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Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates Before You Meet

Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates

The Short Version: From 2009 to 2013, professional matchmakers JoAnn and Steve Ward hosted VH1’s(read more)

Study: 7 Secrets for “Dating Profile Headlines” (With Examples)

Study: 7 Secrets for Dating Profile Headlines

Writing an online dating profile comes with easy and hard steps. Easy might include filling(read more)

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Match.com

Match.com has led to more dates, marriages and relationships than any other site. Its impressive user base and success rate make it our top review.

Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates Before You Meet

Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates

The Short Version: From 2009 to 2013, professional matchmakers JoAnn and Steve Ward hosted VH1’s(read more)

“What Is Zoosk?” (12 Things You Didn’t Know)

What Is Zoosk? 12 Things You Didn't Know

When I first heard the word “Zoosk” several years ago, I thought it was the(read more)

6 Studies That Prove Online Dating is WAY Better Than Offline Dating

6 Studies That Prove Online Dating is WAY Better Than Offline Dating

Online dating sites pride themselves on their self-proclaimed status as the future of matchmaking and(read more)

Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates Before You Meet

Master Matchmakers® Pioneers an App: Love Lab® Verifies Your Dates

The Short Version: From 2009 to 2013, professional matchmakers JoAnn and Steve Ward hosted VH1’s(read more)

“What Is Zoosk?” (12 Things You Didn’t Know)

What Is Zoosk? 12 Things You Didn't Know

When I first heard the word “Zoosk” several years ago, I thought it was the(read more)

Age Gap is Just a Number — At Toyboy Warehouse Cougars and Toyboys Find Romance Online

Toyboy Warehouse Helps Cougars and Toyboys Find Romance Online

The Short Version: Age-gap romance can be difficult to find in the real world, but Toyboy(read more)

Christian Connection: Online Dating Based on Faith and Trust

Christian Connection: Online Dating Based on Faith and Trust

The Short Version: Your church isn’t the only place to meet single Christians — Christian Connection is(read more)

CandiDate: The Android Dating App for Politically Passionate Singles Now Coming to iOS

CandiDate: The App for Politically Passionate Singles Coming to iOS

The Short Version: While it began a few years ago as a hackathon project to(read more)

A New Outlook on Adult Dating: FirstMet Creates a Friendly, Low-Pressure Platform for Singles Worldwide

FirstMet Creates a Friendly, Low-Pressure Platform for Singles

The Short Version: Over 30 million users strong, FirstMet is among the largest dating apps on Facebook, with(read more)

Study: 7 Secrets for “Dating Profile Headlines” (With Examples)

Study: 7 Secrets for Dating Profile Headlines

Writing an online dating profile comes with easy and hard steps. Easy might include filling(read more)

6 Studies That Prove Online Dating is WAY Better Than Offline Dating

6 Studies That Prove Online Dating is WAY Better Than Offline Dating

Online dating sites pride themselves on their self-proclaimed status as the future of matchmaking and(read more)

Selfies: Small Changes Make a Big Difference

Selfies: Small Changes Make a Big Difference

It might be time to take a closer look at yourself, or more specifically your(read more)

1 in 10 Men are Seeking “Non-Gay” Men on Craigslist

1 in 10 Men are Seeking “Non-Gay” Men on Craigslist

The heart wants what the hearts wants, though sometimes it can be a confusing order.(read more)

67 Percent of Couples Share Their Online Passwords

67 Percent of Couples Share Their Online Passwords

Sharing has always been one of the trickier things in life. Sharing too much can(read more)

4 in 10 Millennials Search Their Dates On Facebook

4 in 10 Millennials Search Their Dates On Facebook

When it comes to dating, more and more Americans are turning into a detective, researching(read more)

 Online Dating Site

Match.com

Match.com has led to more dates, marriages and relationships than any other site. Its impressive user base and success rate make it our top review.

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Zoosk

Zoosk's integration with social networks and its popular smartphone app make it one of the web's fastest-growing dating sites for casual and serious daters.

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eHarmony

Accounting for 4% of U.S. marriages, eHarmony's compatibility-based system and commitment-minded user base are ideal for those seeking a serious relationship.

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EliteSingles.com

EliteSingles is the premier site for educated professionals. Most members are upper-income with college degrees, and its Fraud Detection ensures no-nonsense dating.

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OurTime.com

OurTime is quickly gaining popularity amongst older singles, featuring an extensive profile search and simple interface. Exclusively for ages 50+.

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ChristianMingle

ChristianMingle is the largest dating site exclusively for devout Christian singles. Offers excellent search functionality and safety features.