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Our dating experts bring you advice for a range of dating problems. Figure out the dating scene with help from the eHarmony relationship experts.

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Dealing with Dating Burnout

Do any of the following statements ring true for you? “All the good ones are taken.” “If it’s meant to be, it’ll happen, right? I should stop looking.” “Sure, I’d accept the right partner if they came along. But they have to find me.  I’m done making an effort.” “I’m afraid love won’t happen for […]

About You, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips
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Dating Dilemmas: Who Should Make the First Move?

Since the 1960s, our roles in the dating world have shifted dramatically. These changes have been great, but they’ve also left many of us unsure about common dating etiquette and practices. The dating world isn’t so clear cut anymore. Our eH+ clients often ask us who should be the pursuer in a relationship. There are all kinds […]

About You, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women

The Biggest Dating Dos and Don’ts from Our Favorite Horror Films

If you’re prepping for a first date this Halloween, keep in mind the dating wisdom offered by these classic horror movies. 1. Dating Do: Behave yourself. It’s a general rule that good girls survive. Act accordingly. 2. Dating Don’t: Get drunk. Drunk characters end up playing the fools and victims in horror flicks. You don’t want to […]

Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Tips
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Pickup Lines for the Halloween Party

If you’re dateless for this year’s neighborhood Halloween bash, bring your best costume idea to life, prime your sweet tooth, and get ready to mingle. Dressing in wacky attire might even give you that boost of courage to try one of the ghoulish day’s cheesiest pickup lines. Pickup lines for the Halloween party: 1. I’m trying […]

Dating Tips, Pickup Lines
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Are These Subconscious Mistakes Telling Your Date You’re Not Interested?

The only time you should be hard to read is during a poker game or boardroom negotiations. Your first date is not one of those times, and yet so many of us are hard to read. Unless you’re specifically telling your date, “Hey, I like you!”, they are often left looking for subtle subconscious cues […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women
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15 Ways to Make Wise Dating Decisions

The most wonderful and long-lasting relationships are the sum of many wise decisions made over months, years, and decades. Sometimes the decision is relatively simple: “Should I accept this person’s invitation to go on a first date?” Other times the decision is far more significant: “Should I accept this marriage proposal?” Along the way, partners […]

Date Tips, Dating Tips, Important Questions, Important Questions About You
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Why Men are More Distant in Relationships

Women immerse themselves in their romantic relationships, while men place their romantic partners on an equal but distant footing, according to research from Oxford University. The study shows that, generally, women are more invested in their relationships than men and that their happiness and well-being is more dependent upon how things are going in their intimate relationships. Is this a surprise to […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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5 First Date Conversation Rules You Should Totally Break

We’ve all heard of first date rules. They forbid talk of taboo subjects like religion or politics, they instruct you to be polite, and to play it cool because god forbid we actually talk about what we want out of life and our relationships. Most of these rules were designed to keep your first date […]

Dating Tips, First Date Questions, First Dates

Chemistry: You Know You Want It, but What Is It?

Chemistry is definitely a requirement for a fulfilling relationship, but it doesn’t always transpire in the way we would like to think. Most of us have visions of being swept off of our feet by Mr./Ms. Right. We imagine there will be that initial, magical moment where our eyes lock and we lose ourselves in each […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Physical Chemistry
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Reducing the Pressure of the First Date

Whether you’re 25 and fancy free or 65 with grown children, first dates for the majority of people are pressure moments—a situation in which you have something at stake and the outcome is dependent on your performance. When pressure is your chaperone, you become overly self-conscious, anxious, a poor listener, and abrupt speaker, and poor […]

Dating Tips, Expert Advice, First Date Questions, First Dates