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Online Date Tips

Get online dating tips for making your eHarmony experience more successful. The eHarmony dating experts bring you useful tips and advice online for free!

learning how to trust again

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 […]

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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 […]

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Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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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 […]

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Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
finding love online tips

Five Online Dating Myths That Are Mucking up Your Chance for Love

Online dating is a fantastic way to create tons of opportunities, have some fun and, like I did, find fantastic love. I met my husband online and now, as The Dating and Relationship Coach for Women over 40, I help women all over the world meet great men every day. Before online dating can work, […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Tips For Women, Online Date Tips
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To Thine Own Profile Be True

In the era of the broadcast relationship, our partners and potential partners can now get an incredible sense of our identities in an instant, and our identities combine with theirs to create a shared online identity. This dynamic definitely creates new complexities for our relationships. When people examine our online selves today, they can see things they […]

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Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
using eharmony

Email 411: How to Be Sure You’re Getting All Messages from Your Matches

While we clearly love technology – specifically, email for delivering messages from your matches – we don’t love that some of the match notification messages may not be making it into your inbox! Please check your email spam folders often to make sure these important messages aren’t accidentally ending up in the wrong place. The […]

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Account Settings, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
Manage Your Expectations

Twelve of the Smartest Things You Can Do to Encourage Success on eHarmony

We went to eHarmony’s Customer Care team and asked a simple question, "What can every user do, starting right now, to encourage more success on eHarmony?" Here’s what they told us.

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Dating Tips, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
online dating profile photos

The Most Successful Online Dating Profile Photos Revealed

What matters more than anything when it comes to your online dating profile? One word: Photos. Photos can drastically increase your chances of getting more communication and dates. Or not. In fact, profiles with photos are nine times more likely to get communication. Use your photos as a primary tool to express who you are, what you love […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Photos, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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Nine Ways to Avoid Online Dating Burnout

For the vast majority of people, life is hectic, stressful, and exhausting. With pressure at work, weekend obligations, household chores, kids and/or parents to care for, who has time to date? Or even if you have the time, do you have the energy to meet new people while feeling present and engaged in the process? […]

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Dating Advice, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
A Photo Says A Lot About You

Online Dating Profile Photos Dos and Don’ts: Examples for Your eH Cover Photo!

Choosing a really good cover photo for your online dating profile is absolutely at the top of the list when it comes to your success. Here are the types of photos that will work best. We realize we have pulled these from a stock photo gallery (kinda cheating!) — but the point here is just to give you […]

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Dating Photos, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony