I found love on a Cupid Media site (Brazil Cupid.com).

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 e Harmony).

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.

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.

One of the best features I like is the verification of identity.

Fake profiles are always a huge issue with dating sites, so I like how they have this option for people who want to let others know that what you see is more likely what you are going to get.

The best online dating sites in the United States have millions of members. is so great for online dating because there is a site for pretty much any niche or interest you can imagine. is that you have millions of singles to choose from. I used this site for two years while I was living in New York and had quite a few dates.

Even the second tier online dating sites pack a punch with hundreds of thousands of members. The abundance of choice though has its advantages and disadvantages. The disadvantage is that there are a ton of bad online dating sites full of fake profiles and empty promises. Unlike e Harmony though, I spent a lot more time weeding through lower quality profiles.

If you are in the United States (or even Canada), e Harmony is the first site I would sign up for.

is a good site, but with e Harmony, because of the exhaustive questionnaire you have to fill out when you sign up, you will spend less time weeding through low quality profiles.

However, if you’ve run out of options, is a decent third option. Christian Mingle.com: If religion is a big relationship criteria for you and you are Christian, I recommend you begin your online dating journey with Christian Even as a free member, you will have a wide range of functionality uncommon among many online dating sites.