Something Better than eHarmony?

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  1. melbel profile image95
    melbelposted 8 years ago

    I tried eHarmony but I didn't subscribe. I got matched up with a few guys and some of them sounded interesting but I've got to pay to see their pics or to contact them. Now, if I contact them, they have to be a member to contact me back... and the chances of that are pretty slim so I don't really want to subscribe.

    Does anyone know of anything that's like really popular like eHarmony but isn't like just matching like my age to guys to find matches?

    1. profile image61
      ManInBraposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      There is always "Plenty Of Fish"...

      1. ashatt profile image69
        ashattposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I agree with this statement. I found a guy of my dreams on that site. I got lots of good friends, too. It isn't just for dating. If done carefully, you can find and meet new people, girls and guys, friends or for dating. All in what you want and what you find. And the best thing, IT'S FREE.

    2. macey_2_cute profile image37
      macey_2_cuteposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      okcupid.com smile i use it all the time for free. and i really like their match system. its fun to just answer questions when your bored. just be careful not click on any of the adds.

      i did the same thing on eharmony lol. im not gonna pay just to send someone a message.

    3. Stevennix2001 profile image89
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      you can always try zoosk if you have a facebook account, as they're both affiliated and it's free.  plus, there's another site called plenty of fish in the sea, as i heard that's free too.

    4. dashingscorpio profile image88
      dashingscorpioposted 5 months agoin reply to this

      Personally I would avoid the "free sites" if I wanted anything beyond casual dating or going out for the fun of it. Anytime something is "free" you're likely going to have to wade through a lot of riff raft to find some quality people. There also "niche sites" if you're looking for something "specific" should as age group (seniors), religion, race, political affiliation, or hobbies..etc However "niche sites" usually have  fewer members.

      You might want to check out http://www.datingadvice.com/reviews.
      They have reviews of the top 10 online dating sites and go into detail such as the demographics of the members by age, gender ratio, and the ease of using the sites as well as what the requirements and restrictions are.

      Some people simply hate the idea of paying money to find a date.
      However I believe they're looking at it the wrong way.
      The fee simply grants you (access) to meet other members.
      Much like going out to a nightclub and paying a "cover charge".
      There are no guarantees you're going to have a great time, dance all night, or meet someone special.

      Each of us (chooses) our own friends, lovers, and spouse.
      Each of us has our own mate selection process/"must haves list".
      Each of us has our own boundaries and "deal breakers".

      Some of the most popular (fee based sites) are Match.com and Zoosk.

      Nevertheless no matter which site you join it's up to (you) to choose who you will engage with and go out with.
      Nothing happens until you say: "yes".
      You're responsible for (your) choices!

  2. profile image46
    beckyiposted 7 years ago

    Anything I know similiar to EHarmony costs money. And trust me I have searched. However, you could check out match.com.

  3. Bill Manning profile image72
    Bill Manningposted 7 years ago

    I actually run several dating sites. All of them are about making money, it's a business. However good ones do have real members that are looking.

    You will have to pay on any dating site to contact others. Again, that's why they have them, to make money. Also they all pretty much use the same way to match people up.

    It's really just a roll of the dice, I don't care what one you use. Personally I'd use yahoo! dating.

    Whatever you do, DON'T use fling dot com. They will rip you off and put extra charges on your card. Good luck, sorry I can't help more.

    BTW I'm single too. smile

    1. charkamman profile image61
      charkammanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      LOL not a good testimonial for your own websites eheheh
      Unless you're a bachelor-by choice of course, with such lot of opportunities around wink

      1. Bill Manning profile image72
        Bill Manningposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Actually I am a bachelor by choice. And my dating sites are niche markets, not my type. wink

  4. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 7 years ago

    The best opinion I heard on this is, if the guy isn' willing to spend $6 a month to get to know you, then he probably isn't worth knowing.

    1. sofs profile image80
      sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      mmmm...  has the ring of truth to it!  big_smile

  5. mrshadeed profile image50
    mrshadeedposted 7 years ago

    Match.com is less expensive than E-Harmony and offers the Match guarantee, where if you follow their instructions (upload a profile pic, contact 3 members per month etc.) you are entitled to an additional 6 months.

  6. Paul Wingert profile image76
    Paul Wingertposted 7 years ago

    I prefer Plenty of Fish mainly becasue it's FREE.

  7. kj30605 profile image54
    kj30605posted 7 years ago

    I would definitely recommend Match.com. You have to pay for the membership, but it's worth it if you have the time to put into it. Reading/responding to e-mails can become a full time job- but it's a lot of fun, and it's all up to you how you want to handle it.

    I met my boyfriend on Match.com, and he's the most wonderful person I've ever met. I didn't know guys like him existed.

    It's worth a try!

  8. skyfire profile image73
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    http://i.imgur.com/Hz34O.jpg


    lol  lol

  9. profile image58
    denisbill1posted 5 months ago

    I agree with this. I found a man of my dreams on that site I have found a lot of good friends, even if this is not just for dating, if done with caution, you can meet and meet new people, girls and friends, friends or dating. What do you want and what you find and best of all, it's free.
    https://babasupport.org/software/eharmo … ervice/489

 
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