Dating Advice & Relationship Advice

eh Advice is your one-stop-shop for the latest expert dating and relationship advice. Are you new to eharmony? Wondering if you’re ready to get back into the dating game? Confused about the next step in your relationship? Lacking the confidence to find love? Our team of experts is here to help you navigate the online dating world and be happier in your relationships.

Daily habits to boost your dating appeal

Try practising these easy additions to your daily life and watch the suitors come pouring in! So you’re fresh back in the dating game and while there’s no quick fix or a magic pill to increase your dating appeal, forming this new set of constructive daily habits can truly transform your life. These simple switch […]

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How to get over your ex

If you you’re stuck in that emotional post-breakup rut, here are 10 reminders to help you move forward and get over your ex. Yes, they’re common sense and fairly simple — but not always so easy to follow. 1. Cry Denial doesn’t solve anything. If you need to cry it out, do so. Or maybe you […]

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It’s the first date. Who pays?

The rules about how men and women relate to each other are being updated constantly. There used to be almost universal acceptance that the man paid for the night out. Who picks up the tab now?  It is a vexing question, this “who pays?” thing, and nowhere near as straightforward as you might imagine. While on […]

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A dating guide for shy girls

If you’re a shy girl, the thought of beginning your dating journey might fill you with fear. How will you start approaching people? What do you say? What do you even want from a relationship? And how do you find out if they’re mutually into you? For many shy people, online dating can be a […]

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7 signs you’re dating a player

Life’s too short to waste dating a player. If you’re serious about meeting someone special, look out for these red flags so that you end up with a catch and not a broken heart. 1. They say one thing and do another Actions really do speak louder than words. If someone is genuinely interested in […]

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A great first date, but no second

In our Dating Diaries, real people talk about real dates … what went right, what went wrong, what they learnt from the experience. And the biggest question of all: was there a second date? Cameron, 48, is an analyst, currently on a career break. He is divorced with two children. Who did you go on […]

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The worst three colours to wear on a first date

What you wear on a first date is an important decision. Here are the colours you shouldn’t sport … and the hues that might get you to date #2. We’ve all been there. Date night is looming and you don’t have a clue about what you’re going to wear. Cue an open wardrobe, clothes strewn […]

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Best Spring date ideas in Sydney

Spring has sprung and it’s the perfect time to emerge from our winter hibernation with a fresh new dating season. Whether it’s a first date or a chance to take your long-timer out for a romantic evening, these seven spring date ideas are sure to get sparks flying. Picnic   It’s hard to beat a […]

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How to turn a bad kiss into a great one

There are many types of bad kissers. The overzealous teeth-gnasher. The sloppy face smoocher. The darting tongue bandit. Bad breath, wrong atmosphere, stiff body language … it’s a miracle there’s such a thing as a good kiss. In her book The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us, Sheril Kirshenbaum notes that 59 per […]

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6 Reasons why you might not be getting a second date

Here’s a common scenario: you went on a first date and felt like you two really hit it off. You made each other laugh, had heaps in common, had good chat and talked about doing it again soon. And then… radio silence. So what happened?

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Love & Dating

10 things to never write in your dating profile

Maybe you’ve decided to finally give online dating a try, or perhaps you’re just wondering why your matches aren’t responding to your profile. There are a few profile-writing strategies to optimise the likelihood of interest from potential matches.

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5 Steps to dealing with ghosting

Why it happens and how to prevent your date from just disappearing…

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Explained: eharmony’s 32 dimensions of compatibility

What makes eharmony a better choice than other dating sites? What is it about us that gets you superior results than any number of others that just match you with people close by who happen to be of a similar age? The simple answer comes down to compatibility and the complex ways we measure how […]

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Using eHarmony
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A simple guide to writing your dating profile

If you’re like most of us, you’ll find writing about yourself really hard. And that can become doubly so when trying to write your eharmony profile. Our user data analysis reveals that people who fill out all of their profile sections are more successful than members who leave them blank. So, our No1 tip is to […]

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10 reasons to date a farmer

To celebrate the new season of The Farmer Wants a Wife and Australia’s sexy single farmers, we put together 10 good reasons to date one.

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The first date went well. What next?

It’s the day after that first meeting and you think there was chemistry. Working out the next step can tie people up in knots. Communication is the key to moving forward. It was a great night out and you’re keen for round two. You’ve got thousands of thoughts running through your head. Who makes contact […]

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A shy guy’s guide to dating

If you are a shy bloke, meeting people online may seem like an ideal dating solution. You don’t have to summon up the nerve to walk up to a perfect stranger. You can carefully construct your profile to present yourself in the best possible light. When you do connect with someone, you can think up […]

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A Valentine’s Day miracle

In our Dating Diaries, real people talk about real dates … what went right, what went wrong, what they learnt from the experience. And the biggest question of all: was there a second date? Janine is a 46-year-old COO of a superannuation fund. She is divorced, has no kids, and is looking for a long-term […]

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The ex files

There are very few relationships that end well. It is rare thing to see a parting pair agree to walk away from something that has run its course, retaining mutual respect. Mostly, it ends in tears, for one person at least. But all too often you see couples crash and burn, then rise from the […]

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