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5 Most Embarrassing Types of Profile Pics

5 Most Embarrassing Types of Profile Pics

They say a picture tells a thousand words, and when it comes to online dating, nothing(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)

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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.

9 Craigslist Casual Encounters That’ll Make You Go “WTF”

9 Craigslist Casual Encounters That’ll Make You Go “WTF”

We all know what the “Casual Encounters” section on Craigslist entails – well, we think(read more)

16 Reasons She’s Swiping Left

16 Reasons She’s Swiping Left

Everyone knows Tinder is superficial. We know looks are supposed to make or break the(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)

5 Most Embarrassing Types of Profile Pics

5 Most Embarrassing Types of Profile Pics

They say a picture tells a thousand words, and when it comes to online dating, nothing(read more)

16 Reasons She’s Swiping Left

16 Reasons She’s Swiping Left

Everyone knows Tinder is superficial. We know looks are supposed to make or break the(read more)

Why Does He Only Text Between Dates?

Why Does He Only Text Between Dates?

This reader question came to us from Mel in Minnesota: “I met this guy online,(read more)

11 Best Weirdest Dating Sites of 2015

11 Best Weirdest Dating Sites of 2015

The online dating world can be filled with fetishes, freaks and romantic faux pas. Few(read more)

LoveByte: The All-In-One App for a Holistic Couple Experience

LoveByte: The All-In-One App for a Holistic Couple Experience

The 411: What started as a blogging site for couples, LoveByte has now become a leading(read more)

DateMySchool: Educated People, Educated Dates

DateMySchool: Educated People, Educated Dates

The 411: With more than 1 million registered users and open to 2,400 accredited colleges(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)

 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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eHarmony

Accounting for 2% 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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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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OurTime.com

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

 Online Dating Site

BlackPeopleMeet

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

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Chemistry.com

Similar to eHarmony, but with a smaller user base and an accepting approach to all sexualities. Paid membership required for basic features.