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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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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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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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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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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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Dating expectations

You know what they say about expectations… if you don’t have any you won’t be disappointed. It is as true for dating as any other activity. But really, there should be a few standard expectations, for both parties. Common courtesy, essentially. If you agree to meet someone, turn up on time, make sure you are well-groomed […]

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