Even so, the decision to try online dating shouldn't be made lightly.
There are important disadvantages that you should consider before jumping in.
Free dating services may still offer some sort of paid upgrade but the core of the features must remain free and enable members to use the service unhindered for free.
It's hard enough telling who's single, who's looking and who you're likely to be compatible with.
This poll decides the Single's Choice Award which is given by Dating Sites Reviews (DSR) to showcase what our visitors feel is the best free and paid dating site and/or app in 2016.
This award is given out on Valentines Day and is the grand finale of the Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards.
The first question of the poll asks you to give your pick for the best paid dating service.
The second question of the poll asks you to pick your top favorite free dating service.