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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.

15 reasons to date a martial artist

15 Reasons to Date a Martial Artist

The martial arts have been around for centuries and are thriving more than ever. Some people are drawn to the spectacle of televised mixed martial arts (MMA), with its bone-crushing grudge matches. But the majority of martial arts emphasize self-defense, physical dexterity, mental focus, and the connection between mind, body, and spirit. From taekwondo to […]

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About You, Date Tips, Dating Tips
elf will ferrell

15 Reasons to Date One of Santa’s Elves

If a short man with pointy shoes who smells like candy canes asks you out this holiday season, don’t be put off by his enthusiasm for twinkling lights. Give him a chance. Here are 15 reasons to date one of santa’s elves: 1. No more fighting over conflicting holiday plans. You already know your significant […]

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About You, Seasonal
Give up.

‘Would My Deceased Spouse Be Okay with Me Dating?’

There is one fact with which I must begin any article about the afterlife, and it is that we do not know all the answers. Having said that, we do have a great deal of evidence about spirits, spirit communication, and the spirit world from which we can draw persuasive conclusions. And it is this […]

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About You, Important Questions, Mind, Body And Spirit
how to cultivate gratitude

15 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

Given the choice, nearly everyone would want to be known as a grateful person rather than an ungrateful one. After all, the most attractive people are those whose attitude is saturated by thankfulness. Several large-scale research studies have shown that grateful people live longer, sleep better, enjoy more career success, and have richer relationships. But it’s […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
unlovable and love myths

Tackling the Biggest Dating Myth: ‘I’m Unlovable’

“I’m unlovable.” How many times have you heard someone say that? Or, “I don’t really need anyone but me,” or, “My partners always suffocate me.” In many cases, these assertions are personal myths—stories people tell themselves that aren’t based on fact, but on perceptions dictated by their attachment style. To uncover your own personal mythology, […]

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About You, Being Single, Expert Advice
self esteem and relationships

5 Ways to Lessen that Relationship Baggage (and Improve Self-Esteem)

Your relationships with others mirror your relationship with yourself. The way you feel about yourself directly influences the quality of your relationships with others, as well as your behaviors and roles. With a healthy view of yourself that includes self-acceptance, self-love, forgiveness, and insight, dating and relationships will feel easier, more satisfying, and more loving. […]

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About You, Being Single, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
tips for a great thanksgiving

15 Ways to Make This Your Best Thanksgiving Ever

The beauty of Thanksgiving is that it gives us a chance to push the pause button on our busy lives and reflect on the blessings we have, the people we love, and the freedoms we enjoy. Since you have reached adulthood, you’ve got many Thanksgiving holidays in your history. Most were probably delightful, perhaps some […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit, Seasonal
Twenty Seconds of Courage

Twenty Seconds of Courage

The recent movie ‘We Bought a Zoo’ is an adaptation of the true story of Benjamin Mee and his children.

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About You, Dating Advice
how to find good love

6 Ways to Eliminate Toxic Love and Attract Healthy Love

If you’re tired of doing all the right things yet still end up with emotional manipulators or moody, toxic partners who are unable to love, you need to make happiness a priority and choose to learn to love in a different way. Below are six key concepts you need to attract healthy love and eliminate […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Expert Advice, Important Questions
how to spot a liar

15 Ways to See Through Lies

When it comes to matters of life and love, we all want to believe the best about others. And in fact, most people are genuinely caring and conscientious. But it’s also a fact that plenty of people deceive and lie … and even good people lie sometimes to avoid conflict or embarrassment. Although you don’t need […]

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