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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.

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 […]

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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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 […]

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, […]

Date Tips, Dating Tips, Dating Tips For Women
15 reasons to date an avid reader

15 Reasons to Date an Avid Reader

The saying goes that you can’t judge a book by its cover. But can you judge a potential love by his or her passion for reading books? These days, some people regard reading books as a quaint, old-fashioned activity; others see it as an indispensible exercise of intellect and imagination. Wherever you stand, you should […]

About You, Dating Tips

Ten Things to Never Text to Your Ex

Maybe you need to ask your ex something. Maybe she still has your stuff. Maybe his dad is ill and you want to check in. Before you text an ex, try to honor a month-long “no contact rule” first. When you do send that first text, accept that you may not get a response — or […]

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15 reasons to date a martial artist

15 Reasons to Date a Martial Artist

The martial arts have been around for centuries and are thriving more than ever. Some people are drawn to the spectacle of televised mixed martial arts (MMA), with its bone-crushing grudge matches. But the majority of martial arts emphasize self-defense, physical dexterity, mental focus, and the connection between mind, body, and spirit. From taekwondo to […]

About You, Date Tips, Dating Tips
how to know if you are exclusive

17 Ways to Tell if You’re Exclusive

So you’ve been dating one special person for a few months now, but haven’t had the courage to have “the talk” about exclusivity. While some people make their intentions known and agree to becoming exclusive at a certain point, others go with the flow with the hope that they’ll become his or her one and […]

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how to spot a liar

15 Ways to See Through Lies

When it comes to matters of life and love, we all want to believe the best about others. And in fact, most people are genuinely caring and conscientious. But it’s also a fact that plenty of people deceive and lie … and even good people lie sometimes to avoid conflict or embarrassment. Although you don’t need […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Tips
15 reasons to date a fisherman

15 Reasons to Date a Fisherman

The standard joke about fishermen is that they exaggerate the size of their last catch. Sure, there are people eager to brag about their latest angling conquest or complain about the size of the one that got away. But devoted fishermen don’t do it for bragging rights. They take a Zen-like approach, enjoying the serenity, philosophizing […]

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