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Why Forgiveness is so Critical in Every Relationship

No one wins when pain is left unresolved. Here's how to get on the road to forgiveness...

How Hard Should You Be Working to Find Love?

Should you focus all of your energies on love…or take a more passive stance?

How to Create Miracles in All of Your Relationships

Improve every relationship you have by taking courageous steps…

15 Reasons to Date a Makeup Artist

Makeup artists may spend their days with beautiful people, but that shouldn’t intimidate you into rejecting a dinner offer.



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How to Convey Confidence – Even When You Don’t Feel It

Therapists often talk about the importance of being “authentic,” or true to yourself and how you really feel. As a psychologist who specializes in relationships, I completely agree – except when we’re talking about confidence. If you’re not a confident... Read more

Can a Marriage Survive Adultery?

Today’s guest blog comes from psychologist Dr. Alicia H. Clark, who brings a little hope and lightness to a very difficult subject. Through her experiences with many couples, she feels the answer to the title of this article is — yes.... Read more

Dating Rules: Selling Yourself vs. Being Yourself

Dating guides frequently give strict rules about how to behave around prospective partners. There are dictates about who should pick the restaurant and pay the check, how far in advance the date should be requested, and how long to wait before sending... Read more

Could You be Oversharing on Your Dates? Insights from Sarah, the eH+ Matchmaker

Today’s blog is from Sarah, the matchmaker for eHarmony’s new service, eH+.  The new service gives you the benefit of a personal matchmaker who picks your matches and guides you to success. It’s eHarmony’s matching + premium professional matchmaking.... Read more

Life Lessons: Think Twice Before You Speak (or Text!)

“Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.”  Napoleon Hill I got a call last week from someone looking for some advice and perspective. She saw a text... Read more

How to Stay Hopeful, Even When it’s Really, Really Hard

We all know dating can be disappointing. Yet there’s a big difference between feeling bummed about a great first date who never contacts you again and taking that short mental taxi ride to hopelessness territory. One reaction passes within a few hours,... Read more

Franny Agnes Lee’s Latest Misfortunate Blind Date: An IRS Auditor!

First, she met a guy with a strange obsession for turtles. Last month, she encountered an actual leprechaun. I am always anxious to see who Franny Agnes Lee will be paired up with next — and this episode does not disappoint! I wish Franny would... Read more

Let it Come Naturally or Treat it Like a Job? How Hard You Should Work for Love

Last month, I attended an event where I read from It’s Not You, my book about navigating life as a single adult, when an audience member asked an interesting question. I had said I didn’t think a romantic relationship was something you could pointedly... Read more

From Stress to Serenity: 7 Ways to Ease Your Anxieties

Today’s guest blog comes from author and YourTango relationship expert Ms. Moreah Vestan, who shares some excellent ways to get yourself out of stressful moments. I really like the idea of 10 minute hourly breaks – set on a timer! It is sort... Read more

Introducing Sarah, the eH+ Matchmaker

eHarmony’s new service, eH+ gives you the benefit of a personal matchmaker who picks your matches and guides you to success. What exactly is eH+, you ask? It’s eHarmony’s matching + premium professional matchmaking. We’re taking the best... Read more

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15 reasons to date a cyclist

15 Reasons to Date a Cyclist

If the cute guy who just asked you out spends his weekends on a bike, don’t hesitate to say yes. Here are 15 reasons to date a cyclist: 1. Two words: bicycle shorts. 2. It’s science: Cyclists are hot. A recent study found that cyclists who excelled in the Tour de France are perceived as more attractive […]

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How to Create Miracles in All of Your Relationships

Relationships can be our greatest teachers. We can find learning opportunities in all our relationships—whether family, friends or lovers. Rather than stress over challenging relationships, we can shift our perspective. Intimate connections offer us a glimpse into the darker sides of our personality that we may not always want to see. For instance, if you […]

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15 reasons to date a makeup artist

15 Reasons to Date a Makeup Artist

Makeup artists might spend their days with beautiful people, but that shouldn’t intimidate you into rejecting a dinner offer. Here are 15 reasons to date a makeup artist: 1. If you’ve got a pimple, bruise or hickey, your date will have your back — and concealer. 2. Makeup artists see the beauty in people and enhance their […]

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Filmmaker Ken Burns: What I’ve Learned About History, Love and Myself

One of the qualities that has made Ken Burns into a multi-Emmy Award-winning documentarian is his fascination with stories about people and events, and the fact that he doesn’t limit himself when it comes to picking the subject matter for his films. Rather than focusing on topics that he knows, he prefers to delve into […]

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15 reasons to date a fashion designer

15 Reasons to Date a Fashion Designer

Sure, they might have better style than you. But that shouldn’t discourage you from saying yes to dinner and a movie. Here are 15 reasons to date a fashion designer: 1. Your date will notice your new shoes. (He’ll understand your closet-space complaints, too.) 2. Remember when your ex showed up for dinner at your ‘rents in a […]

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15 Ways to Get Your Date to Open Up

Here’s how the dating progression is supposed to go: (1) You meet someone you find intriguing and (2) you get to know each other. Step number one usually feels like the hard part, while getting acquainted comes more naturally. But not always. For some people, dropping their guard long enough to let you in takes a […]

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