Getting over breakup blues can go one of two ways: you can wallow in your sadness, or you can get back on the horse and make the most of being single.
If you’re one of those people who loves the thrill of dating and meeting new people, then this is the time to shine.
And if you’re the opposite, and just really like being in a relationship, then waiting for someone to just pop into your life probably isn’t the best way to find a new one.
So whenever you’re ready to move on (however that may be), here are 3 great dating sites to start with:
The Pitch: Options galore and some snazzy stats to back up its success.
Why You’ll Like It: 40 million members, 11 million messages sent each day, 3 ways to match, 1 great dating site.
Whether you’re newly single or the breakup was a little while, you know those numbers are in your favor. And because there are so many members, you know you’ll be able to find whatever you’re looking for, whether it’s something casual or totally committed.
The Pitch: Less swiping, more talking, more connecting and (drumroll, please) more dating.
Why You’ll Like It: Want to not have another break-up? This is the dating site for you. 25 years of experience matching up couples means Match has gotten pretty dang good at their craft, and the millions of relationships and marriages they’ve helped start are proof.
And if online-only isn’t your speed, but you still want the aspect of meeting new potential dates, check out one of their singles events. From bar nights to bowling, they’re a great way to take your chemistry from the digital world to the dancefloor (or wherever it ends up being).
The Pitch: It’s ~not like other dating sites.~ But actually.
Why You’ll Like It: They’re so uniquely focused on helping connect compatible people. The superficiality is stripped away and you’re matched with people based on the results of their comprehensive personality quiz.
You can rank what’s most important to you in a partner, and the site will deliver 3-7 matches a day straight to your inbox based on that. So here’s to less mismatched expectations and more in common with your matches.
Still unsure of where to head online? Check out our reviews of the best dating sites to find the one that fits what you're looking for.