On Valentine's Day, some singles may be inspired to step up their dating game. Amy Giberson, now 34, was reluctant to try internet dating again but she decided to give it one more shot in 2014. There are a slew of sites and apps to help singles find love and, for the most part, they work, according to Consumer Reports.
She downloaded the Match app and connected with Justin Pounders, also 34, almost immediately. Nearly half, or 44 percent, of those who tried online dating said it led to a serious long-term relationship or marriage, the magazine found.
Overall, respondents preferred free sites like Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr over paid sites like Match and e Harmony, in part because of the value.
The now infamous infidelity dating site Ashley Madison, which was one of the most expensive, was also the lowest-scoring online dating service, with a score of 37.
e Harmony is a great dating site, and millions of singles have had a lot of success with it, particularly those who were looking for a serious relationship.
If you want to give e Harmony a try, here’s what you need to know about the success you can expect.
It really is a consumer issue worthy of our attention." said Margot Gilman, money editor for Consumer Reports.
Of 19,131 couples who met online and got married, only around 7% were either separated or divorced (the overall U. Cacioppo, director of the Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience at The University of Chicago and one of the study’s authors.
The study was funded by online-dating site e but was overseen by independent statisticians, Cacioppo says.
You’re bound to at least know a friend of a friend of a friend who this has happened to.
More than half a million people and counting who met on e Harmony and became a couple have tied the knot.
And those marriages are less likely to break down and are associated with slightly higher marital satisfaction rates than those of couples who met offline, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.