10 Best Dating Websites in the World 2013

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Everybody needs love in their life and a person who will become his or her life partner. Love is such a feeling that changes the meaning of your life and brings new perspectives towards the things you see. But in today’s time we often see many relationships which fades and are at a point to scramble off. This shows that unfortunately it is a little difficult to have a companion who understands you and loves you the way you are. In this busy life no person has time to communicate or roam around to search true love or a like minded soul-mate who will blossom up their life. So keeping in mind and view, many dating websites have been introduced for those people who are really waiting to get a true companion to complete their life and share their feelings. Recent studies showed that online dating has become more popular than ever as people are turning to these online dating sites to find their perfect life partner. Below are the list of the best 10 dating websites where one can find the best result of finding your true love for life anytime and anywhere:

10. FriendFinder

As the name suggests Friendfinder it not only helps you to find true friends but also helps you to find a special one. You will be able to explore many features such as instant chat rooms, message boards, voice messages, exclusive magazine, email updates, blog writing-reading and many more. And all these can be done by Standard, Silver and Gold members once joined but the Silver and Gold members need to pay while registration whereas the registration is free for the standard member. The estimated monthly visitors are around 875,000 and around 3.5 million are its member.

9. Matchmaker

As the name suggests Matchmaker, matching is its key feature which means that you can match your interest with the other person’s interest. It was founded in 1986 as a dial-up service. The free members will only be able to create a profile, search and then send flirt to others members to show they are interested whereas the subscribed members can easily send emails and enjoy instant online messenger chats. Features of this site include diverse communities based on religion, interest, compatible members, voice greetings, chat rooms with host of other members and the most pleasing feature of Matchmaker is that you can save your search preferences so that there is no need to tick the old boxes again and again. Estimated monthly visitors are around 50,000 and consists of more than 8 million members in whom mostly are female than male.

8. JDate

It is considered to be world’s biggest Jewish online dating website which often strongly disapproves to give personal details. Although for Jewish but not all members need to be Jewish for joining. Jdate is designed in such a way that it uses clever icons for communicating with the singles adding instant chat within it. Flexible search function, complimentary services like speed dating parties for a suitable match, trips, local events are some of its features. Estimated active members are around 10 million.

7. lavalife

Although a Canada based online dating website, but has become popular in other countries as well making it a good way to meet people from their city as well singles from overseas too. The most pleasing feature which this site provides to you is that it gives you the opportunity to create more than one profile i.e. one profile looking for dates, another for serious relationships, third for intimate encounters and so on. Unlike other websites, in Lavalife as a free user you are free to respond to the messages sent to you by the paying members. You can even go for video chatting if you have a webcam, create favourite members list, read exclusive magazine, search members within 1 mile of location and many more. To gain profit the website collects private information about people from different sources and merchandises with the members. Estimated active members are around 15 million till date.

6. Chemistry

It is known as the sister of Match as it was established by the same team that worked for that company. It pairs members for long term relationships through compatibility and chemistry by taking up a personality test. Since you are not allowed to search manually the matches of your own, so the site finds a suitable match based on your personality. Chemistry offers you various pricing plans suiting your budget and the site became popular only after when online daters of same sex were rejected by eHarmony. More than 8 million people as of 2013 has registered as Chemistry members.

5. Spark

It is a US centred online dating website with its sites in number of international pies. Saprk is a very user friendly site with no kind of banners or advertisements, the layout being very clean and in fact very easy to navigate for anyone. As a free member you can browse and search million of singles and explore various features such as Click which is a simple way to express that you want to get along with the other member and if that member agrees then Spark lets you know, color-coded personality test, instant chat, videos on dating and relationships….so on. Video and audio chats are only available to the subscribed members who pay at a reasonable price. Over 7 million members are registered with Spark who look for love, lust and commitment not only in US but also UK, Australia and other parts of Europe.

4. PlentyOfFish

One of the best and successful online dating site till date, POF as known by the members, is a free dating site with the most advanced matching services developed by team of PhD’s. This POF website organisation is still run by the owner Marcus Friend himself in spite of his user base exceeds those of subscribed websites in North America. The site offers you with features like relationship coaching, guidelines to get attention, comprehensive questionnaire, live chat, a chemistry test…lot more. According to conducted research, POF is such a great system that 50% of their singles found their partners in top 10 and 17% of the time the site chose the exact match. Estimated monthly visitors are around 21,000,000 and about 1000 members are online at a time.

3. Zoosk

A brainchild of Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, a San Francisco partnership who joined the dating website game back in 2007 after which it has been made available in more than 70 countries with 25 different languages. It is an international site but can be interesting to those members who are in search of love across the seas or even from their same country or city. The site also has some links connected to social networking sites like Facebook as well as Twitter i.e. why called as a third party application. The features include choosing from any relationship status as Zoosk isn’t just for singles, instant online chatting, date cards, ignore list for irritating members and list goes on. Estimated active members are around 10.5 million. According to a research, as of 2012, there have been over 50 million singles who have registered on this Zoosk website.

2. eHarmony

This online dating website was founded by Neil Clark Warren, an advisor of relationships on 22nd August, 1998 which is used in more than 150 countries. The best thing about eHarmony is that unlike other dating sites, it provides the members to contact only those singles who are highly compatible according to their match who have taken up 29 different personality variables. This helps you to determine whom you are most suitable to date and those members who don’t sign up for any reason, immediately start receiving emails offering them a variety of deals to sign up later once their matching companion list increases. Estimated monthly visitors are around 7,100,000.


Founded by Gary Kremen in 1993, Match definitely without any doubt tops the list of online dating sites because of its unique professional services and affluent features like adding photos from web cam, advertising yourself with a dating tagline, free advice on style etc. The features increases more if you are a standard subscriber or a best value plan subscriber. The premium membership costs much less than any other dating site. Match is confident about providing you a suitable match for you within 6 months and if you don’t then you get another 6 months paid membership for free. It not only let you browse and search but also makes recommendations to you according to your personality for your ideal date. Thus, Match is one of the biggest databases of members on the planet with around 25 million active members. A most unique feature of this site is that it provides a 50:50 ratio between men and women which is rare in any other site where ratios of men are more than women.

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