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Going on holiday for the first time together?

Deciding to take a holiday together is an important milestone in a relationship. To make sure it fans the flames of romance rather than puts them out, bear these important points in mind.

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Unsure whether online dating is right for you?

Online dating isn’t right for everyone. Your success rests as much on your attitude towards it as on the people you are matched with.

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Can you get a natural high from dating?

The romantic trysts that great fiction and movies are made of portray love as a state that alters your whole view of the world, but can dating really give you a natural high?

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Improve your chances of dating success

It’s a mistake to think that successful dating depends simply on meeting the right person. It has as much to do with how you feel about yourself.

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Why you should stop selling yourself short in dating

In this week’s post, Anastasia reflects on personal experiences to explain the importance of being true to yourself when dating.

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Can LDRs Really Work?

In this week’s #AskMel segment, Dating and Relationship Expert Melanie Schilling answers the question: does distance matter in a relationship? After looking at both sides of the long distance relationship argument, Mel shows how you can adopt a healthy philosophy when entering each potential relationship.

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Calling all Irish singles!

Are you an Irish eHarmony member who would like to get involved in some fun opportunities for St Patrick’s Day?

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How To Avoid A Bad Date (Part 2)

In part 2 of ‘How to avoid a bad date’, eHarmony Dating and Relationship Expert Melanie Schilling looks at specific bad dating behaviours and how to handle them. She also explains what you should do if you’re ever faced with a serious situation on a date, drawing both from her psychological expertise and personal experience.

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How non-physical intimacy can improve your relationship

Have you ever felt like you’re having trouble getting close to your partner? Do you feel like there’s a little extra “something” that’s missing; holding you back from being fully connected to one another? Your intimacy levels might be the problem.

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5 dating trends to watch in 2015

It’s an exciting time to be single and dating in Australia. The popularity of social media has led to a heightened awareness of dating apps and services like eHarmony, and is also having an impact on reducing the stigma once associated with online dating – especially among younger audiences.

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Your worst dates

The #eHDateDoctor asked and you answered! Here are your biggest dating turn-offs and worst date stories, as shared on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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How To Avoid A Bad Date (Part 1)

After hearing your bad date stories, the #eHDateDoctor has called upon eHarmony Dating and Relationship Expert Melanie Schilling to explain how to avoid those bad dates! In part 1, Mel explores what makes a date good or bad, and reveals how to develop your own dating criteria for navigating the dating scene.

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Dating disasters

This month we’re talking about your bad dates, and it seems everyone has a horror dating story. From awkward dates, romantic encounters with colleagues, and just straight out bizarre dates – Rory Gibson explores the world of dating disasters.

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The dos and don’ts of dating

We asked for your bad date symptoms and the #eHDateDoctor has been listening. Here are the doc’s top dating dos and don’ts for those who need a little reminder on how to treat a date!

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