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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 Paying Attention to the ‘Godwinks’?

While walking to a workout class, busily talking to my mom about my latest dating flop, she kindly reminded me that when the time is right, when the stars align, when the right person comes along, it won’t be so difficult to fall in love. She’s a big believer in the way the universe twists […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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How to Say No to Narcissists and Takers

Does this sound familiar? A friend I’ll call “Ed” kept pushing me to contribute to my school’s alumni fund. The more he called me, the more stubborn I felt that my answer was, “No.” I felt that not only did I lack the money necessary to contribute in order to make a true difference, but […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Important Questions, Mind, Body And Spirit
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7 Ways to Connect with Your Date

Have you ever struggled to connect on a date? Or felt absolutely nothing sitting across the table from a potential partner? Or have you ever felt a strong connection to someone and believed you were going to get another date, but the feeling was not mutual? Do you have a sense of what was missing […]

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About You, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
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Stop Trying to Find Yourself, and Be Yourself

In this fast-paced, high-tech world we often feel lost, confused, and absent of meaningful connections to self and others. We’re becoming numb, deflated to the negative behavior of the housewives of stupidity and the fantasy images too often portraying our gender. Our lives spin like a revolving door and we certainly don’t have a year […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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10 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse

If you’ve never been involved with a cunning, pathological lying, narcissistic, abusive partner, you may not know what you’re dealing with. When you date an abusive personality, you may buy into his charm, braggadocio, and phony façade while downplaying his inconsiderate and questionable behavior. Or you mistrust your instincts that your boyfriend or husband is […]

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About You, Communication, Dating Issues, Relationship Problems, Relationships
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What You Hold On To, Holds On To You

I became an incomplete paraplegic at the age of 22, because of a road accident. Running was the thing I loved to do most in life and it was taken away from me in a split second without warning or consultation. Meeting the man who put me in a wheelchair was not going to be […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
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15 Ways to Interact in a Crowd — When You Hate Crowds

If you are in a relationship—or want to be—you’re sure to find yourself in a crowd of new people at some point. A friend might drag you to a singles’ mixer, your roommate might host a party with guests you don’t know, or your new partner might bring you to a family gathering. You may […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
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How to Give Yourself Some Love Advice

One thing we can all agree on: In the world we live in, there is no shortage of information, input, and advice … and no shortage of people dispensing it. An abundance of relationship experts and love gurus offer tips and rules for successfully pursuing romance. Some of this advice is very helpful; some, not […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
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15 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

You’ve heard it said that we are creatures of habit. That’s not necessarily bad, if your habits help you to be effective at work, in health, and in relationships. But often our habits and routines keep us stuck in the proverbial “comfort zone.” The term refers to doing things the same way all the time, choosing […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
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6 Essential Tips for Managing Your Chronic Stress

Were you aware that chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of health issues?  Heart disease, cancer, stroke, lower respiratory disease, and accidents. Chronic stress can affect your brain, raise your blood pressure, and reduces your immunity and ability to heal. At least 75% of doctor office visits are for stress-related complaints stemming […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit