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Signs You Move Too Fast in Dating – and Why

Moving too quickly early in dating is one of the most widespread problems for men and women alike.

15 Reasons to Date a Lefty

Lefties excel in many areas. Here are 15 good reasons to date one!

Don’t Give Money to Your Matches — Ever.

It's some very important things to consider and remember as you meet people online...

Ten Signs You Are Attracted to an Emotionally Unavailable Person

Hear this: Not everyone you feel a connection with, no matter how mind-blowing, is your soul mate...



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Reality Check: If He Wanted to Be with You, He Would

Relationship expert Virginia Clark doesn’t usually mince words. Today’s guest blog is no exception. If her story below resonates with you, it might be time to cut some ties and find someone who is actually available — and worthy... Read more

How to Stop Passive-Aggressive Behavior: No, You’re Not Crazy

One of my faults is that I can sometimes be impulsive, but I’ll put that impulsiveness to good use here by giving you the punch line first: Passive-aggressive people know that they’re passive-aggressive, so all you need to do is point it out to them... Read more

Paul Potts: How Taking ‘One Chance’ Changed His Life Forever

The inspirational story of opera singer Paul Potts contains everything I love — humor, perseverance, heart, romance, beautiful music, and courage. Little did Potts know when he walked onto the stage of “Britain’s Got Talent”... Read more

After the Breakup: ‘How Did I Miss the Signs?’

I just emerged from a two-month relationship that ended very unkindly. The guy suddenly went missing in action for days, appeared later with some very dodgy-sounding excuses, and then proceeded to break up with me via e-mail, after insinuating that... Read more

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

Sometimes the best advice is really simple. Easy does it. Take a deep breath. Don’t worry, be happy. I think you get my point. Clever comedian and writer Carolyn Castiglia has come up with ten mistakes men are making during the online dating... Read more

Singles Are Now the Majority of Americans—and That’s Good for Everyone

The message is delivered in many different formats—wedding invitations, baby announcements, Facebook feeds documenting domestic bliss in excruciating detail. And although no one ever says it aloud, it can make a single person feel out of step, like... Read more

When Someone You Love is Depressed: How to Cope (and Avoid Getting Depressed, Too)

No matter how psychologically healthy – heck, perfect – you want to believe you are, there’s a little part of you that wants to be your partner’s hero in a relationship. When he falls into a slump, you want to believe that you have the magic... Read more

The 4 Conversations You Should Never Have On a First Date

Popular blogger Lindsay Tigar returns with valuable information for your next first date. If you are thinking about revealing all about the ex, or dishing about your finances, you better read this one! Written by Lindsay Tigar If you’ve been single... Read more

The Common Denominator is … ME?

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation. But your thoughts about it.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I highlighted my hair blonde hoping it would make me happy; it didn’t. I guess blondes don’t have more fun! I dated a man for six months... Read more

Just ‘In Like’? How to Know When to Cut Bait

I don’t know why bad dates get all the attention because there’s another kind of date that’s almost as frustrating: the lukewarm date. The guy was nice. The evening was pleasant. The conversation was mildly entertaining. And of course, he wants... Read more

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15 Reasons to Date a Runner

You see them pounding the pavement or bounding down the pathway. Runners are part of our society’s landscape, jogging to stay in shape, participate in clubs, or train for competition. There are lots of reasons to admire people who devote themselves to running regularly. Let us add one more reason to the list—these people often […]

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How to Feel Good About Dating

Let’s pause for a moment, and think about how you would describe your experience of dating. What’s the emotion that the word “dating” brings up for you? What experiences, past or present do you think about? Each person brings a different perspective to dating. Yours is based on what you’ve been through, what you’re feeling […]

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How to Defend Against Five Emotional Vampires

Emotional vampires wear many different disguises–from workplace bullies to needy relatives to poor-me complainers. Intentionally or not, these people can make us feel depressed, overwhelmed, defensive, wiped out, and angry. Without effective self-defense strategies to keep them at bay, victims of emotional vampires sometimes develop unhealthy behaviors and symptoms, such as overeating, isolating, mood swings, […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Golfer

If you are a golfer yourself, you already know many of the qualities—physical, mental, emotional—that lead to greatness on the course. If you don’t golf, you may have formed impressions from TV and movies: it’s a boring game, duffers ride around in carts, angry people throw clubs into the lake, the men wear plaid pants […]

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Why Does Love Last for Some, and Not Others?

Unless you are dating just for fun — for companionship, laughs, excitement — then chances are you’ve asked yourself the question at the top of this page. If you desire an enduring, stable, fulfilling relationship, you want to know exactly what fortifies love year after year. That’s a critical question, because as we look at […]

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True or False: ‘Before You Can Be Happy with Someone Else, You Have to Be Happy by Yourself.’

Have you ever been told you haven’t found love because you need it too much? That you have to be happy by yourself first? Or have you said these things to yourself? These myths sound so plausible. It’s actually true that we can’t love others more than we love ourselves, and we need to love […]

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