If you are single and need a little help, heres some places to start looking.
OKCupid.com. OK Cupid has an estimated 3.5 million active users and many consider it to be best dating site on the web, period. It's completely free, though members can upgrade to a paid "A-List" membership to remove site ads and get bonus features.
PlentyofFish.com. POF, as it's called, is another 100% free dating site. Like OK Cupid, users can upgrade to a paid premium account, but there's no cost to create a profile or contact other users. With an estimated 5.3 million visitors, it may be the biggest free site for online dating.
For paid subscription sites, we like: Match.com. With an estimated 96,000,000 users, Match.com is one of the biggest online dating sites on the web and one of the oldest. The site also hosts in-person meet-up events, called Stirs, all around the country. It's free to create a profile, upload your photo and search for matches, but you need to buy a membership to contact other people.
Zoosk.com. Another top-ranking paid site, Zoosk integrates with social media sites like Facebook to make it easier for you to complete your profile. Like Match.com, it's free to join but the features are very limited unless you subscribe.
Chemistry.com. Chemistry.com is part of the same network that owns Match.com, but its matching questionnaire is specifically designed to pair individuals for long-term relationships. A free account lets you take personality tests, create a profile, and browse, but a paid subscription is required if you want to talk to your matches.
Paid sites offer extra features that free sites don't have, and some reviewers believe that you'll find better people on these sites because the users put more effort into their paid profiles. Just remember to read user reviews and see what Scambook members are saying before you sign up.