Other Features Like Plentyof Fish, Ok Cupid offers a range of useful features: Also like Plentyof Fish, you can upgrade to a paid membership, which provides ad-free browsing, preferential placement in search results, storage of up to 5,000 messages, and anonymous browsing.
The cost is .95 for one month, .85 for three months, or .70 for six months.
Being divorced for several years, I have tried my hand at online dating, experimenting with a number of different sites, and I know from experience that for someone new to the process, it can be rather intimidating and confusing.
In fact, they’re not even exclusively for dating, as Ok Cupid allows you to be married or in a relationship but looking for friends.
Free sites may also work better for individuals who are separated, but not yet divorced (or separated with no immediate intention to divorce).
It is similar to Match.com, but is geared toward a younger demographic.
Unlike other dating websites, Zoosk requires you to upload a photo, and it can integrate information from your other social networking accounts to create your profile.
You’re Matched According to Answers Ok Cupid matches you with others not only based on your browsing activity on the site, but also based on the way you answer a number of introductory questions.
Examples of the questions include: You can set your answers to be publicly available, or you can choose to set all (or some) to private.
Upgrading costs .40 for three months, .00 for six months, or .40 for one year.
Plentyof Fish has spun off a new dating site called e Vow, which is only for those seriously looking for a long-term relationship.
To help answer that question, keep the following in mind: Free sites are geared toward casual daters, while paid sites tend to be for people looking for a serious relationship.
Of course, it’s not always that simple, and there are exceptions.
If you have no interest in casual dating and are looking for a more meaningful relationship, you may want to subscribe to a paid site.