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The power of silence: when to say nothing on a date

Do you really want to get to know someone? Then on your next date, try saying nothing at the right moment and you might just hear from the heart of your date, and learn more about who they really are. No matter how relaxed you are, when you’re dating, looking for love or auditioning someone to play […]

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When you’re feeling negative about dating

Dating can be exhilarating. There are new people to meet, first kisses to be had, and the possibility of one day falling in love. But dating can also be scary. After all, it takes courage to meet a new person for the very first time, and it takes a certain degree of emotional resilience. There […]

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Bringing it home: how a leap of faith opened doors

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? Ummi Tambiwala, 29, event marketing specialist, has been single for the last 18 months and is approaching the dating world with […]

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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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Ways to feed your soul when you’re dating

If you’re not okay within yourself, you’re not going to be okay when you’re meeting new people. Here’s how to engage in self-care when you’re single and dating. “You can’t be happy in a relationship until you are happy in yourself,” the experts say (using ‘experts’ in the sense of ‘your married friends’). Your married […]

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Dating and courtship tips for Christian singles

So, you’ve found someone with whom you are compatible, and he or she identifies as a Christian. At eharmony, our Compatibility Matching System is designed to match single men and women based on their core values and religious beliefs. We are fully committed to helping religious singles find love.  And whether you are faith-filled or […]

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A tale of the unexpected: how a game of pool broke the ice

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? Pablo Seoane, 31, works in marketing and likes to take the lead on first dates. He operates a speed-dating night in […]

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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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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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