"It shows commitment." But if you're looking for a casual, but active dating life without any of the cost of other dating sites, give Ok Cupid a try.
Best for Dating Around: Volume sites like are perfect for women who are interested in expanding their social circles and dating around. It's sprawling, super established, and like a massive department store, it's got a department for everyone: millennials, seniors, single parents, people looking for fun, and those looking for something more serious like marriage," Masini says.
After a little while of chatting and waiting and waiting for responses, My response: Unfortunately, you’re running into the sad situation that is online dating.
Too many women have fake profiles that are used for making money, i.e., directing men to paid porn sites or personal Web sites or just asking men outright for money.
Ok Cupid isn't the best choice for people who are looking to get into a long-term relationship; the vast majority of users are under 30 and not necessarily looking for anything serious.
"If you're looking for a serious relationship, my advice is spend the money for a paid membership," Masini says.
Put on your battle gear because dating has become a minefield strewn with fakes ready to blow up in your face …
they’ll tell you everything you want to hear, but at a price.
Though I’m sure that’ll change if the fakes care enough to read this article—but don’t worry, they don’t.
Though, recently, I learned that averages 10 percent paid profiles and 90 percent free profiles.
The unfortunate truth is that the paid singles don’t know who is free and who is not.
If a single you’ve contacted can’t answer basic questions, just gives you one or two-word answers, or gets angry that you’ve questioned if they’re legitimate or not, then move on.
There are hundreds of dating sites on the web, and it seems like the list is growing.