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How to Make Your Online Dating Profile More Attractive

One of the hardest things we have to deal with when deciding to date online is writing our profile. Most of us have a hard time describing ourselves in person, let alone in the written form. Am I bragging too much? Am I not bragging enough? Am I interesting enough? How much am I supposed […]

Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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‘When Should I Meet My Online Love Interest?’

It’s one of the main questions I get from those who online date; how fast should I meet the person face-to-face? Imagine this; you’re matched with an attractive prospect. You start messaging one another. You find you have some things in common, frequent the same restaurants in town, and love the same sports teams. You […]

Dating Advice, Online Date Tips
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When Dating Gets You Down: How to Keep the Hope Alive

“I just don’t do well with women. They are like a puzzle I’ll never be able to solve.” “I shouldn’t get too attached to him because he will leave me anyways. That’s what they always do.” “She’s nice and we had a great time, but I feel jaded from being burned by other women. There’s […]

About You, Date Tips, Dating Advice, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit, Online Date Tips
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10 Things to Never Write in an Online Dating Profile

Maybe you’ve decided to finally give online dating a try, or maybe you’re just wondering why your matches aren’t responding to your profile. There are a few profile-writing strategies to optimize the likelihood of interest from potential matches. Here are ten things to never write in an online profile: 1. Never dismiss online dating. Insulting the method […]

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How to Avoid Being ‘Catfished’

In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, it’s easy to fear being duped by an online relationship. To avoid being “Catfished” — the term comes from both the 2010 doc, “Catfish,” which examined a deceitful online relationship, and the MTV show that followed — be sure to follow smart online-dating guidelines: How to avoid […]

Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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9 Things to Never Do in the First Month of Dating

The first month of dating is an exciting one. And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Make plans for the distant future. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your […]

Dating Tips, First Dates, Online Date Tips
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Ladies, Want More Online Dates? Try a Red Background

The color red is commonly acknowledged as being linked with passion and sexuality. Eve’s red apple is a symbol of seduction. Valentine cards, symbolizing romantic love, are often red. In films, from Marilyn Monroe in ‘Niagara’ to ‘The Woman in Red’, to Jessica Rabbit, iconic in her slinky red dress, beautiful women (and rabbits) wear red. […]

About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Physical Chemistry, Sex, Using eHarmony
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Learning How to Trust Again

Whether you are coming out of a bad breakup or trying to figure out how to be vulnerable and trust the online dating structure, I have some advice on why learning how to trust actually begins with you. There are steps to cultivating trust. Trusting another begins with trusting ourselves. The shift may be imperceptible at […]

About You, Being Single, Dating Issues, Online Date Tips
resistance to online dating and how to deal

Why You Should Rethink Your Resistance to Online Dating

When you were younger and fantasized about how you were going to meet your special someone, you might have pictured meeting the “old-fashioned way.” Maybe you envisioned yourself locking eyes with this person from across the room, being setup by your best friends, or turning an intense attraction with a stranger on the street into a beautiful relationship. You might […]

Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony

Insights from The ‘Online Dating Rituals of the American Male’

Ever wonder what men are thinking about in their pursuit of online dating? Are they actually looking for love and a life partner? Alex Stein is a 27-year-old who has used online dating to meet more than 100 women. And he’s not afraid to cop to those numbers. He says, “That’s true. That’s who I […]

Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony