Dating Issues

Asking the right dating questions is important to building a successful relationship. Get expert advice for knowing the right questions to ask on eHarmony.

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Freeing Your Heart from Anxiety: How to Overcome Dating Worries

How does one even think about going on a date if they suffer from anxiety? We took this question (and some others!) to Dr. Tamar Chansky, Ph.D., author of the new book Freeing Yourself from Anxiety, for her advice about this difficult issue.  eH: First dates can rattle anyones nerves, but if one suffers from anxiety it […]

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Life After Divorce: Avoiding a Huge Mistake

Making a good adjustment to life after divorce sounds simple: (1) Create and use a good support network to help you release the emotional impact of your divorce, (2) redefine yourself with a new life purpose, (3) set and start pursuing new goals for your health, wealth, love, and self-expression, and, if you have kids, […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues

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Bad Dating Habits to Break…Right About Now

If you find yourself reflecting on a series of dates-gone-nowhere, consider evaluating your dating habits. Here are seven common dating habits you should consider breaking (right about now!): Bad Dating Habit #1: Being too available (every single night!). You meet. He calls. You go out that very same night – and then the next night too!  While showing […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips
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The Six Best ‘Reasons’ to Back Out of a Date

You said yes — and now you want to say no. If you’re having second thoughts about the plans-for-two you just agreed to, here are a few of the best excuses/reasons for backing out of a date. You double-booked yourself. The “double-booked” excuse is one of the few that let’s you use “honoring a commitment” […]

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing

You’ve been on many dates. You laugh at each other’s jokes. You find their quirks endearing. And you’re excited to see where the relationship might lead.

Dating, Dating Issues
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Can Men Really Just Be Friends With Women?

The debate continues, as real men and women were asked this exact question. Staffers at Shape.com talked to 13 men and women of all ages and backgrounds to get their take on whether guys can really have a relationship with a girl, that doesn’t involve sex. Here’s what these folks had to say about the matter: “While […]

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What Mad Men Has Taught Us About Love

Mad Men may not seem to be the most obvious show when it comes to gleaning love lessons from television, but it certainly has a few negative object lessons for us to take to heart. Don Draper may be the coolest man on TV — Ask Men named him the most influential man in the world […]

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Torn Between Two Lovers

Like most people, you have probably endured a “dating drought.” But perhaps things have changed for the better. Maybe you’ve even experienced a romantic downpour and you are now faced with a dilemma that would’ve seemed impossible through the dry years: You must choose between two or more potential partners. Some might wish for such […]

Dating Issues, Relationship Problems

Are You a 'Dating Drainer'?

Are You a ‘Dating Drainer’?

Everyone who has spent any time in the unpredictable world of dating has experienced an occasional misfire—a promising new relationship that suddenly fizzles without an obvious explanation.

Dating, Dating Issues
Lies We Tell Ourselves About Dating

Lies We Tell Ourselves About Dating

No one enjoys being lied to, which is why singles rank “honesty” as one of the most important traits they look for in a partner.

Dating, Dating Issues