Posts by Melanie Schilling

eHarmony’s Relationship and Dating Expert, Melanie Schilling, is a registered Australian psychologist and dating coach. Melanie draws on her psychological expertise and extensive counseling experience to write about all areas of the relationship and dating sphere in her fortnightly series. Having met her fiancé on eHarmony in 2013, Melanie has experienced the online dating journey first hand and is passionate about helping singles on their dating journey. Drop her a line on our ‘Ask Mel’ page and your question might be featured in her next post!

Why the festive season is the best time for dating

‘Tis the season to be dating according to psychologist and dating coach Melanie Schilling

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Dating, Love & Dating

How gratitude can increase your dating success

Did you know that expressing daily gratitude can not only make you nicer, more trusting, more social, and more appreciative, but it makes you more dateable too?

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Dating, Start with you

30 Day summer dating challenge

Psychologist and dating coach Melanie Schilling invites you to join us over the next 30 days on a journey of self discovery and comfort-zone expansion

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Dating, Love & Dating

How to avoid the 7 year itch

Psychologist and dating coach Melanie Schilling says the 7 year itch phenomenon still exists, Here’s how to avoid it.

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Dating, Love & Dating, Relationships

What Bond can teach us about compatibility

Psychologist & Dating Coach Melanie Schilling draws on our latest Bond study to explain compatibility

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Dating, Love & Dating

Why SPOOKY is the new SEXY

The science behind why we love being scared

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Dating, Love & Dating

3 Benefits of dating a dog person

Coinciding with eHarmony’s new ‘competibility’ TV ad, eHarmony’s Dating & Relationship expert Melanie Schilling explains the benefits of dating a dog person

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Dating, Love & Dating

Are opposing teams a deal breaker?

You’re both passionate about sport but go for opposing teams. Are you set up for disaster?

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Dating, Love & Dating

What Aussie politics can teach us about dating

Australia has broken up with Tony. Malcolm is about to have his first date with Australia. But she has baggage.

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Dating, Relationships

Why single dads make great partners

Just in time for Father’s Day, eHarmony’s Dating and Relationship expert Melanie Schilling looks at the untapped dating goldmine of single dads.

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Dating, Love & Dating