We also went on a few dates to see if the services could pair us up with compatible people.
In 1983, Pat Benatar declared "love is a battlefield," one of the truer phrases ever to be laid down on wax.
Unfortunately, the ongoing war is one that's highlighted whenever Valentine's Day approaches.
It’s no surprise then that many locals turn to online dating to find a match, particularly 18 – 24 year olds and 55-64 year olds.
According to data from the Pew Research Center, 27 percent of young adults nationwide say they have used online dating (almost triple the number from two years ago) and among the older age group, online dating has doubled from 6 percent in 2013 to 12 percent in 2015.
Other sites such as Plenty Of Fish, OK Cupid and Senior People Meet had much smaller percentages of lasting matches made online.
While many websites have reputations — Tinder for hookups and e Harmony for commitment, for example — the reality is that there are a range of people on all sites and the best thing online daters can do is find the site that works best for them and remember that it pays to be persistent.
The Internet, thankfully, allows us to hunt for our true loves—or even booty calls—without ever cruising bars, joining book clubs, going on speed dates, or even rolling out of bed and getting dressed.
We've reviewed five high-profile online dating sites and ranked them based on features, usability, and price.
%display Price% at %seller% Simply put, e Harmony is the best online dating site that PCMag.com's tested, despite its segregated approach.
e Harmony has a beautiful, intuitive layout (you never fight against it as you do with Plenty of Fish), and offers services designed to get you paired up with that special someone.
But the magazine, which made its first attempt to rate online dating sites, found the results to be contradictory.