But when it comes to online dating, it can feel like there are so many sites out there (more than 2,000!) that you can't know exactly which one to pick.
Lucky for you, we've seen 'em all, and here are 3 of the best sites for daters new to the digital thing:
Zoosk is one of the best sites to try if you're new to online dating, and for so many different reasons.
It's a pretty intuitive site, which means it works exactly like you'd expect a dating site to: search for people by keyword, swipe through profiles, or let the site take care of the matchmaking for you.
With more than 40 million members and an almost-even female-male split, it's an all-around great choice for an online dating novice.
If you want to start your online dating journey on one of the most well-known sites out there, Match is the one to choose.
Nothing is sexier than consistency, and they've been consistently pairing up couples perfectly for 25 years. Whether it's through their intuitive matchmaking technology or their singles meet-ups, they know how to make magic happen.
Give them a chance for 6 months and if you haven't found love by then, the next half a year is on them!
If hands-off is the name of the game, EliteSingles is a handy site to try. FIll out their personality quiz and then let them do the heavy lifting: they'll take your results and match you up with people based on how compatible you'll be.
Every day, you'll get 3-7 of those hand-picked individuals sent right to your inbox, so you can spend more time chatting, connecting and dating, and less time shuffling through profiles.
The real pull of the site, though, is the members: 75% are 30+, educated, and looking for something serious. Sound good? Check it out.