Lavalife.com: Lavalife is a decent site that is popular in the U. On Lavalife, you will have the option to search for people interested in casual dating, relationships or intimate encounters. Because it is free, you will find that you will need to send out tons of messages even to just get one response.
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.
Gay Cupid.com: Gay is Cupid Media’s gay dating site.
One of the best features I like is the verification of identity.
This site for plus-sized people is fabulous and has lots of members spread across the U. A quick search of women aged 21-35 who live in the New York area will return over 1000 profiles. If I were starting a dating search for black people, I would start with and then go to this site after the well has run dry.
Black People Meet.com: This site has a lot of users both in the U. For the best results, you can sign up for both sites.Most of the general dating sites I mentioned in Section 1 will allow you to search for Asians to date.Return to Table of Contents BBPeople Meet.com: In case you didn’t know what “BB” stands for, it stands for “Big and Beautiful.” BBW stands for “Big and Beautiful Women.” If you are plus-sized or regular-sized and are looking to date someone plus-sized, this site will cater to you.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 eharmony though, I spent a lot more time weeding through lower quality profiles.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 eharmony).Sign up for POF when you have completely exhausted the other fine options above.Okcupid.com: I used several times in the past and have never had success with it.Nevertheless, it has a massive membership base and I have friends who give it much praise (maybe they have the magic touch), so it is worth adding to your dating site list as a last resort.Match.com: Your best bet if you are looking for Asian dating options will be to sign up for and then filter by ethnicity.I’m always for casting the net as wide as possible. Afrointroductions.com: If I had limited money, I would stick to the first two black-oriented sites above due to the sheer number of members those sites have.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.