VIDEOS IN DATING

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Are you too guarded?
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Help! My Emotional Walls Are Keeping Me From Finding Love

If having your heart broken has caused you to put up emotional walls, it can be difficult to open up to a new relationship. Letting someone in is the last thing you want to do when you know it might only end in heartache. In this video, Dating Coach, Matchmaker and YourTango Expert Jasbina Ahluwalia explains how to let your guard down and let love in.

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Judge too fast and you may miss out.
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I Know Right Away If I Want A Second Date. Is That Fair?

One of the benefits of being a woman is a keen sense of intuition. However, when it comes to dating, is it okay to rely on your gut instinct about a man, even if your sense is he's not relationship material after talking to him for under an hour? In this video, Dating Coach, Matchmaker and YourTango Expert Jasbina Ahluwalia says that in order to determine whether you're too quick to judge the guys you date, you should consider three things.

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Learn to love yourself before you love someone else.
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Does My Eating Disorder Render Me Undateable?

Dating is hard enough. Add an eating disorder into the mix, and it only gets doubly complicated. In this video, Relationship Expert Janie Lacy offers advice to someone struggling with bulimia who is afraid that her secret eating disorder will stand in the way of her love life.

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Do you know *exactly* what kind of partner you're looking for?
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Should I Stick To My List Of Must-Haves For Dating?

Do you know exactly what kind of partner you're looking for? While it's almost always wise to know what you want, some experts insist that having a list of criteria for your future mate only sets you up for failure. After all, no one will ever meet every single standard ... or will they?

Where Do I Find All Of The Good Men? (3 of 3)
Where Do I Find All Of The Good Men? (3 of 3)
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Where Do I Find All Of The Good Men? (3 of 3)

In part one of this video series, we met Rebecca, a 41-year-old woman who is looking to get back in the dating scene after taking 17 years off to focus on raising her daughter. She shared her struggles with getting back into dating and admitted that she would like to get married in the next four years. 

How Do I Start Dating Again After A 17 Year Break? (1 of 3)
How Do I Start Dating Again After A 17 Year Break? (1 of 3)
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How Do I Start Dating Again After 17 Years? (1 of 3)

Getting back into the dating scene can feel a little intimidating, especially if you haven't even tried seeing someone for almost 20 years! So, what can you do to get back in the game confidently? In this video, Dating & Relationship Expert and YourTango Expert Lori Pinkerton helps Rebecca, a 41-year-old woman who hasn't dated for the past 17 years.

How Do I Know I'm Ready To Start Dating After A Divorce?
How Do I Know I'm Ready To Start Dating After A Divorce?
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How Do I Know I'm Ready To Start Dating After A Divorce?

After a breakup or divorce, you may take a time out from dating or starting a relationship with someone new in order to focus on yourself. But, when you're ready to get back into the dating scene, how do you know that your heart is ready too? In this video, Author & YourTango Expert Amy Spencer helps a reader who is ready to start dating again after being divorced for a year, but she's worried that her bad, past relationship habits are going to pop

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Why Can't I Stop Thinking About My Ex?
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Why Can't I Stop Thinking About My Ex?

After a painful breakup, there are plenty of ways to deal with the emotions you're feeling: you can cry them out, distract yourself from them or immediately try to replace them with happy thoughts. But, if it's months later and you still can't seem to shake those sad feelings or memories of your ex, what are you supposed to do?

5 Ways To Get Over Your Ex: Move On Already! (#DumpUrEx)
5 Ways To Get Over Your Ex: Move On Already! (#DumpUrEx)
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5 Ways To Get Over Your Ex: Move On Already! (#DumpUrEx)

In the pre-Internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You took his picture off the mantel, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in (or possibly burned it). Nowadays, breaking up is a lot more complicated—Facebook and Twitter provide you with up-to-the-minute details about your ex's new life, your cell phone is full of pictures of the two of you together and your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist.

How Do I Start Dating Again After A Long Break?
How Do I Start Dating Again After A Long Break?
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How Do I Start Dating Again After A Long Break?

You've been single for a while now, focusing on yourself and the things that make you happy. You've reached the point where you're ready to get back into the field of dating again, but where do you start? Can you make the first move on a guy you like? Are you ready to just jump into a committed relationship? Ah!