10 Best Dating Websites (2014)

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4.9/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Search by age, profile, zip, more

Our Experts Say: 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. Full Review »

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★★★★★
4.6/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Search, plus daily match suggestons

Our Experts Say: 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. Full Review »

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4.6/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Personality test suggests matches

Our Experts Say: 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. Full Review »

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4.4/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Search by age, profile, zip, more

Our Experts Say: OurTime is quickly gaining popularity amongst older singles, featuring an extensive profile search and simple interface. Exclusively for ages 50+. Full Review »

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4.0/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Search by age, profile, zip, more

Our Experts Say: Visited by 4% of U.S. blacks monthly, BlackPeopleMeet is the most popular dating site for African-Americans of all backgrounds. Full Review »

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4.0/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Search by zip, age, religion, interests

Our Experts Say: uDate is an "all in one" solution combining the user networks of Match.com and other popular sites into a single platform. Search millions of profiles by zip code, age, religion and more.

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3.8/5.0

Relationships: Deep Relationships

Match System: Personality test suggests matches

Our Experts Say: Similar to eHarmony, but with a smaller user base and an accepting approach to all sexualities. Paid membership required for basic features. Full Review »

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3.6/5.0

Relationships: Casual Dates, Deep Relationships

Match System: Free to browse. Easy search options

Our Experts Say: SeniorPeopleMeet.com is the most popular dating site exclusively for those 60 and older. Safe and easy to use, with a free trial to view profiles. Full Review »

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3.5/5.0

Relationships: Hookups Only

Match System: Search by location, interest, more

Our Experts Say: Make no mistake: this site isn't about making friends, it's about short-term "hookups" and affairs only. Its popularity is undeniable, boasting more users than any other dating site.

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3.5/5.0

Relationships: Online Chat, Dates, Hookups

Match System: Search by interests, zip code, profiles

Our Experts Say: SpeedDate is a fast-growing, discreet service that enables online encounters via instant messenger, video chat, etc. Users then choose who to "hook up" with in the real world.

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