What is eHarmony Dating Advice?

What is eHarmony Dating Advice? We offer relationship and dating advice with a difference; no-nonsense, realistic advice from the relationship experts. Worried about your next date? Confused about the next step in your relationship? Concerned you lack confidence to find love? Find answers to all your relationship and dating questions here.

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Politics officially voted sexy

Sorry Russell Brand, but being a voter is sexy, and eHarmony’s got the proof. Think of politics and you may well envisage a room full of slick-haired old Etonians arguing over the latest fiscal policies in Europe, not exactly the most romantic of settings, right? However, a new study of eHarmony data shows that a […]

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Attractive Interests: Which hobbies make you attractive to the opposite sex?

Women want a well-travelled fitness fanatic who loves the theatre whilst men desire a cosmopolitan photographer with a passion for exercise, according to our brand new research study. We have analysed millions of ‘communications’[1] between our eHarmony.co.uk members and found that men who list travelling, exercise, theatre, dancing and cooking receive the most interactions from women […]

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Should the man pay on the first date?

In our new blog series The Dating Debate, we look at two sides to some of the more controversial issues in the world of dating. First up is the common conundrum, should the man shoulder the bill on the first date? Feminist writer Louisa Ackerman and etiquette tutor Emma Dupont share their thoughts.   Lousia Ackerman […]

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Laura Yates by Saskia Nelson

Dating Tips for Shy People

You don’t have to be outgoing to go out on dates. However, for many shy singles meeting someone new can feel like a big challenge. We asked relationship coach and writer Laura Yates to share some of her top tips for dating as a shy person. If you’ve been out of the dating scene for […]

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Capture Love with a Photo and Win £1,000

A picture tells a thousand words, but we only want you to show us one. Send us your images of Love Captured and you could win £1,000. From doing a good deed for a stranger, to snuggling up on the sofa with a pet, little moments of love happen around us all the time and […]

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15 Reasons To Date a Zookeeper

Is going to the zoo your favourite summer day out? Well it could also be housing the man or woman of your dreams. The lovely people at ZSL London Zoo – the world’s oldest scientific zoo – told us their top tips for why zookeepers are some of the most dateable people on the planet. […]

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Hello, I Don’t Want to Sleep With You, Please Date Me

In the third in her series on dating as a Modern Muslim, blogger The Imposter looks at how to date when sex is off the table. Hello, Internet, and how are we all this fine winter’s day? Freezing our little mittens off? I thought as much. Never fear, because hopefully this will get you a little hot under […]

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Setting yourself up for dating success

It’s the new year and with that the ‘New Year new me’ mantras are chanted all over the world! We’ve all been there. And although you may cringe ever so slightly at the prospect of re-inventing yourself to kick 2015 off in style, it’s completely possible and sometimes necessary. Online dating is a massive step […]

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Dating in your 30s

There always seems to be rules for dating, however nobody really knows exactly what these rules are! There is a lot of winging it and making up these rules as you go along. Sometimes it’s simply more fun that way and sometimes it’s just necessary as you and your partner Forest Gump your way through. […]

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A Bluffer’s Guide to the Theatre

We recently revealed the fascinating findings of our latest study on which interests make you more attractive to the opposite sex. We found that men who listed theatre as one of their favourite hobbies on their dating profile received more than the average number of communication requests from women. So for the theatre-shy men out there, we asked our friends at From the Box Office […]

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8 terrible opening lines for a first date

The first thing you say to your date doesn’t need to be funny, witty or intelligent. You just need to break the ice and make them feel at ease. What you definitely don’t want is to go anywhere near any of these slightly unusual utterances. 1. ‘I used to come here with my ex’ There […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Single Mum

What better time than Mother’s Day to celebrate what makes single mothers uniquely dateable. We asked blogger Jo Middleton of the award-winning Slummy Single Mummy blog to tell us her 15 reasons to date a single mum. There are currently an estimated two million single parents in the UK, the majority headed by women, so before […]

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Six great rooftop bars in the UK

When the sun is shining and the mercury begins to rise, a gloomy pub is the last place you want to be. Make the most of any fleeting fine weather by taking your date to one of the UK’s many fun and sophisticated rooftop bars.   Bohemia, Brighton It’s no surprise that the UK’s party […]

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Weird dating advice from the past

If you think dating is confusing now, imagine what it was like 100 years ago. There was plenty of dating advice on offer, but most of it seemed intent on forbidding the things that might have made a date fun. After all, what kind of night out can you have without cheese? ‘Ladies seldom take […]

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