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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.

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Are You Attracted to the Wrong Type?

Ever wonder why some men and women repeatedly fall for people ill-suited for them? Here are four possibilities.

About You, Important Questions, Important Questions About You
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4 Ways to Heal Yourself from Exhaustion

It’s a sad state of affairs that the average modern woman feels completely exhausted most of the time. The great irony is being in that exhausted space, the LAST thing you have time to do (or truthfully want to do) is take care of yourself. And I’m not just talking about doing chores like paying […]

About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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15 Ways to Move From Hurt to Healing

Everyone on planet earth has endured some of life’s hurts and heartaches. And chances are that the longer we’ve lived, the more emotional scars we have to show. Hurts come in a variety of ways: a broken relationship, betrayal, job loss, or death of a loved one. Being single, of course, brings its own hurts […]

About You, Communication, Mind, Body And Spirit
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4 Tips for Conscious Dating: How to Go from Dating to a Relationship

Dating is a dance of harmony and attraction. Being attracted to someone physically is a subjective matter. While matching your desired criteria has become electronically possible through computer software, it certainly does not guarantee you a harmonious relationship. That part is up to you. In my own life, and in my work with others, I […]

About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
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15 Reasons to Date a Star Wars Fan

Now, it goes without saying that ‘Star Wars’ is woven into our cultural fabric. Few people alive today don’t know of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, and Princess Leia. Since the first film premiered in 1977, this series has become a worldwide phenomenon. With ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ soaring into theaters Dec.18, we thought it […]

About You, Mind, Body And Spirit, Seasonal
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15 Ways to Know if Someone is Good-Hearted

Near the top of every list describing what anyone wants in a partner is this: Someone with a good heart. That’s because the most beautiful people have a kind and generous spirit that radiates to those around them. We can’t resist someone who is consistently gentle, compassionate, and accepting. Since none of us has the ability […]

About You, Being Single, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit

20 Things to be Thankful For

‘Tis the season to be thankful. Not sure where to begin? Here are 20 things to appreciate this year.

About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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Dealing with Dating Burnout

Do any of the following statements ring true for you? “All the good ones are taken.” “If it’s meant to be, it’ll happen, right? I should stop looking.” “Sure, I’d accept the right partner if they came along. But they have to find me.  I’m done making an effort.” “I’m afraid love won’t happen for […]

About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
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Dating Dilemmas: Who Should Make the First Move?

Since the 1960s, our roles in the dating world have shifted dramatically. These changes have been great, but they’ve also left many of us unsure about common dating etiquette and practices. The dating world isn’t so clear cut anymore. Our eH+ clients often ask us who should be the pursuer in a relationship. There are all kinds […]

About You, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women
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The Secret to Making a Lasting Change is…

Every January 1st, people all over the world pledge to get in shape. They get excited about making a change. They create a detailed plan for how they will reach their fitness goals within weeks or a few short months. They buy a gym membership and utilize it frequently at first.  A concerted effort is made to reach these goals. Unfortunately, it […]

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