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Why You Shouldn’t Brood About the One Who Got Away

It always hurts when someone breaks up with us, even if it happens after a single date. The more we perceived the person as being ‘right’ for us, the more we pictured ourselves with them, the more we allowed our expectations to build, the greater our heartache and disappointment can be. It’s natural to reflect […]

Breaking Up, Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
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Seven Tips for Dating a Single Parent

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 there were close to 12 million single-family households in America. Given these statistics, if you are a single adult, it would not be surprising that you find yourself attracted to someone who has children. As you read through these suggestions, remember that children come in all ages and some […]

Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Important Questions, Relationship Tips

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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 […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Senior Dating
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Why Saying ‘No Thanks’ to Certain Dating Advice May Save Your Love Life

You’ve met a new guy you really like. You’ve gone on a second date and you’re pretty excited about him. You call your girlfriend who has been receiving ongoing reports since you first connected with him online. She knows everything that’s actually transpired between you as well as what’s been going on in your mind […]

About You, Dating Advice, Dating Tips For Women, Senior Dating

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Eight Valuable Love Lessons For Us All

It would be nice if life’s most important lessons came wrapped in a neat package and delivered to your front door. Unfortunately, many of the most essential lessons about life and love come the hard way—through disappointments, setbacks, and failures. Beginning in 1986, Dr. Terri Orbuch tracked the lives of 373 married couples and found […]

About You, Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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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 […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Expert Advice

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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, […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Advice
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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 […]

About You, Being Single, Communication, Dating Advice, Sex

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The Most Successful Online Dating Profile Photos Revealed

What matters more than anything when it comes to your online dating profile? One word: Photos. Photos can drastically increase your chances of getting more communication and dates. Or not. In fact, profiles with photos are nine times more likely to get communication. Use your photos as a primary tool to express who you are, what you love […]

Dating Advice, Dating Photos, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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15 Reasons to Date a Bartender

If the cute bartender at your local watering hole has asked for your number, don’t be scared of saying yes to a date when he or she finally calls. (Not all bartenders are players. We promise.) Here are 15 reasons to date a bartender: 1. Free drinks. 2. Matt Damon did. He met his wife, Luciana Barroso, […]

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