Now its about as normal (but way more fun) as Internet banking.
There are literally hundreds of dating sites out there.
The site aims to get rid of the ‘cringe factor’ associated with having to big yourself up through your online profile and makes it more of a fun community, where like-minded people can chat, meet and potentially fall in How much does it cost? The experts say: For those who are at a loss as how to sell themselves in 500 words or less, this site offers the opportunity to be described by your friend.
Try now: Mysinglefriend from £13 per month How does it work?Try now: PARSHIP from £14.90 per month How does it work?Plenty of Fish works by asking users to take a special POF Relationship Chemistry Predictor test, which measures self-confidence, family-orientation, self-control, social dependency and easygoingness. The experts say: This is great if you want free access to a large database of single people.This site provides quality over quantity and is great for those looking for a long term relationship.Try now: e Harmony from £9.95 per month How does it work?You’re then matched to those most compatible to you. It has a compatibility matching system that includes areas such as self-confidence, openness and family.A great starting point for people who have not tried online dating before and want to try it for free. is the brainchild of TV presenter Sarah Beeny and it works by each member on the site being put forward and described by a friend.Members rate new applicants over a 48-hour period based on whether or not they find the applicant ‘beautiful’.It sounds harsh, but the site claims that by admitting people based on their looks they’re removing the first hurdle of dating, saying that because everyone on the site is a fitty, members can concentrate on getting to know people’s character and personalities. If you buy a 6-month membership, you’ll get a reduced price of £7.50 per month.They regularly host members’ events where allegedly you have to look as attractive as your profile photo otherwise entry to the venue is refused.This is the ideal site for those who want to bypass the usual filtering of profiles based on looks and focus on getting to know people they know they will be attracted to.