When your friends don’t have all the answers to your questions, it’s nice to be able to turn to other people. The Internet provides you with countless contact methods, but forums continue to be one of the most popular ways to find and give advice.
When you have dating issues to address or sexual curiosity to quench, these forums (in addition to our own) will give you the answers you’re looking for. A mix of expert opinions with peer insight ensure you don’t have to wonder any longer.
From one-night stands to marriages, these eight online dating forums will help you figure it out.
Bragging Rights: the world’s largest online dating site
With more than 40 million active users, it’s likely hundreds of people will be able to help you out. Communicate, share and connect with other people who also are trying to figure out the craziness that is dating. They even offer niche forums, including dating over 30 and single parents, so you can get in touch with the people you want to ask.
Social Clout: 163,620+ Facebook likes; 6,095+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @PlentyOfFish
Bragging Rights: groups for like-minded people
DateHookup wants to help you have a great relationship. They’ll do that by getting you in touch with the love of your life or addressing your concerns in their forum. You can have your profile reviewed, share your dating stories or get advice on dating, sex and relationships. Both men and women will offer you their opinions to mull over.
Social Clout: 93,970+ Facebook likes; 3,990+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @datehookup
Bragging Rights: more than 700 pages of questions
No matter what you need to know about dating, you can find it in the OKC forums. Want to know if you should keep trying with someone? Ask here. Trying to figure out why you’re struggling? They’ll tell you. These folks are open and honest, which means you’ll get a solid answer every time, even if it’s not always what you wanted to hear.
Social Clout: 49,120+ Facebook likes; 28,125+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @okcupid
Bragging Rights: 40+ forum topics
With eNotAlone, you can get into the nitty-gritty of what’s bothering you. There are very specific forum topics, so you’ll be able to find one that fits you precisely. From cyber relationships to one with age gaps, no topic is off the table. You can rest assured you’ll get solid words of wisdom from people who’ve been where you are.
Social Clout: 2,230+ Facebook likes; 905+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @enotalone
Love Advice Forum
Bragging Rights: articles and advice within their forum
With plenty of strong advice on sex, dating, relationship and marriage, this community also tries to keep things lighthearted. Love poems, stories and jokes can be enjoyed when you need something a little fluffier. Whether you need some unbiased dating insight or something to make you smile, you can find it at Love Advice Forum.
Social Clout: 255+ Twitter followers; 35+ Facebook likes
Twitter Handle: @LoveAdviceForum
Bragging Rights: established in 1997
This one’s an oldie but goodie. Not too many sites can say they offer 17 years worth of relationship advice, but that’s just what you’ll find at LoveShack. It’s a tight-knit community that doesn’t just give you a flat answer. They try to guide you to the solution that’s right for you. Advice and assistance are what they do best.
Social Clout: 50+ Facebook likes
Dating Advice Forums
Bragging Rights: helping daters for more than 12 years
At DAF, you can ask and answer questions about all stages of relationships: flirting, engagements, marriage, heartbreak and more.The forum also acts as the forum for Internet Dating Stories and Way Too Personal. With all of the engaging members, you’ll find a great resource, as well as some new friends – and all of that for free!
Social Clout: 35+ Facebook likes; 5+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @idatingstory
Bragging Rights: more than 900,000 posts
Want to ask a guy or ask a girl something? You can do that here, as well as partake in forums for dating advice, teenage love and family relationships among others. You can even choose to see local advice from people around you. They also offer love media, relationship articles and classifieds – it’s your one-stop shop forum shop!
Social Clout: 3,055+ Facebook likes; 5+ Twitter followers
Twitter Handle: @loveforum_net
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