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September 28, 2015

Compatibility: It’s Not What You Think It Is

If you’re using eHarmony, it’s likely you put some value on compatibility. After all, that’s one of the pillars of our matching philosophy. In my conversations with people who use the service and have an interest in compatibility, I’m often amazed by the number of people who misunderstand what eHarmony compatibility is and what it […]

online dating advice
August 27, 2015

Did a Match Blow Off Your Email? The Truth Behind the Fade

The email exchange had taken place more than a year ago, but my friend was still nursing the wound. “She just dropped me,” he recalled of a conversation with an online dating match. “We were in the middle of this long back and forth, and I never heard back from her. What’s up with that?” […]

dating and friendship
June 1, 2015

Why You Should Be Happy When Your Match Just Wants to Be Friends

A few years ago, I went on a boring brunch date that ended up being one of the best decisions of my life. I met a guy I’ll call Kevin at a Mexican restaurant in the West Village of Manhattan. We ate mediocre huevos rancheros, chatted about what it was like to have moved to […]

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May 22, 2015

4 Big Online Dating Mistakes People are Making Right Now

Online dating has changed a lot in the last few years. As technology advances, social norms morph, and personal preferences change, the decisions and mistakes people make evolve as well. Last year, I oversaw the launch of a new version of eHarmony, eH+. It’s a premium service that takes eHarmony’s matching algorithm and combines it with […]

online dating tips for women
March 9, 2015

Ladies: Get Your Match to Ask You Out!

One of the biggest complaints I hear from women is that they’re frustrated with engaging in long email exchanges with matches who never seem to get around to asking them out. These women have dutifully answered at least a half dozen thoughtful questions inquiring about their past relationships, favorite hobbies, and professional motivations. Yet instead […]

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February 23, 2015

How to ‘Dig Deeper’ to Connect with Your Match

If you participate in eHarmony’s guided communication process, at some point, you’ll be prompted to ask and answer three open-ended questions known as “Dig Deeper.” As the name suggests, they’re intended to give you and your matches a chance to explore a topic near and dear to your hearts more thoroughly. Yet there’s an art […]

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December 15, 2014

12 Warning Signs Your Online Prince Charming is a Fraud

We have posted many articles about being careful as you meet people online. While online dating is an amazing avenue to meet your match, you should be smart in this relatively newer way of finding love. I thought this post from author Sharon Lynn Wyeth was very thorough – and wanted to share it. Written by Sharon […]

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August 4, 2014

‘Don’t Give Money to Your Matches — Ever.’

eHarmony is a place where two people can meet, fall in love and be really happy. I see it every single day and it is the reason I work here. Over one million people have found love through our site. It’s amazing. On the flip side, however, there are some people out there who come […]

online dating profile photo tips
March 7, 2014

4 Photos You Need in Your Online Dating Profile

I am inundated with information about good online dating profile photos and bad ones (duck lips, anyone?!). Since profiles with photos are nine times more likely to get communication, this is a topic worth revisiting often. I am also lucky enough to work in an office with researchers who study this sort of thing, so I […]

February 26, 2014

Romantic? Affectionate? Why the Adjectives You Use to Describe Yourself on eHarmony Matter

Today’s guest blog is from the (truly!) brilliant statistician, researcher and computational biologist Emma Pierson, who dug into some eHarmony-released data to produce some really interesting findings about how we describe ourselves, and how this influences who we get matched up with on the site. I think if I had to guess — I would belong in the […]