Top 10 new matching dating sites
Some online dating sites even offer discounted or free extended memberships.
With online dating you don't have the pressure of the introduction or the awkwardness of a blind date.
More than half, or 53 percent, of single people have created a dating profile, according to Match's recent Singles in America study, which polled over 5,000 single men and women in December.
Today, 40 percent of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25 percent met a first date through a friend.© 2019 CNBC LLC. A Division of NBCUniversal Data is a real-time snapshot *Data is delayed at least 15 minutes.
Pricing can vary greatly between online dating sites, but for the potential of finding someone special, they are reasonably priced.
In addition, many sites offer free trials, or the ability to view matches for free.
(A score of 100 indicates respondents were completely satisfied; 80 was very satisfied and 60 was fairly well-satisfied.)Still, many users found the sites frustrating.