Posts by Rachael Lloyd

dating 2019

Dating 2019: this year’s top 6 dating trends revealed

  The future of dating is already here with holograms, DNA matching, VR dating and Alexa playing love coach all set to make an impact on your search for love. Here’s our six favourite dating trends for 2019. 1. DNA matching Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes, which regulate our immune systems – and relate to […]

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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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long-term single

Valentines, schmalentines: why long-term singles are the new normal

New research suggests the average UK single has been solo for over a decade. So are they proactively choose this lifestyle, or has something gone wrong in the business of love? Rachael Lloyd investigates long-term singles Even two decades ago, being single was seen as a temporary life stage. Younger women in particular were continuously […]

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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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