About You

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

reasons to date a dog groomer

15 Reasons to Date a Dog Groomer

If you find yourself taking your dog to the groomer more often than you need to, maybe you need to finally work up the nerve to ask her out for dinner. Here are 15 reasons to date a dog groomer: 1. You’ll know your date is a dog person… 2. …and probably won’t hate your dog. Or […]

About You, Dating Tips
TerryCrews_4867

Terry Crews: How to Be a Better Man in Love and Marriage

Terry Crews is on a serious roll these days! He is starring in FOX’s hit comedy, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine;” has several films in the can including “The Expendables 3,” “Aztec Warrior” and “Reach Me;” and he is the new host of “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire.” Life wasn’t always this first-rate for the former NFL […]

About You, What I've Learned About Love

dating advice

5 Reasons to ‘Date’ Yourself

Imagine knowing yourself on a deeper, more gratifying, less judgmental level. Imagine being able to describe yourself to others while being empowered by your strengths and experiences and not cringing at the thought of your weaknesses and struggles. Imagine taking care of yourself, owning your needs and treating yourself with the love and nurturance you […]

About You, Being Single, Dating, Dating Advice
gratitude

How Gratitude Can Change Your Love Life

Gratitude is magical. It has the power to transform your love life. When your heart is open, you have more meaningful connections with dates and partners, you think positively and feel good about yourself, and enjoy the ups and downs of your love life more. Opening your heart to gratitude lets you come from a […]

About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit

ways to be content

14 Ways to Experience Contentment Today

Lots of people and organizations offer the “secret” to lasting contentment. And why not? This is a quality everyone desires but few seem to achieve. Consider the possibility there’s no secret—no surefire formula or magic elixir—needed to experience contentment, but rather simple shifts in attitude and action that anyone can implement. This doesn’t mean that […]

About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
dating as a single parent

15 Ways to Date Successfully as a Single Parent

Everyone knows that dating is complicated under the best of circumstances. Add children into the picture, and things can get doubly complicated. But complications need not keep a single parent from dating … and dating successfully. Careful planning and wise decision-making can lead to an enjoyable dating life—and who knows, maybe even the partner you’ve been […]

About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips

how to practice self love

How to Create Happiness Regardless of Your Relationship Status

During the difficult moments in your life, you might find yourself desperate for the love and approval of others. You might find yourself looking for praise, support, and attention externally – relying on others (family, friends, partners, etc.) to make you feel better about yourself and your circumstances. Whether you are single or in a relationship, problems are […]

About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
ability to let go of others

How to Let Go of Others (When You Really Want to Hold on Tighter!)

When friends and family members are going through a rough time, often our immediate reaction is to try to resolve the situation for them. To ease their pain. To make life better. If a romantic relationship isn’t going the way we want, a common reaction is to cling harder, trying to convince the other person […]

About You, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationship Advice, Relationships

is red a turn on

Ladies, Want More Online Dates? Try a Red Background

The color red is commonly acknowledged as being linked with passion and sexuality. Eve’s red apple is a symbol of seduction. Valentine cards, symbolizing romantic love, are often red. In films, from Marilyn Monroe in ‘Niagara’ to ‘The Woman in Red’, to Jessica Rabbit, iconic in her slinky red dress, beautiful women (and rabbits) wear red. […]

About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Physical Chemistry, Sex, Using eHarmony
how to tell a friend you dont like their boyfriend

To Tell or Not to Tell a Friend: ‘I Don’t Like Your Partner’

A delicate, yet unfortunately common dilemma involves what to do when you don’t like a friend’s boyfriend or girlfriend. Many can relate to the internal battle between keeping your mouth shut or speaking your opinion. This is a difficult topic because emotions are involved and there is no clear-cut right or wrong answer. Naturally, there […]

About You, Expert Advice, Important Questions About You