Plus, the monthly fee weeds out singles who aren’t all that serious about actually going on in-person dates to find the right relationship.If you’re a busy guy with a career that takes up most of your time, that’s important.And no, you don’t really have to be a millionaire to join.But guys: the women you’ll find on the site are looking for successful, established men and generally have high expectations of what to expect on a date.
But your profile and photos need to be top notch if you want her to respond to your messages.
(A score of 100 indicates respondents were completely satisfied; 80 was very satisfied and 60 was fairly well-satisfied.) Still, many users found the sites frustrating.
In fact, when compared to other consumer products, like cars, computers and credit cards, online dating services received the lowest satisfaction scores Consumer Reports had ever seen, Gilman said.
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.