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8 Reasons Your Online Messages Aren’t Resulting in Dates

There is no denying that it takes true effort to turn online dating messages into face-to-face dates. This process involves opening up, keeping a conversation going (and interesting), asking solid, engaging questions, and having the courage to ask someone out (or say yes). Most importantly, though, getting a date means…

Meet the New eharmony Logo

History is a funny thing. Seventeen years ago today we showed up to the online dating party. And we were one of the first to show up (but we were fashionably early). That’s when we first started making lifelong relationships happen. And the rest was history, as they say. But…

eHarmony: How the New Communication Experience Works

Well hello! By now you’ve hopefully experienced the new and improved eHarmony — there’s a lot of useful stuff to introduce but before we do, we’d just like to say one thing; you had everything to do with this. That’s right. You spoke up and we listened. You told us what…

9 Ways to Write Better Messages and Land a First Date

When it comes to online dating, the shorter the better. A recent study determined that the most effective online dating messages were fewer than 100 characters. This makes sense since we’re so used to communicating via text with everyone else in our lives. And really, who has time to read…

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…

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?…

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.…

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…

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…

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…