Dating Advice & Relationship Advice

eh Advice is your one-stop-shop for the latest expert dating and relationship advice. Are you new to eharmony? Wondering if you’re ready to get back into the dating game? Confused about the next step in your relationship? Lacking the confidence to find love? Our team of experts is here to help you navigate the online dating world and be happier in your relationships.

The ex files

There are very few relationships that end well. It is rare thing to see a parting pair agree to walk away from something that has run its course, retaining mutual respect. Mostly, it ends in tears, for one person at least. But all too often you see couples crash and burn, then rise from the […]

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Third date: is it time to expect fireworks?

You’re beyond the trepidation of the first date and the chit-chat of the second. A third date is where the magic might happen. What does it mean when you find yourself on a third date with someone you really fancy? As a rule, the first date is all about the basics. Both of you are […]

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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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7 signs you’re dating a player

Life’s too short to waste dating a player. If you’re serious about meeting someone special, look out for these red flags so that you end up with a catch and not a broken heart. 1. They say one thing and do another Actions really do speak louder than words. If someone is genuinely interested in […]

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Lessons in tight t-shirts and long dating checklists

6’2″, blue eyes, brown hair, small ears, big feet … ‘You’re too picky!’ ‘You’re never going to find someone …’ ‘Your checklist is longer than the Great Wall of China …’ ‘You need to be more open minded!’ A high pitched acapella of well- meaning friends and family sharing their insights into why I was […]

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A great first date, but no second

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? Cameron, 48, is an analyst, currently on a career break. He is divorced with two children. Who did you go on […]

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Talking to a stranger

You’re going on a first date. You’re nervous. What will we talk about? Will he or she expect me to do all the talking? Yikes! What if I talk too much? Or too little? Or come across as boring? Relax. Breathe a little. You’ve got this. Good skill to learn Being able to hold a […]

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How to break toxic relationship patterns for good

When we think of finding love, we rarely do the groundwork involved within ourselves to know a) if we are even ready to date b) what it is that we need and how to identify it, and c) are we someone who is dateable? We assume that cultivating a lasting and healthy relationship begins with […]

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The date from hell

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? Janine is a 45 year old office manager. She is divorced with two teenage children, a 19-year-old, and a 17-year-old. She […]

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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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