Posts tagged eHarmony Labs

Man trying to console sad girlfriend
March 6, 2012

Mind-reading: Yes, women want it. Here’s why you should try.

Women are happiest when the man in their life can tell when they are upset- and makes an effort to find out why. Read more.

March 1, 2012

Do you sext?

Sexting – if you haven’t done it, you probably know someone who has. Read on to learn about what characteristics can predict whether or not people will sext.

Gossip can be good for a relationship
January 25, 2012

Gossip can be good for you (when it’s not about you)

Listen to this: A certain type of gossip can be a good thing for you and your date.

Couple Touching
January 3, 2012

Touch, relationships and public displays of affection

Touching is tied to several components of a healthy relationship. It is so influential that even watching someone being touched can cause the same reaction as if we were touched ourselves. At what point in your relationship do you consider public displays of affection acceptable?

December 6, 2011

Should you stay together for the holidays?

With all of the stress and business of the holiday season, the last thing people want to worry about is the status of their relationship – no matter how doomed it may seem to be. Therefore, some people make a clean break and spend the holidays alone, while others wait it out and put off “the talk” until after the holidays. Which method is best?

Over promising in a relationship
November 29, 2011

Relationship Advice: Why do those that love you make promises they can’t keep?

Romantic promises have the instant benefit of making one feel like the other truly loves and cares for them. The risk is what happens when that promise is not fulfilled, or flat out broken. We have all come in contact with people who promise something with all the love and authenticity in their heart, and then completely forget about it the very next day. What gives?

Relationship Expectations_Mr. Perfect
November 15, 2011

Dating Advice: Do you have unrealistic expectations for a relationship?

Unrealistic expectations are biased notions of how one should behave. Common clues include words “should,” “always,” and “never;” these reflect rules that can often undermine love in relationships. Do you have too many rules?

relationship frequency
November 4, 2011

How many relationships should you have before settling down with ‘the one’?

Has anyone identified the number of relationships you should have before you decide to settle down? According to Peter Todd, he has. And the answer might surprise you.


‘We’re so in love, we’ll work it out’ and other Dating Myths

As yet another celebrity marriage bites the dust, one wonders if these two actually talked about the realities of the future more than the endorsements for the wedding ceremony. What can dating couples learn from Kris and Kim’s demise? What are some myths about love that can upend any relationship?

Couple making a decision
October 19, 2011

Do you follow your own relationship advice?

When I read the eHarmony community boards, I see a lot of great advice given by members. But do you follow your own advice? Knowing the right thing to do in relationships and actually choosing to do it are not always tied together. Find out why.