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Important Questions

There are relationship questions you need to ask. Find out what questions and answers are important with relationship advice on eHarmony.

dating a single parent

Seven Tips for Dating a Single Parent

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 there were close to 12 million single-family households in America. Given these statistics, if you are a single adult, it would not be surprising that you find yourself attracted to someone who has children. As you read through these suggestions, remember that children come in all ages and some […]

Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Important Questions, Relationship Tips
Sure, you’re having a great time together a few times a month, but do you really know where you stand, relationship-wise? Is one of you hoping it will turn into marriage and kids while the other is commitment-phobic and enjoys seeing more than one person at a time? 

After a few dates, sit down to discuss your thoughts on relationships, commitment, and how you’d define where you currently are — and where you might be headed.

Ten Things You Need to Know About the Person You’re Dating

Seeing someone new? Date intentionally. As you laugh at the same movies and share decadent desserts, make sure you’re getting to know important details of each other’s lives, too. Here are 10 things you need to know about the person you’re dating (and some good questions to ask!):

Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Important Questions
how to tell a secret

Should You Share Deep, Dark Secrets With Your Partner?

According to the Oxford dictionary, a secret is something that is “not meant to be known as such by others.” There you have it. We should all just keep our secrets to ourselves, because they aren’t meant to be known by others. Ever. That might work…if you plan to live alone for the rest of […]

About You, Communication, Dating Issues, Important Questions

Unsure if You’ve Met ‘The One?’ Six Key Things to Consider

Compatibility is king when it comes to establishing a long-term and satisfying relationship. But even the most well-matched couples are sure to have differences, and some of these may not matter very much. If a guy prefers country music and his girlfriend likes classical, that’s a difference that may cause irritation but can probably be negotiated. If […]

Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Important Questions, Relationship Advice

How to Manifest the Love of Your Life

What does it take to manifest the love of your life? It’s an easy formula called The Soulmate Secret that requires a little time, energy, intention and attention and it’s now worked for thousands of men and women (all ages, shapes and sizes) around the world. It starts with what the Buddhists call “Beginner’s Mind.” […]

About You, Important Questions, Mind, Body And Spirit

Eight Signs They’re Not over Their Ex

Your new squeeze recently got out of a relationship. Here are eight signs your date is not over his/her ex. 1. He talks about his ex too much. Every time you see him, he mentions his ex a handful of times. Whether he’s waxing poetic about the good times, bashing her character or just dropping casual […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Important Questions

Ten Signs You Are With a Narcissist

Are you falling in love with someone who is too in love with themselves to love you back? Here are 10 signs you’re with a narcissist: 1. He exaggerates his achievements. Sure, we all want tend to upsell our accomplishments from time to time. But if your date can’t talk about his life without dropping plenty […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Important Questions, Relationship Problems

Going Dutch on a Date: Good Idea?

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been asking my friends (both men and women) who paid and who should pay for first dates. Almost everyone said men in their experience paid for first dates, although most of my women friends added that they reached for the wallet and offered to chip in. The one person […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Important Questions
looking at oneself

‘Would I Want to Date Me?’

Give Your Love Life a Boost with Some Honest Self-Appraisal. “Know thyself.” Nobody knows for sure which ancient Greek philosopher first uttered this famous phrase. But whoever he was—Socrates, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, or a list of others you’ve never heard of—he has the honor of authoring one of the most widely quoted aphorisms of all time. Sadly, […]

About You, Dating Advice, Important Questions, Important Questions About You

Can Men Really Just Be Friends With Women?

The debate continues, as real men and women were asked this exact question. Staffers at talked to 13 men and women of all ages and backgrounds to get their take on whether guys can really have a relationship with a girl, that doesn’t involve sex. Here’s what these folks had to say about the matter: “While […]

Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Important Questions