If you’re not quite sure where to find a new potential partner, ditch those awkward double dates and Tinder duds. There are tons of interesting, innovative dating sites and apps available that makes it easier to find a partner who shares similar interests and values. Check out our favorites.
Do you find the total onslaught of messages and likes on dating apps completely overwhelming? Coffee Meets Bagel serves up a more relaxing experience. The app will curate just a few potentials per day for a better opportunity to connect with similar people.
Ever walked past a hottie wondered if you walked past your soul mate? Whip out your phone and download Hinge. This app focuses on bringing together singles who already have a connection to each other. Hinge uses mutual friends and location to connect you with single people that your friends already know or who frequent the same places that you do.
OkCupid is a more well-known dating website. The site creator uses interesting algorithm and extensive research to make matches. You’ll be asked a bunch of personality questions—we’re talking hundreds of questions. You’re not expected to answer them all, but the more you answer, the more information there is to help you find a match.
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If you tried out Tinder and found much to be desired, you’re not alone. Meet its female-friendly alternative, Bumble. The dating app swipes like Tinder. The difference is only females can initiate a conversation once a match has been made. This is awesome for a couple of reasons. One, it decreases the number of inappropriate messages you’re likely to get, and two, it empowers females to take control of the conversation and can be a serious confidence booster.
Before you declare yourself “forever alone,” step out of your comfort zone and try out one of these totally awesome services to find your next Mr. or Ms. Right.