Top Dating Sites

The list below is of the top dating sites in the world. When making the claim “top” we are referring to the largest and most active memberships for people looking for a mainstream relationship or a friendship that could possibly turn into more. Certain countries including Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and the United States are some of the most active nations. That said, any of the sites listed below have an active scene regardless of which country you are in.

Basically all the sites listed below share the same features which are highly customizable profile and search criteria. Active international membership, free account options and more. Many even include free personality tests to help you find a match based on similar interests.

Perfect Match – This is one of the largest main stream online dating sites on the web. It’s been around since 2003 and thanks to countless mentions on TV, it has a very large membership. It also has countless niches. If you browse to the other niche dating sites on this website you’ll find Perfect match mentioned numerous times.

Lava Life – One of the most popular and well known dating sites. This site has millions of users and has been mentioned in the mainstream media countless times. It’s free to sign up and the site is broken down into sections like “relationships” or “intimate encounters”. Another mega site with lot’s of small niches one can explore as well if interested.

E-Harmony – Specializes in helping singles find the love of their life. A very popular choice with lots of media coverage which means members and an easy to use interface. Once again like all of these, signing up and building a profile is free. Worth a look at this site tends to attract the “long-term” crowd.

Chemistry – Popular for it’s “Chemistry test” which has already been taken by a staggering 8,000,000 other members. Once that is complete it will suggest possible matches based on your replies. It’s also a closed dating site so only members can browse / contact other members. Worth looking into to get an idea of “who is actually right for you”. I tried the test, it works, results are sometimes not what you would have assumed though!

Date.com – One of the original players in the online dating world. Countless members and criteria to build a profile or search for a partner with. Like all these giants it also features smaller niche categories one can search or join to help increase the odds of finding a date that could turn into a relationship.

There are many dating sites in this niche however these are basically the top ones. The cream of the crop where your odds of meeting someone special increase drastically. Think of going to a dating site like a bar or a busy beach. The busier the beach the more likely you’ll find someone that catches your eye.