It's not at all needed, but it's an interesting option.The e Harmony blog isn't a premium feature—it's free of charge—but it's worth checking out as it has lots of very solid dating and lifestyles advice for those who are looking for a match.On the down side, there are a set number of profiles that you can view on a particular day, so you can't rifle through all of your potential matches in a one session.That said, the few profiles that are presented each day carry more weight, so I found myself examining each one with extra care.Kara's Excellent e Harmony Adventure Commerce Editor, Kara Kamenec, also explored e Harmony to chronicle the online dating experience. An e Harmony Bachelor (known from here on out as EHB) made first contact with her by skipping the guided communication and going directly to e H Mail.He sent Kara a compliment on her profile—not the picture—and asked that she respond if interested.You can reach out to a potential partner in several unique ways.
If you want to grab a drink or something sometime this week here's my number: XXX. Although they both played the flirty texting game of not responding to a text within the first two minutes of receiving it, EHB successfully asked her out in just under 30 minutes.Instead, should you select that you're a man looking for a man or a woman looking for a woman, e Harmony bounces you to compatiblepartners.com, its gay-friendly companion site.We reached out to e Harmony for a comment about this divide. In our opinion, it's great that the company caters to everyone, but it's really a shame that they've opted for this segregated approach.You can also request to connect via e H Mail, the site's messaging system.There's also Secure Call, in which you and a potential exchange e Harmony-provided phone numbers (so you don't have to give out your true phone number), but it comes with a small cost, outlined below Premium Extras .95 per year nets you Secure Call, which gives you a private number for calling other e Harmony members.