The Best Online Dating Services

Dating can be hard these days. There are so many options and so little time to go through them all. An online dating site can do some of the work for you.

Match.com pioneered the online dating game back in 1995 when they launched their beta site. The site allows users to post detailed profiles and up to 26 pictures. All private communication with other singles is done using Match.com provided e-mail addresses until both users decide to provider their own personal communication methods. Match.com hosts singles in 24 different countries and in 15 different languages. A one month subscription can be purchased for $1 per day. They also will give you six months free if you do not find your perfect match in your first six months.

eHarmony is a Web site that matches its singles based on the scientifically-based personality traits. A clinical psychologist developed the site after realizing that couples who had certain compatibility indicators tended to have longer, happier, and more satisfying relationship. eHarmony continues to invest in scientific research in order to continue to match the best couples possible. One research study showed that 236 couples who met on eHarmony were married every day in the U.S. Once you have found your match, eHarmony also offers relationship advice. For $60 you can get a one month subscription to try the site.

OKCupid is a free dating site. In addition to creating your own profile and posting pictures, there are fun features not found on other sites. OKC offers “personality” tests and questions created by other members that you can answer. Your answers and how important the questions are to you are included your compatibility potential with other members. The site also has a handy built in instant message feature. If enabled, you can send and receive messages while on the site from other members who are currently on. You get to talk real-time without giving out your phone number or real e-mail address. To help in your search for the perfect match, OKC provides QuickMatches, which is when you and another person both give each other 4 or 5 stars on the looks scale, and Ice Breakers, which are when someone matches your most important criteria and some interests.

There are plenty of other dating Web sites on the internet if you look around, but eHarmony, Match.com, and OKCupid provide some of the best results and most detailed ways to check compatibility.

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