelings about where things went wrong, and what to do differently in the next relationship. When men and women end their relationships, most of their […]

Sarah is the matchmaker for eHarmony’s new service, eH+. It 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. Read on for Sarah’s latest observations, as she helps people find great matches every single day… It’s not always easy for us to open ourselves […]

Alyssa Joy Bethke: The Person You Need to Know Before Meeting ‘The One’

We are very lucky to be able to feature this popular author today! In today’s blog, Alyssa Joy Bethke opens up her heart and history as she recalls her personal journey towards love. I didn’t begin my first real relationship with a guy (now my husband) until I was 22. Not that I would have chosen […]

Tracy McMillan: Why You’re Not Married … Yet

In 2011, author and relationship expert Tracy McMillan created quite the viral shakeup with her Huffington Post blog, Why You’re Not Married. McMillan dared to get very real with women about taking responsbility for themselves – urging them to really look in the mirror when it came to why they weren’t achieving their relationship goals. I absolutely loved it! McMillan is appearing on […]

Is ‘Radical Acceptance’ the Key to a Lasting Relationship?

Today’s incredibly wise guest blog comes from the CEO of YourTango, Andrea Miller. Rising above all of the petty grievances and learning to fully accept others is something we could all strive for in so many of our relationships. Enjoy this thoughtful post! “Andrea, just love him.” These were the surprising words a wise friend had […]

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