eHarmony Blog

eHarmony experts' take on dating, relationships and the science of love.


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April 26, 2017

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

Today’s wise guest blog comes from the CEO of YourTango, Andrea Miller, who has  just written the thought-provoking new book Radical Acceptance: The Secret to Happy, Lasting Love (out May 2, 2017!). Rising above all of the petty grievances and learning to fully accept others is something we could all strive for in so many of […]

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dating a smart person
April 25, 2017

Dating Someone More or Less Intellectual Than You: Can it Work?

While your mom or dad may have lectured you about the birds and the bees, they may not have given you such a clear directive on the types of emotional or personality characteristics to look for as you try to find a partner. Among the traits that matter most are the degree to which a […]

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April 20, 2017

How to Be Married: An Interview with Jo Piazza

Being in a happy relationship doesn’t end with finding “the one”. At age 34, award-winning journalist and author Jo Piazza met the man of her dreams. But before long, she found herself riddled with questions. How do you create a healthy marriage right from the very beginning? How does an independent, strong-willed feminist become someone’s […]

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stephen king popular author
April 19, 2017

The Sexiest Books, According to eHarmony Users

As World Book Day approaches on April 23 (yes, that is a thing!), our savvy research scientists took a look at what millions of eHarmony users across the globe are reading, writing about, and relating to. In the U.S., a random sample of eHarmony users who had registered after January 1st, 2012 were pulled, ending with 4,205,537 […]

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social
April 17, 2017

The Case for Pausing Social Media Early in Dating

Social media has become one of those facts of life, like Mondays being hard and chicken soup soothing the soul. Everyone from grade schoolers to the elderly have social media accounts, which begs the question of whether that’s a good thing. Most men and women I talk to have settled into a sort of rhythm […]

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should I settle
April 17, 2017

‘Should I Settle?’

Dear Sara: I am a 38-year-old unemployed lady wishing to settle down with a guy who has okay financial strength and is intellectually enough for me and spiritually high. After lots of efforts, I could not get what I wanted. Then one guy of 33 years came in my life as a Facebook friend. He […]

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phones on dates
April 13, 2017

Phone Etiquette on Dates: 6 Tips

Typically, I’m not someone who thinks a lot about etiquette. For instance, you’ll never find me reading a copy of Emily Post’s famous book. While I believe it is important to be polite and kind, I personally don’t care whether I’m using, say, the right fork when I’m having a fancy dinner. At the same […]

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relationship advice
April 12, 2017

What My 18-year-old Daughter Taught Me About Relationships

My daughter graduated from high school this past May, and is currently on The World Race (a gap year program, #3n9 as they travel to 3 different continents over the course of 9 months). This is not simply traveling around the world with a backpack; rather, they are assigned a host ministry with which to […]

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April 11, 2017

‘Do Men Really Want Love, or Just Sex?’

Dear Sara: I am a 40-year-old woman who is healthy, happy, and open to life. I am single currently and have not had a real relationship for almost 15 years. The two big relationships I had when I was younger died, and when I look back I think one of the major factors was my […]

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online dating profile tips
April 10, 2017

Creating the Perfect Online Dating Profile: What Would Your Friends Say?

Most people who write their personal statement for their online dating profile do it entirely on their own, without ever asking for help from friends or family. The truth, however, is that asking for feedback from those who know you best is the best way to create a good dating profile. When it comes to […]

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