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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.

how to get a date to open up

15 Ways to Get Your Date to Open Up

Here’s how the dating progression is supposed to go: (1) You meet someone you find intriguing and (2) you get to know each other. Step number one usually feels like the hard part, while getting acquainted comes more naturally. But not always. For some people, dropping their guard long enough to let you in takes a […]

Dating Tips, First Dates
reasons to date an employment recruiter

15 Reasons to Date an Employment Recruiter

If an employment recruiter shows interest in you — and not just because you’d be a perfect fit for a position he’s hoping to fill — go ahead and say yes to that dinner invitation. Here are 15 reasons to date an employment recruiter: 1. Hate awkward silences? Employment recruiters are great conversationalists and know which […]

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15 Ways to Reduce First-Date Nerves

Nearly everyone feels some nervousness when going on a first date. Your anxiety might be mild or it might be massive. A few—or many–butterflies are bound to appear when you’ll be spending time with someone you don’t know well. Whatever the case for you, here are 15 ways to ease up, relax, and enjoy that first date: […]

Dating Tips, First Date Questions, First Dates
15 reasons to date a caterer

15 Reasons to Date a Caterer

Attending a special event that’s catered means you’ll likely be treated well. If you’re the one hosting the party, having a caterer’s help will reduce your stress and headaches. If you’re a guest, you’ll be impressed by delicious cuisine and tasteful presentation. Which brings us to those behind-the-scenes professionals who work hard to provide wonderful food […]

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dating with depression

Six Things You Need to Know about Dating with Depression (After a Breakup)

A painful breakup can cause you to fall into depression. You miss your ex (even if you know the breakup is for the best), you’re feeling miserable and crying often, or maybe you just feel numb and empty. You might be second-guessing yourself, feeling bad about yourself, having trouble concentrating at work, and can’t sleep […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Expert Advice
reasons to date a social worker

15 Reasons to Date a Social Worker

The term “social work” is a broad description for a field with a variety of specific career paths: patient advocate in health care, foster care evaluator, court-appointed caseworker, hospice care worker, and many others. One common trait among social workers is that they are intent on improving the lives of the people they work with. […]

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how do you know if he or she is the one

Five Things to Consider Before Deciding Your New Love is ‘The One’

Love and connection are the sustenance of life. Love is the super delicious treat in life. It’s wonderful. The challenge is that the few first few months of any relationship are consumed with a lusty kind of love and our brains are high on dopamine. We have absolutely no objectivity in this phase. All we can […]

Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
reasons to date a software developer

15 Reasons to Date a Software Developer

If the words “software developer” make you think of nerdy glasses and pocket protectors, think again. Computer wizards can put the “app” into “happily ever after.” Here are 15 reasons why: 1. In today’s computerized world, a software developer is unlikely to be unemployed anytime soon. 2. Software developers like to unplug at the end of […]

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love at first sight

What’s the Deal with ‘Love at First Sight?’

The concept of love at first sight appears in so many films that you would think most people felt that same way when they first met their partner or spouse. Romantic comedies and dramas portray magical moments where two character’s eyes lock for the first time and life is never the same. Sound familiar? Probably not! We are a culture that thrives […]

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how to meet a woman

The Opener: The Best Ways to Approach a Woman

You’ve made the approach. Now it’s time to open. The opener is quite simply the first words that come out of your mouth. Most guys leave this to chance; they rely on luck or hope. Here, you will learn what to say to women upon the approach and then what to say just afterward to transition […]

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