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10 Texts You Should Never Send to a Love Interest

We're highlighting the 10 text messages you should never, ever send to someone you’re dating. Like, ever.

13 Reasons to Date a Zombie

‘Tis the season to run away from zombies — or date them.

15 Amazing Things About October

October has to be among the most beloved months of the year. The changing leaves, the little goblins and ghouls knocking...

10 Simple Mistakes Men (and Women) Make in Online Dating

These online dating mishaps are extremely common. Find out what they are...



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‘Is He Taking it Slow, or Just Not That Into Me?’

This is a story of girl meets boy. Girl and boy play email-text-phone tag, girl and boy eventually go on a date three weeks later. And the cycle begins again. Beth O’Donnell, who runs the Single and the Sweet Side of 40 blog, was introduced to a man at a networking... Read more

How Baking Cookies Really Can Lead to Romance

There really is truth to the idea of baking your way into a man (or woman’s!) heart. Scent and attraction is a really interesting area to explore — a lot of what we are into is so primal and subconscious. Professor of Psychology Thalma... Read more

Life Advice: Throw Out the Scorecard

I recently attended a party where a man delivered a long, fairly hostile monologue about his wife’s poor driving skills, giving everyone in the room blow-by-blows of each fender bender and exacting details about how much her snafus had raised their... Read more

How to Meet People and Date When You Move to a New City

With many jobs becoming more home-based, we’re reminded that not everyone has the luxury of meeting loads of prospective dates at work. If only! If you have moved to a new city or town, the best scenario is that you find a large group of people there... Read more

Why Does eHarmony Offer Matchmakers with eH+?

Staff writer at Entrepreneur magazine Laura Entis published an article today with a very provocative question as its headline: Why on Earth does eHarmony Offer Real-Life Matchmakers? I’m happy to answer that question. As most of you may know, in January... Read more

Are You Binge-Dating? The Difference Between Going After Your Goals and Losing Your Mind

After my book about how egg freezing affects women’s lives came out last year, readers consistently told me that one of their favorite passages was about a woman who went on so many dates she had to create a spreadsheet to keep them all straight.... Read more

10 Texts You Should Never Send to a Love Interest

I completely understand the lure of technology, how easy it is to shoot off a text as opposed to picking up the phone and talking. But it’s a problem that we’ve become so dependent on technology and gotten lazy with the way we communicate our most... Read more

How to Move On After a Breakup: 4 Counterintuitive Strategies

Breakups are usually a messy business, even if you wanted the relationship to end. People often make the mistake of thinking that breakups are hard for the dumpee, but not hard for the dumper who had a choice in the matter. Ultimately, breakups are hard... Read more

Couple Envy: ‘Why Am I Such a Terrible Person?’

Dear Sara, I am single and have a few single friends, but most of my friends are couples. And one of these couples is very tight—they met a few years ago and have been in constant bliss ever since. I am incredibly happy for them, but I also find... Read more

Do You Live ‘For Yourself’?

“When someone is rude to you, keep a smile on your face. When you stay on the high road and keep your joy, you take away their power.” ~ Joel Osteen I love to travel. You get to see people, places, and customs that you would not otherwise see.... Read more

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Your Biggest First Date Worries…Solved

Virtually everyone gets nervous before dates. Especially if you’re shy or tend to be anxious, those nerves can translate into full blown dating anxiety, which can be paralyzing. The days and hours leading up to a date can be worry-filled, and you may even avoid dating altogether if it’s too intense. But your worries about […]

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10 Things to Never Write in an Online Dating Profile

Maybe you’ve decided to finally give online dating a try, or maybe you’re just wondering why your matches aren’t responding to your profile. There are a few profile-writing strategies to optimize the likelihood of interest from potential matches. Here are ten things to never write in an online profile: 1. Never dismiss online dating. Insulting the method […]

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Rob and Kristen Bell: How to Create the Zimzum of Love

So, you’re dating. You’re meeting people, you’re getting to know them, you’re wondering whether one of these people you’re meeting is The One you could commit to. You’re doing this because you want to share your life with someone, you want someone to witness to your life while you are witness to theirs, you want […]

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5 Ways to Spot the Wrong Guy (Even If He Looks Like the Right One!)

Some of us are seeking Mr. Right when we should be searching for our life partner. There are many clichés such as, “He wasn’t right for you” or “You’ll find the right one,” as if we are looking for the right pair of shoes to offset an outfit. We have to remind ourselves, we are not […]

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Author Holly Peterson: What I’ve Learned About Love

When writers sit down to create, one bit of sage advice that is often given is to write what they know. That is exactly what Holly Peterson did when she sat down at her computer to compose The Idea of Him. She dug inside her psyche and produced a novel that reflected a relationship mistake […]

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Single, and Frustrated: 5 Things to Consider

One of the most frustrating issues singles face and contemplate is a lack of understanding about why they are single despite feeling as though they are doing everything “right” to find a partner. They might be using multiple avenues to meet potential matches, working to better themselves, engaging in social and community events, etc. However, […]

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