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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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Single Gal Lindsay Tigar: ‘How I Survived a Couples Weekend’

Of all the places I’d like to spend my Saturday and Sunday, a scenic, romantic, quintessential rustic, sexy mountain getaway isn’t at the top of my list. Especially when that weekend happens to be the ‘Romantic Couple’s’-themed weekend. But as a woman who never backs down from a challenge, when Mohonk Mountain House in New […]

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About You, Being Single
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A Holiday Gift Guide for You!

While you’re busy checking your beloved friends and family off your holiday shopping list, you might be a little disappointed as you walk by the men’s section and don’t have a partner to buy for. The holiday season while merry and bright, is often a time when you’re reminded of your lack of relationship status. […]

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About You, Being Single, Seasonal
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‘Is He Really into Me?’ 3 Ways to Tell

“He loves me, he loves me not.” Do you remember playing this game when you were young? Think of all the daisies that had their petals torn off by girls (like myself) asking this all-important question. It’s a haunting refrain that is continually asked by women of every age — “How do you know if […]

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About You, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women, Important Questions
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How to Survive Holiday Dating

Baby it’s cold outside! The holidays are here and the desire to couple up now is at an all-time high. After all it’s ‘cuffing’ season. As one who coaches singles on finding love online and as the proud dating coach of this adorable couple who just got married (who met on eHarmony), I can tell […]

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About You, Being Single, Date Tips, Dating Advice
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15 Ways to Overcome Hang-ups that Impede Lasting Love

Let’s start by agreeing that every person on earth has a hang-up or two. These are issues the dictionary defines as “a preoccupation, fixation, or psychological block; an impediment.” That last word should concern anyone who is single, since hang-ups can impede your search for love. These issues tend to be more complex and deeper […]

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About You, Being Single, Date Tips
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5 Keys to Creating Relationship Respect

If there is one common theme in almost every female singer’s repertoire it is a ballad or anthem about being treated with respect. We are empowered by the music and the passion of the words, we are determined to be that woman who has equality at home. But do we actively seek and expect equality […]

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About You, Being Single, Expert Advice, First Dates
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How to Move On After Being Rejected

There is nothing worse than being excited about connecting with someone just to get a dial tone, a voicemail, or no call back. We ALL know what it’s like to experience rejection and I have NEVER heard someone say, “I just love the idea of being rejected.” Rejection is rough. It is also a gift. […]

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About You, Breaking Up
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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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About You, Communication, Mind, Body And Spirit