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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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Don’t Let This Dumb Question Wreck Your First Date

The question seems innocent enough. You’re happily chatting away with your date when your server stops at your table, delivers your pumpkin ale and Malbec and asks, “Will you be ordering food?” If you’re a guy (and I’m assuming most men pay for the first... Read more

Science Finds That Nice People Are Hot

A group of college students met on the first day of an architectural dig and were asked to rate each other’s physical attractiveness. Six weeks later, researchers asked them to re-evaluate. In this study, which was conducted by Kevin Kniffin and David... Read more

Online Dating: One Secret to Success

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success. — Elbert Hubbard I was talking to a lovely woman who works with me at eHarmony the other morning. She manages the customer... Read more

Franny Agnes Lee: Back in the Dating Mix

Franny took a little break from dating, which is highly understandable given all of her misadventures. Never one to give up, though, she and her faithful sidekick Caffeine return and get all dressed up for her latest evening out. Enjoy!   More... Read more

Is it True Love, or Just Infatuation?

It can be very hard to decipher the overwhelming feelings that come with meeting someone new. Relationship expert Aaron Kaplan breaks down the difference between love and infatuation in today’s guest blog. Written by Aaron Kaplan, YourTango It should... Read more

‘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

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The Question in Dating You Just Have to Ask — Yourself!

Let’s talk about adventure. Specifically, adventure in dating. Why? Because we all want a relationship that will go the distance, one that will endure. We want someone who will be there for us, year after year. As we wrote in our first post , there are questions you can begin asking now that will help […]

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Why You Can’t Afford the Luxury of Negative Thinking When it Comes to Love

Do you find that you keep having the same painful experiences when it comes to love and relationships? Perhaps you often tell yourself things like, “I’m never lucky in love,” or “They lose interest in me once they get to know me.” If so, you may be experiencing a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy, one that […]

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The Biggest Dating Dos and Don’ts from Our Favorite Horror Films

If you’re prepping for a first date this Halloween, keep in mind the dating wisdom offered by these classic horror movies. 1. Dating Do: Behave yourself. It’s a general rule that good girls survive. Act accordingly. 2. Dating Don’t: Get drunk. Drunk characters end up playing the fools and victims in horror flicks. You don’t want to […]

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Josh Turner Talks ‘Man Stuff’ and Marriage

Josh Turner is best known as a double-platinum selling country artist, famous for songs like “Time Is Love,” “Your Man,” and “Firecracker,” and also one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry. But along the road to building his career as an MCA Nashville recording artist, the devoted Christian examined his life and how […]

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15 Ways to Deal with Mixed Signals

It’s one of the most common complaints in the dating landscape: dealing with mixed signals from a potential partner. Your date was fantastic and he said he’d call soon—but didn’t. Or maybe your growing relationship suddenly went cold when she started acting distant. Or perhaps the other person made an out-of-the-blue comment that caused you […]

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12 Ways to Attract The Perfect Partner

If you don’t yet have that special relationship in your life and you deeply want it, try the steps below and see what happens. 1. Write out all your negative feelings about your past relationship(s), then rip the paper into tiny pieces and let the wind carry all those old, stale memories away. 2. Find a […]

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