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Real People, Real Feelings, Real Dating — Cupid.com Provides a Genuine, Safe & Fun Online Dating Experience

Cupid.com Provides a Genuine, Safe & Fun Online Dating Experience

The Short Version: For singles who are tired of endless swiping and messaging that don’t(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.

The Clover App Makes Getting to the First Date Easier Thanks to Group Chat Icebreakers & Date Matching

The Clover App Makes Getting to the First Date Easier

The Short Version: Instead of swiping based on looks and a guess of what you might(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)

PositiveSingles: A Community Where People With STIs Can Find Dates & Support

PositiveSingles: A Community Where People With STIs Can Find Dates & Support

The Short Version: The path to finding a date or partner — often full of(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)

Real People, Real Feelings, Real Dating — Cupid.com Provides a Genuine, Safe & Fun Online Dating Experience

Cupid.com Provides a Genuine, Safe & Fun Online Dating Experience

The Short Version: For singles who are tired of endless swiping and messaging that don’t(read more)

The Clover App Makes Getting to the First Date Easier Thanks to Group Chat Icebreakers & Date Matching

The Clover App Makes Getting to the First Date Easier

The Short Version: Instead of swiping based on looks and a guess of what you might(read more)

PositiveSingles: A Community Where People With STIs Can Find Dates & Support

PositiveSingles: A Community Where People With STIs Can Find Dates & Support

The Short Version: The path to finding a date or partner — often full of(read more)

How Does Tinder Work? — Plus 3 Alternatives

How Does Tinder Work?

Tinder came onto the scene in 2012 and quickly grew into one of the most(read more)

AdvanDate: iCupid Dating Software Builds You a User-Friendly Dating Site

AdvanDate's iCupid Software Builds User-Friendly Dating Sites

The Short Version: As online dating becomes more common among singles (and more lucrative among businesses),(read more)

12 Best Dating Simulator Games (For Guys & Girls)

12 Best Dating Simulator Games

My best friend got the original Sims game when it came out in 2000, and(read more)

Growing Self®: Affordable Relationship and Life Coaching — From Dating Profiles to Breakup Recovery

Growing Self®: Affordable Relationship and Life Coaching

The Short Version: A website with heart, Growing Self offers effective therapy; marriage counseling; love, life, and(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)

Study Shows Online Dating is Less Segregated

Study Shows Online Dating is Less Segregated

Does a fear of not being considered attractive by someone of a different race deter(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.

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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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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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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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ChristianMingle

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

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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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BlackPeopleMeet

BlackPeopleMeet.com is the largest online dating site for black and biracial daters of all backgrounds, and is used by 1.4 million daters each month.