According to Match.com, online dating sites are at their busiest between Dec. 26 and Feb. 14. Match reports 50 million messages sent and 1 million dates occurring during this time, which is referred to as peak dating season. If you’re single and considering signing up for online dating, get ready. Apparently, 8:55 p.m. EST on Sunday, Jan. 7 is the absolute best time to join. Match predicts a 42 percent increase in new members during the most popular day of the year for online dating.
Between Bumble, OkCupid, Zoosk, Tinder, JDate, Match, eHarmony, Our Time, The League, Hater, Plenty of Fish, Mingle2, Black People Meet, Christian Mingle, Scruff, Beautiful People, Farmers Only, Coffee Meets Bagel, Elite Singles, Secret, Clover, Hinge, MeetMe, Happn, Badoo, Grindr, HER, Jack’d, Sudy, Cheekd, Luxy, and The Inner Circle (omg this is only a handful of the sites people use!) – – – – you have options.
All of these sites are going to be at their peak membership between now and February 14th, so hop on a site that sounds right to you, fill out a profile that has your best face forward, and be open to the idea that love can be found online, you just need to keep your wits about you and do it the smart and safe way.
Here are some safety tips from Match.com:
As Match.com states above, it’s up to you to research and do your due diligence. If you don’t know how to or don’t have the time to, that’s exactly where we come in.
Light and love always,