As I mention in my online dating e-book, when I started out, I had no clue what I was doing, and my money was going down the drain each month with no results (or girlfriend) to show for it. Click on any of the options below in order to go to that section. One of the main downsides of this site is that you have to pay to be able to have decent search functionality.
If you are willing to put forth the effort it takes to browse through a lot of profiles and send hundreds of messages, you have what it takes to meet a lot of singles in the U. I created this post as a guide to help you find the best online dating site for you. Chemistry.com: A sister site to Match.com, is for people who are interested in a serious relationship (similar to eharmony).
I’ve done online dating extensively in the United States, read a ton of reviews, and listened to the experiences of friends who have tried out the various sites below. The signup process can be a bit tedious, but I am always for thorough sign up processes because it helps weed out the unmotivated daters and spammers.
Remember, your dating life, just like your career, is an investment that will pay off in the end with enough patience and diligence.
As a side note, it is worth paying for a good subscription on eharmony to have the highest level of functionality.
Single Parent Dating Sites Return to Table of Contents eharmony.com: While used to be my favorite site, I now prefer eharmony.
Lavalife.com: Lavalife is a decent site that is popular in the U. On Lavalife, you will have the option to search for people interested in casual dating, relationships or intimate encounters. Because it is free, you will find that you will need to send out tons of messages even to just get one response.Black People Meet.com: This site has a lot of users both in the U. For the best results, you can sign up for both sites.I’m always for casting the net as wide as possible. Afrointroductions.com: If I had limited money, I would stick to the first two black-oriented sites above due to the sheer number of members those sites have.Plentyoffish.com: Plenty of Fish (POF) is completely free to use and sign up. I also found that the overall quality of the members on POF was lower than the pay sites I mentioned above.Sign up for POF when you have completely exhausted the other fine options above.Okcupid.com: I used several times in the past and have never had success with it.