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8 Dumb Things Daters Do

Who hasn’t tossed and turned in bed the night before a big date trying to account for all the things that could go wrong? Your usually reliable car might refuse to start, you might hit traffic and miss your dinner reservations, or you might not notice...

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Meet the New eharmony Logo

History is a funny thing. Seventeen years ago today we showed up to the online dating party. And we were one of the first to show up (but we were fashionably early). That’s when we first started making lifelong relationships happen. And the rest was history,...

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15 Reasons You Should Date a Kayaker

Few scenes are as serene as watching a kayaker glide across a lake. And few scenes are as exhilarating as watching a kayaker navigate roaring rapids. Along with the passion and skill kayakers bring to their sport, they have many qualities that carry over...

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Here's How to Know If Your Relationship is Equal - And What To Do

Consider your relationship (or your most recent one): have you ever stopped to ask yourself if your relationship is equal? And if it’s not, how much that matters to you? Though there are many layers to the fabric of emotional intimacy, when two partners...

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Run Away Now: How to Spot a Self-Centered Man, Instantly

Near the top of everyone’s list of turn-offs in a prospective partner —or even a casual date—is excessive self-absorption. No one enjoys feeling their only role is to smile and nod in amazement at someone else’s incredible life, or to constantly...

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3 Super Awkward Dating Moments (and How to Handle Them!)

Awkward moments aren’t so awkward if you expect them, or decide in advance how to handle them. Life is all about being prepared! There are a few situations you may incur in dating that can make for extremely uncomfortable moments. First, however, let’s...

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Checklist: Appearance Aside, How Attractive Are You?

When you hear the word “attractive,” the first thing that probably comes to mind is physical attractiveness. While how a person looks is important to some, it is not the most important characteristics for many others. Having counseled countless couples...

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9 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Dating Life

If you’re not thrilled about your dating prospects lately, it’s easy to blame everyone and everything else: You’re not meeting enough people. Or the people you’re meeting are liars, losers, and flakes. Or perhaps you’re disgusted with the state...

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You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

Lately I’ve been on a bravery kick. I’ve been taking myself on dates—going to dinner or lunch by myself, or taking myself to the movies alone. Sometimes, I’ll wander around an antique store, or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Farmer’s Market....

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3 Signs Your Date is too Intense (to Start a Good Relationship Now, at Least)

There is a definite spectrum of normal behavior when it comes to dating. If you get lucky, you will find yourself on a date with someone who is polite, reliable, and overall good company. It's the other end of the spectrum that you have to worry about....

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