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For singles, personal growth is an important part of dating and building relationships. eHarmony brings you expert advice for your personal development.

15 reasons to date a tennis player

15 Reasons to Date a Tennis Player

A popular T-shirt worn by tennis players says, “You’ve Met Your Match.” This is definitely true, as this particular athlete could be a great fit for you. That’s because they have certain skills and qualities that make for exceptional romantic partners. 1. Tennis players know it takes both skills and passion to win. That’s a winning combination for romance. […]

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About You, Date Tips, Dating Tips
ways to be desirable

15 Ways to Be the Kind of Person Other People Want to Date

You may want more dates … or you may want better dates. You probably want dates with people who have the potential to be the love of your life. Whatever the case, it’s wise to pause and ask if you’re doing all you can to attract the best. To be sure you’re the kind of person other […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Advice
how to have luck in love

5 Ways to Bring More Luck to Your Love Life

You’ve been there: after a not-so-great date, you’re venting to one of your coupled-up friends, expressing your frustration and practically begging for an answer to when your luck in love will turn around. After some calm words of reassurance and promises of a happily-ever-after that’s frankly a little difficult for you to imagine, you snap […]

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About You, Being Single, Date Tips, Dating Advice
15 reasons to date an irish person

15 Reasons to Date An Irish Person

Ah, the luck of the Irish! Contrary to popular belief, they do not all have red hair, fiery tempers, consume gallons of ale, and believe in leprechauns. Yet Irish men and women do have distinctive traits and qualities to be admired. To know why you should consider dating an Irish person, start with these reasons: 1. They’re […]

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About You, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women
15 reasons to date a firstborn

15 Reasons to Date a Firstborn

The study of how birth order affects personality began with the pioneering psychologist Alfred Adler (1870-1937), who theorized that a person’s temperament and tendencies are significantly shaped by his place in the sibling group. Research over the past century has confirmed just how much birth order influences education, career choice, earning potential, and many other […]

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About You, Dating Tips
protecting your heart

Protecting Your Heart: Balancing Control with Surrender

There are many things in our lives over which we have no control. We can try to protect ourselves all day long, but in the end we are still powerless to prevent the setbacks we all suffer as a part of life. So we must learn to surrender to that which is bigger than us. […]

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About You, Being Single, Important Questions About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
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Why Forgiveness is Necessary When it Comes to Love

We’ve all heard the saying “forgive and forget,” but how many of us truly know what this means or how to do it? Forgiveness involves engaging with a complex series of emotions – anger, pain, frustration, and fear – which most of us try to avoid. Unfortunately, we can’t escape these feelings in life, at […]

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About You, Breaking Up, Communication, Dating Issues, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
how to be happy

Why the Time for Pleasure is Now

Pessimism can be a bad habit. So can negative thinking or self-talk. And trust me, that’s all they are—habits of thought that can be broken. You may have grown up in a family that had a propensity toward depression and chose to identify with it, saying, “That’s just how we are in this family.” I […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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Cesar Millan: How I Embraced Uncertainty and Found Love Again

Cesar Millan has been through a lot of life changes over the past few years. He got a divorce, found new love, and took ownership of his TV shows and affiliated businesses — and the best part is he isn’t shy about talking about his experiences in order to help others. One such way he is […]

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About You, eHarmony Feature, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationships, What I've Learned About Love
first date tips

15 Ways to Send Positive Signals to a Potential Partner

You’ve finally met someone you’re interested in. But maybe you’re feeling shy. Maybe you are reluctant to make a move. Maybe you’re concerned about coming on too strong. Not to worry. Here are subtle yet strategic ways to convey your interest. Read this list before your next date, just as a little reminder! 1. Smile. It sounds so […]

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About You, Dating Tips, First Dates