If you've already committed to a dating website, be sure to check out our online dating pointers for tips on how to improve your odds.
But if you're still new to the game, be forewarned that not all sites are created equal—some are free, some are for religious purposes, and some are downright sleazy.
Based on your answers, gives you a personality title—for example, Director, Negotiator, Builder, Explorer—and from there, you're matched with others who should be good matches, based on scientific research.
Based on my unprofessional opinion, this is the most valuable personality test of all the dating websites. Best for: Singles over 35, and those who care deeply about relationship science.
In the end, you can be rejected without explanation. Question philosophy: The matching algorithm is limited to questions about religious practices and beliefs and ethnicity.
The rest is left up to you to describe yourself freely.
It's the first step to maximizing your chances at finding love. What sets it apart is its hyper-intense science-based matching algorithm, designed by Helen Fisher, Ph.
(It's a scientific way of asking if you're aggressive.)User base: From the About Us page: "Take the test that over 8,000,000 people worldwide have already taken." Of course, this doesn't mean all of those singles are active members . However, to communicate with these matches—or to see who's been looking at your profile—you need to sign up.e depends heavily on its matching system, which is constantly revised by a team of scientists.
At any given time you might see 12,000-15,000 members.
Date began: 1997 Cost: The free sign-up allows you to post a profile, search for members, reply to instant messages, send (but not receive) a variety of "flirts" (like the myriad of "pokes" that Facebook offers)—and (bonus! The premium service has more options for communication: email, chat, and an internal instant messaging service.
But, as mentioned above, you're allowed to create three separate profiles and answer questions differently for each based on your intentions.
User base: There's speculation that the site hosts over 5 million users.