In 1983, Pat Benatar declared "love is a battlefield," one of the truer phrases ever to be laid down on wax.Unfortunately, the ongoing war is one that's highlighted whenever Valentine's Day approaches.After all, no other day reminds people of the loneliness that comes with not being matched up with another.
The Internet, thankfully, allows us to hunt for our true loves—or even booty calls—without ever cruising bars, joining book clubs, going on speed dates, or even rolling out of bed and getting dressed.
We've reviewed five high-profile online dating sites and ranked them based on features, usability, and price.
We also went on a few dates to see if the services could pair us up with compatible people.
So, check out the blurbs below for micro-reviews of each online dating site, or click through for full, in-depth reviews that chronicle our dating exploits.
%display Price% at %seller% Simply put, e Harmony is the best online dating site that PCMag.com's tested, despite its segregated approach.
e Harmony has a beautiful, intuitive layout (you never fight against it as you do with Plenty of Fish), and offers services designed to get you paired up with that special someone.
e Harmony is pricey, no doubt, but the online dating experience is top-notch.
One drawback, for some: its segregates non-heterosexuals into a separate site.
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If you can overlook Match's rather busy interface and handful of other niggles, you'll find it to be an online dating service that's worth your time and money.
If you're put off by e Harmony's conservative take on sexual diversity, is a great choice.