Posts by Rachael Lloyd

It’s not me, it’s EU! The Brexit effect on love and dating

In the current political climate passions run high. So, just what impact has ‘vote leave’ had on romance? We investigate the relationship between politics and love

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It’s Dry January so here are 6 reasons to embrace sober dating

One in four British singles admit they rely on drinking for dating confidence. But, with many Brits embracing Dry January, isn’t it time we parked the hangovers and geared up for some sober dating? Rachael Lloyd investigates.  So, January is upon us. A time for reevaluating life choices and making the inevitable New Year resolutions. We […]

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scrooge

Scrooged: one in 10 Brits admit dumping a partner to avoid buying a Christmas present

While Christmas is fun for many couples, it can also present romantic challenges. Here, Rachael Lloyd, explores ‘Scrooging’, a new dating term, to describe the ruthless individuals who dump their partners to avoid splashing out on a gift.  What do a nasal trimmer, a sieve and a giant packet of toiler rolls all have in […]

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Oxford University study: online daters chat to 7 matches at a time

Online dating has revolutionised how singles meet. But with so many options, how many matches does the average dater actually invest their time in at any one time? Rachael Lloyd investigates a new report by Oxford University.  A new study by Oxford University suggests that singles chat with up to seven people on dating sites […]

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Laura from Love Island

Laura Anderson: 8 things I learned from Love Island rejection

Laura Anderson from reality-TV show Love Island was the guest on eharmony’s Love Decoded this week. We share Laura’s insights in how to get over even the most traumatic break up and stay positive about finding love.   Laura Anderson arrives for eharmony’s Love Decoded show full of  smiles and curiosity.  She has impossibly long eyelash […]

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Future of dating

Could virtual love coaches and DNA matching be the future of dating?

We increasingly live our lives in the digital world – from banking to shopping and booking a holiday. But what how will technology impact online dating in the next decade? Here Rachael Lloyd discusses a compelling new report on the future of dating by Imperial College London in collaboration with eharmony. Picture this: it’s 2025, you’re […]

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call for expert advise

Call the love coach – with eharmony Premium

Step aside chatbots! eharmony Premium has launched in the UK, offering one-to-one consultations for singles – with actual human experts. Rachael Lloyd reports Every year the experts at eharmony work with the brilliant minds of Imperial College London to produce the Future of Dating report. It covers everything from the prospect of virtual reality dates […]

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The science behind horror films and sexual chemistry on dates

When it comes to relationships, new research has revealed that watching horror movies at Halloween is likely to leave people in ‘good spirits’. Rachael Lloyd investigates the link between horror and physical attraction on dates.  I have a confession to make this Halloween – I see dead people. Well, OK not quite. I like to […]

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