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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.

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
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No Partner? How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Most of us associate Valentine’s Day with romantic love, often making February 14th a difficult day for those who are unpartnered. Unfortunately, for some the holiday is a reminder of past hurts, grief, and rejection. It’s time to focus on the present and take a new perspective on Valentine’s Day. Here are some tips for […]

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About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
first impressions

7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

The first impression you make endures forever. And if you make a poor first impression you may never have a chance to make another one. Whether you are dating, applying for a job, or seeing a new potential customer, you can always improve in this area and make not just a good but a great […]

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About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, First Dates
finding love tips

If You Believe These 5 Things, You’re Ready for Love

It’s all about letting go of the past … 1. You are no longer afraid of getting your heart broken. You have reached a stage in your life where finding or going after true love is far more valuable than the obstacles (read heart breaks) on the way. Your focus is clear and straight – […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
intentions of creating love

5 Steps to Setting an ‘Outrageous’ Intention for Love in 2015

Today I’m going to share five tips that can make an enormous difference in helping you to attract your “One” this year. You see, my own personal success in manifesting a great love happened when I set what I affectionately call an “outrageous intention” to be engaged by my 42nd birthday. It was outrageous because […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
be the right person

How to Be (Not Find) the Right Person

My childhood fairy tale was to grow up, fall in love, then get married and live happily ever after.  I believed there was that perfect someone out there just for me, and I just needed to find her to make my fairy tale come true. Alas, as I grew up, I realized that my “happily […]

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About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
dealwithabreakup

Dangerous Liaisons: How 2 Simple Requirements Will Guard Against Abusers

Have you been told you’re too picky? Those were the words that resulted in a thousand chocolate-bar wrappers when I was searching for a mate. Some told me I would never find what I wanted; I needed to settle, or I’d be single forever. Yet in my experience, most people’s standards aren’t too high; they’re too low. […]

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About You, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Expert Advice
15 reasons to date an avid reader

15 Reasons to Date an Avid Reader

The saying goes that you can’t judge a book by its cover. But can you judge a potential love by his or her passion for reading books? These days, some people regard reading books as a quaint, old-fashioned activity; others see it as an indispensible exercise of intellect and imagination. Wherever you stand, you should […]

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About You, Dating Tips
new years 2015

15 Ways to Learn from the Previous Year

When the calendar turns from one year to the next, it’s an opportunity to pause and reflect on what happened during the previous twelve months that can guide you toward future success. If you’re eager for more fulfillment—in love and life—consider these ways to gain wisdom from the previous year: 1. Engage in healthy introspection. […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit, Seasonal
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6 Steps for Dealing with the Ghosts of Holidays Past

The holidays trigger many thoughts and emotions. Hopefully, they are pleasant reminiscences filled with happy feelings. Unfortunately, for some the memories are of experiences that brought disappointment and sadness. Holidays can be a painful reminder of unhappy family times and unmet needs. Most of us have unpleasant memories from our past. However, having those memories […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit, Seasonal