Like e Harmony, Match only accepts users who are single, divorced or widowed.Who’s it good for People seeking long-term relationships as well as short term dating.The downside e Harmony only accepts heterosexuals and people who are single, divorced or widowed; check “separated” on the questionnaire, and you’ll find yourself ineligible.With an unpaid membership you can’t see profile photos, though you can see some details about a person.So for example, if you state that you only want 6’1” nonsmoking men, but you occasionally search for or look at 5’8” individuals who smoke, the site will provide shorter smokers among your potential matches.The site also points you to Mutual Matches – people who not only match your criteria, but who also say they are looking for someone like you.
The site’s well regarded Synapse matching algorithm uses your profile details, match criteria and on-site searches to find the best matches for you.You must fill out the complete questionnaire and then go through the three levels of what e Harmony calls a “guided communication” with a prospective partner whom e Harmony has chosen for you – this communication is an exchange of questions, then a round of makes/breaks and finally a series of questions designed to dig deeper.Only after you’ve completed these three rounds are you able to directly email or chat with a potential date (however, it Just as with (see below), e Harmony has been criticized by many on consumer review sites for subscription cancellation issues. Basic per month is .95 or around for 6 months, but special offers might be available.The downside Currently, unless you live in the San Francisco area it’s impossible to do a targeted search for your state or city. When you receive a bagel, you have the option to like or pass; both sides have to like in order for either to take the next step.But for now, you can meet Stitchers” in other locations in order to connect for travel or chat about mutual interests long-distance. Other plans are or a month, depending on options you choose. Why it made the list Using only friends of friends eliminates some of the unknowns of dating and increases the likelihood that you’ll find you have something in common.