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7 Reasons to Date Online

Last time I checked, half of marriages in the US still end in divorce. My own painful experiences strongly support statistical percentages. So where does one go to find lasting romance? And after experiencing the misery of divorce and the sheer terror of dating as a middle-aged man, what steps can one take to find […]

Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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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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The Reason Someone from eHarmony May Be Calling You Soon…

If you’re currently using eHarmony, don’t be surprised if you see a call coming in from our headquarters! We promise it is only flattering and potentially very good news. Who would be calling you? It would be the matchmakers from our premium service, eH+, who look for great matches on behalf of their clients. Why would they be calling […]

Using eHarmony
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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 […]

Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony

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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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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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
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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 […]

Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony

Is an Amazing Match Waiting for You in ‘What If?’

It’s no secret that everyone likes to have options — whether it’s picking out the car you want to drive, the movie you want to see this weekend or even the person you want to be with. This is exactly why our product team developed What If?, a subscriber-only feature that’s currently all the rage. We are seeing a ton […]

eHarmony Feature, Using eHarmony