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Being single is a great chance for personal growth and development. Enjoy the single life and prepare yourself for a relationship with advice on eHarmony.

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Newly Divorced? How to Know When You’re Ready to Start Dating

One of the scariest aspects of being a divorcee is the prospect of dating again. You are no longer a “we” with emotional ties, exclusive commitments and promises. Liberating? Perhaps. Confusing and scary? Definitely. In an ideal post-divorce world, the itch to re-partner would not arise until you are actually ready to deal with it. But, the reality remains the […]

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Are Your Own Thoughts Creating a Barrier to Finding Love?

I am going to assume that if you are reading this, you consider yourself ready to find love, are struggling with dating or building a lasting relationship and wonder what might be going wrong for you. Instead of pinpointing what you might be doing wrong, I want to explore how your thoughts, attitudes and cognitive […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Police Officer

If a cop asks you out, say yes. Here’s why. 15 reasons to date a police officer: 1. Who doesn’t love a man (or woman) in uniform? 2. An officer’s job is summed up with “To serve and protect.” Your date will be looking out for the innocent and making citizens feel safe and secure. 3. You’ll be […]

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Finding Love After Loss: 7 Steps for Moving Forward

We all have “baggage.”  It comes with being human — and with having relationships. By age 18, most of us have discovered that relationships can be a source of great joy, satisfaction and meaning when our needs for love, affection and companionship are met. Or a source of heartache and sorrow when they’re not. Few things […]

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Dating Partner?

You’re looking for someone special. You’ve probably got your must-have/can’t-stand list that describes exactly what you’re looking for. Now’s a great time to take a look at yourself as well. Do you have what it takes to be a great dating partner? How “dateable” you are depends, in part, on your goals for dating. If, […]

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Six Reasons Your ‘Relationship Picker’ May Be Broken

Attraction is a concept that has been studied extensively, but even so, most people don’t know exactly why they are attracted to someone aside from basic personality or physical traits. In dating and relationships, you may look back and determine that you picked the “wrong” partner. Maybe you chose someone who looked good on paper, but was lacking […]

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How to Turn Your ‘Flirting Switch’ On

Through my research, I’ve found that there are five distinct and unique ways of flirting: Playful, Physical, Polite, Sincere, and Traditional. We are all a combination of the five styles, but we have one or two dominant flirting styles. What does this mean for your love life? A lot, it turns out. How you flirt […]

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Why Learning to Forgive is Crucial for Your Heart and Health

Did you know that unforgiveness causes you stress and can affect your health? Every time we think of those who have transgressed against us, our body responds. Blood pressure and heart rates go up. Facial muscles tense and stress hormones rise. Chronic stress may also affect the immune and cardiovascular systems. On the other hand, […]

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How to Create Your Soulmate Wish List

For the past twelve years my soulmate Brian and I have been blissfully married. But I have to admit that there were moments along the way when I doubted he would ever come. Even though I had an amazing life, wonderful friends, and a successful career, at 43 I found myself still single with no […]

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One Thing to Never Forget During Your Quest for Love

As a psychotherapist and relationship coach, I work with single adults looking for love and navigating the dating world. My clients often come to my office feeling worn out and overwhelmed by the dating process. They may contemplate giving up on dating, although they don’t want to miss out on lasting love. They may feel […]

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