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online dating profiles and things not to write

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 […]

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Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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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 […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Online Date Tips, Using eHarmony
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9 Things to Never Do in the First Month of Dating

The first month of dating is an exciting one. And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Make plans for the distant future. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your […]

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Dating Tips, First Dates, Online Date Tips
is red a turn on

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. […]

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About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Physical Chemistry, Sex, Using eHarmony
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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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
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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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