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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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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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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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Are you a keyboard lover or a traditionalist?

The digital age has changed the way we find partners, but we are all still looking for the same old thing.  I was invited to my twenty-something second cousin’s wedding recently. She had met her fiancé online and love flourished from there. And now here they were getting married in my uncle’s backyard, a very […]

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The Aussie love economy

When The Beatles had a hit with “Can’t Buy Me Love” back in the 60s, they weren’t to know the song would make a perfect anthem for singles today. People looking for a great relationship are spending up big on dates, not just in terms of money but in time too. For many though, the […]

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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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Commitment myth

So, my boss at eharmony said, “Can you write an article about why some men find it hard to commit?” And I said, “Maybe, I’m not sure. Do I have to? I’m not ready for that kind of effort yet. Why are you so needy?” OK, I didn’t say that, but I wish I had […]

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The evolution of the eharmony logo

Eharmony has come a long way as a company and as a brand. Using new data and research to keep its matching algorithm and technology on the cutting edge, our teams have been committed to evolving the service right from its humble beginnings seventeen years ago as one of the first online dating services to […]

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Oscars prove to be dating gold

March is Oscars time, meaning everyone’s talking movies. It presents a perfect opportunity to organise a date. Going to see a film has always been a popular dating activity, and talking about your favourite movies is a great way to break the ice with someone you are interested in. But in the world of romance […]

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Does your date tick all your boxes?

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, our new research reveals that Aussie singles are a very picky bunch and could be sabotaging their chances of finding love, by dismissing potential partners based on superficial checklists. The survey of over 1,000 Australians reveals age, height, body type, whether they have good teeth and even how often they mention […]

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