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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.

why women like bad boys

Why Women Love Jerks, & Why You Should Be a Nice Guy Anyway

Do women truly prefer jerks — men who treat them rudely, who act like they could take ‘em or leave ‘em, or who actually do take them…then leave them? If it weren’t for the stories and letters, I’d have to wonder; I myself prefer good, true, honest, loving, kind, faithful men—most especially the nice guy […]

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Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men
first date tips

15 Ways to Send Positive Signals to a Potential Partner

You’ve finally met someone you’re interested in. But maybe you’re feeling shy. Maybe you are reluctant to make a move. Maybe you’re concerned about coming on too strong. Not to worry. Here are subtle yet strategic ways to convey your interest. Read this list before your next date, just as a little reminder! 1. Smile. It sounds so […]

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About You, Dating Tips, First Dates
dating advice re someones past and future

Love’s Crystal Ball: How to Keep Their Past from Ruining Your Future

A central task each of us faces when choosing a partner is loving ourselves. And as science would have it, a crucial aspect of loving ourselves is setting boundaries for whom we’ll let in our lives — and who gets shut out. A big shut-out?  Anyone whose past might ruin your future. I have lost track […]

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Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
emotional health

15 Ways to Assess a Potential Partner’s Emotional Health

Psychologists point out that the relationship between two people can be no healthier than the emotional health of the least healthy person. To put this in a positive context: Fabulous and lasting relationships happen when two emotionally healthy individuals get together and invest the energy to build something wonderful together. Further, researchers have found that […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Mind, Body And Spirit
first impressions

7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

The first impression you make endures forever. And if you make a poor first impression you may never have a chance to make another one. Whether you are dating, applying for a job, or seeing a new potential customer, you can always improve in this area and make not just a good but a great […]

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About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, First Dates
finding love tips

If You Believe These 5 Things, You’re Ready for Love

It’s all about letting go of the past … 1. You are no longer afraid of getting your heart broken. You have reached a stage in your life where finding or going after true love is far more valuable than the obstacles (read heart breaks) on the way. Your focus is clear and straight – […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
winter date ideas

6 Dating Ideas for a Snowstorm

Are you about to be snowbound? People are panicking and filling up their pantries with food and water for a big blizzard. #Snowmageddon is heading to the east coast with record anticipated snowfall from New York to Boston. Before mass transit ceases to a halt, singles that filled their date cards are probably wondering whether […]

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Date Tips, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
guys paying for dinner dates advice

Why Guys Should Pay for Dinner

“Really, that’s just not fair. I always pay my share the first time I meet a man.” ‘Janine’ said this after I suggested waiting for the man to pay for dates, and then paying her part only if he indicated he wanted her to. And not dating him again if indeed, that’s what he wanted. It’s […]

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Date Tips, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women, Expert Advice
firstdatetips

Undecided After the First Date? 5 Things to Consider

You met someone for coffee. Your date didn’t make you run screaming from The Coffee Bean, but he or she didn’t totally wow you, either. Perhaps you spent the evening a bit bored. Or put off by the way she laughed. Or you couldn’t stop wondering if he’d look better without that mustache. Should you give […]

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Dating Tips, First Date Questions, First Dates
good boyfriend material or not

5 Signs Your Boyfriend Will Make a Good Husband (or Not!)

When relationships start out, it’s easy to fall head over heels right away, thinking maybe he’s “the one.” This phase, however, is not the ideal time to start planning a future together — especially because you’re only seeing the very best version of your partner. If you allow yourself to get blinded by this fantasy, […]

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Date Tips, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women