According to market research, 1 out of 6 marriages that are happening in the US right now originated online, and these days nearly 30% of couples meet on the internet.
But, as great as those stats sound, online dating is also utterly time consuming and competitive.
At the two biggest subscription-based sites in the U.
S., ( a month) and e Harmony ( a month), users can save by signing on for, say, a six-month bundle ( per month and per month, respectively).
Free Trial (USA/CA) Free Trial (UK) I personally know many more people who have met their partners on than on e Harmony.
My brother met his wife on and also a best friend met her husband on too.
Luckily both and e Harmony are both very trustworthy sites and also have the largest and most active membership numbers that stretch into the millions.
In fact, the team at Match so confident that you’ll find love amongst their millions of members that they offer a guarantee: find someone special in 6 months or get 6 more months for free.
Indeed, for online purveyors of love, business is booming.
While people used to meet mostly through friends, says Reuben J.
“Finding a soul mate can cost you.” As the data breach of the adultery website, Ashley Madison.com, has shown, online dating doesn’t come cheap — in terms of monthly fees and, in extreme cases, public embarrassment and lawyer’s fees in divorce court.
Hackers alleged late Tuesday that they had dumped account details and log-in information of around 32 million users of the website, revealing millions of street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and credit-card details.