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For singles, personal growth is an important part of dating and building relationships. eHarmony brings you expert advice for your personal development.

signsofemotionalabuse

10 Subtle Signs of Emotional Abuse

If you’ve never been involved with a cunning, pathological lying, narcissistic, abusive partner, you may not know what you’re dealing with. When you date an abusive personality, you may buy into his charm, braggadocio, and phony façade while downplaying his inconsiderate and questionable behavior. Or you mistrust your instincts that your boyfriend or husband is […]

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About You, Communication, Dating Issues, Relationship Problems, Relationships
movingon

What You Hold On To, Holds On To You

I became an incomplete paraplegic at the age of 22, because of a road accident. Running was the thing I loved to do most in life and it was taken away from me in a split second without warning or consultation. Meeting the man who put me in a wheelchair was not going to be […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
crowds anxiety

15 Ways to Interact in a Crowd — When You Hate Crowds

If you are in a relationship—or want to be—you’re sure to find yourself in a crowd of new people at some point. A friend might drag you to a singles’ mixer, your roommate might host a party with guests you don’t know, or your new partner might bring you to a family gathering. You may […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
howtofindlove

How to Give Yourself Some Love Advice

One thing we can all agree on: In the world we live in, there is no shortage of information, input, and advice … and no shortage of people dispensing it. An abundance of relationship experts and love gurus offer tips and rules for successfully pursuing romance. Some of this advice is very helpful; some, not […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit
break out of the comfort zone

15 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

You’ve heard it said that we are creatures of habit. That’s not necessarily bad, if your habits help you to be effective at work, in health, and in relationships. But often our habits and routines keep us stuck in the proverbial “comfort zone.” The term refers to doing things the same way all the time, choosing […]

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About You, Being Single, Mind, Body And Spirit
stress relievers

6 Essential Tips for Managing Your Chronic Stress

Were you aware that chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of health issues?  Heart disease, cancer, stroke, lower respiratory disease, and accidents. Chronic stress can affect your brain, raise your blood pressure, and reduces your immunity and ability to heal. At least 75% of doctor office visits are for stress-related complaints stemming […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
how to stand up for yourself

15 Ways to Stand Up for Yourself

One of the most salient truths about relationships is this: You teach people how to treat you. This applies to dating, work, friendships, and every other kind of relationship. All of your communication, verbal and nonverbal, accrues to show another person how you expect to be treated. That’s why it’s crucial for you to stand […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
learn to relax

3 Ways to Relax Your Mind After a Stressful Day

You’ve been in overdrive all day — juggling logistics, people, project deadlines, and endless to-dos — or maybe putting out fires, squeezing in errands, finding lost toys, and making sure you’ve filled out all the forms for school tomorrow. All day, you eagerly anticipate finding just 30 minutes to chill out, catch up with your […]

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About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
online dating advice

5 Ways to Cope with Dating Frustrations

Once you set out to find your ideal match, the search can seem as if it’s taking forever. Impatience and frustration commonly occur once you immerse yourself in dating  — and finding love does not happen as quickly as it has for others. Love may seem within reach, but also far away. Going on a […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Online Date Tips
sorry ways to apologize

15 Things to Do When You’ve Said Something You Regret

Uh-oh. The words flew out of your mouth before your brain could process their potential impact. Maybe you made a sarcastic remark about your date’s new hairstyle … or criticized her parents … or attempted a joke that came across as a putdown. Sadly, there’s no rewind button for real life and no app to help […]

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About You, Communication