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Dating Apps vs Dating Sites: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

Dating Apps vs Dating Sites: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

First came newspaper ads (queue: do you like pina coladas?), then came video dating, then(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)

4 Tips For Your First Time Online Dating

4 Tips For Your First Time Online Dating

While it seems the whole world is swiping right and left on Tinder or finding(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)

Dating Apps vs Dating Sites: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

Dating Apps vs Dating Sites: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

First came newspaper ads (queue: do you like pina coladas?), then came video dating, then(read more)

4 Tips For Your First Time Online Dating

4 Tips For Your First Time Online Dating

While it seems the whole world is swiping right and left on Tinder or finding(read more)

8 Ways to Cope with Online Rejection

8 Ways to Cope with Online Rejection

Rejection and online dating. Those are two terms that are pretty much synonymous. I have(read more)

The 1st Thing You Should Say When Online Dating

The 1st Thing You Should Say When Online Dating

One of the most common remarks I hear from male online daters is, “I have(read more)

CatholicMatch: The Faith-Focused Dating Site You’ve Been Looking For

CatholicMatch: The Faith-Focused Dating Site You’ve Been Looking For

The 411: For the past 16 years, CatholicMatch.com has been the #1 dating site dedicated to(read more)

3.5 Million Adult FriendFinder Users’ Kinks Leaked — Why You Should Care

3.5 Million Adult FriendFinder Users’ Kinks Leaked — Why You Should Care

If you haven’t heard, Adult FriendFinder was hacked recently. Don’t worry: We’re just as surprised —(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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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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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 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.