New Relationship Jitters: Why It’s Okay to Be Wrong

I once met a couple whose relationship began with a false start. The pair, let’s call them Kate and Jake, went on a first date. Jake said he’d be in touch, and then proceeded to be silent for two weeks. When he finally did reach out, an irritated Kate said, “Let’s just end this before […]

Things Shy People Do When Dating (But Shouldn’t)

Every personality comes with its own strengths and weaknesses. With dating, shy men and women come to the table with a minor disadvantage because dating is a social activity, and shy people have a hard time putting their best foot forward with people brand new to them. The good news is that these behaviors, while […]

Nine Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Start a new tradition by actually having a peaceful Thanksgiving (the way it should be!). Today’s guest blog is from relationship expert Debra Smouse, who recognizes the holiday isn’t always as easy as it should be and offers tips to manage any difficult situations. We’re grateful for the advice, Debra! When it comes to Thanksgiving, we […]

I recently had an enlightening discussion with a male friend about a recent video that went viral in which a woman recorded the male attention she received while strolling the streets of New York City. During the 10 straight hours she walked around with a hidden camera, she received a barrage of comments mostly about […]

Single on Thanksgiving: Quick Answers to Your Relatives’ (Slightly!) Invasive Questions

The questions arise when you’re passing the potatoes or putting out the nut cups. Are you seeing anyone special? Playing the field? When are you going to settle down? Singles are often grilled about their personal lives in a way their married relations rarely are. When was the last time your sister and brother-in-law were […]

Why People Settle for So-So Relationships

When you’re single and searching, couples can look like an interesting puzzle. What separates them from you? Are they more desirable? More mature? Just luckier? Possibly. But a new study has identified a less considered factor: Maybe they’re more fearful. In a recent study at the University of Toronto, single female college students evaluated a […]

3 Doomed Relationship Dynamics

While every couple faces the risks associated with new love, there are particular dynamics that will doom a relationship from the very start. If you’re dating and looking for the right partner, understanding a few basic rules will make the scavenger hunt that much easier. Take a look at the three relationship dynamics below that […]

5 Critical Things to Look for in a New Love Interest

I loved this blog from dating expert Ravid Yosef. It’s so important to actually look beyond the infatuated haze in the beginning of a relationship to see if there is real opportunity for a healthy, long-term partnership. Below, she details how she tackled looking for the right guy. Enjoy! Written by Ravid Yosef, YourTango I was up against a […]

When Life Imitates Art: eHarmony TV Actress ‘Beth’ Logs onto eH, and Finds a Real-Life Fiancé

When actress Laura Carlson auditioned for a role in an eHarmony commercial, she had absolutely no idea how much this opportunity would change her life. As she sat on the set with eHarmony CEO and founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren, the two talked about life – including her lack of a love life. The fellow Iowan natives really […]

What to Do When You’re Rejected

Rejection in dating is a lot like rain in that it’s bound to happen sooner or later. The silver lining, however, is that being rejected doesn’t have to sting so badly as long as you learn to avoid taking the rejection too personally. Remember, you have control over how you feel and how much you […]

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