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The secret to stopping negative thoughts

Are you your own biggest critic? Here, a couple of expert techniques that will help you to stop negative thoughts before they sabotage you (and your love life). “I’m not good enough.” “He/she won’t like me.” “I’ve been hurt before. Will it happen again?” “How do I know I’m even lovable?” “I can’t do this.” […]

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Sharon Draper- eharmony’s psychologist, dating and relationship expert

We’re excited to announce our collaboration with psychologist and relationship expert Sharon Draper. Originally from South Africa, Sharon is a highly-credentialed psychologist with 10 years’ experience. During this time, she’s helped countless people navigate the, often stressful, journey of looking for a partner. Based in Sydney, Sharon uses multiple therapies to help people learn to […]

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Are you addicted to love … or social media?

Think it’s acceptable to tag a friend on Instagram during a date? Think again. There are lots of things you can learn about your date from their social media. And while no-one is disputing it’s a very handy crib sheet for a first date – and let’s face it, any date is a test of […]

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A dating guide for shy guys

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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Wear something tried and tested on a first date

It’s tempting to buy something new for a first date, but wearing something you know works well means you’ll have one less thing to worry about. So, you’ve got a hot first date coming up. Naturally, you’re thinking about a new outfit, new shoes, maybe even new underwear… but hold on a second, let’s not […]

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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 build your resilience in the dating world

No-one said that the dating process was easy. Sometimes you have a great run. Then a series of bad dates. Staying emotionally resilient throughout is key to navigating the world of dating. You’ve probably heard about emotional resilience and how being resilient can be beneficial to your mental health. Well, in the dating world, you […]

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Meeting the man who could be your next best mate

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? Cassandra Jones, 35, is a marketing executive who used to hate dating but now loves the chance to meet new people. Who […]

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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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Orbiting – the new dating phenomenon you need to know about

It’s the latest dating trend breaking the internet and a story that is sadly all too familiar for today’s average online dater. You know the one – you meet online, have a few amazing dates, and next thing you know they have stopped responding to your messages and calls with no explanation at all. Meanwhile […]

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