But even if you're currently not paired up with a special someone, there's no need to wallow!
The Internet, thankfully, allows us to hunt for our true loves—or even booty calls—without ever cruising bars, joining book clubs, going on speed dates, or even rolling out of bed and getting dressed.
You can browse as much as you like before deciding if you want to pay for an account, and there are so many ways to narrow your search so that you can custom-make your own best matches.
If you want a little more help in making matches, you may want to try our Silver Award winner, Spark, which uses a personality test based on colors to represent sets of characteristics.
There are many dating sites with different types of people and not all dating sites are necessarily right for you.
Our top internet dating site, Match.com, has the combination of features and name recognition that give you a decent chance at finding love.
Here we have compared the top 10 best online dating sites to help you find the right site, and have provided links to those dating sites for your convenience.
In 1983, Pat Benatar declared "love is a battlefield," one of the truer phrases ever to be laid down on wax.
The best way to find the site that's right for you is to think about what you are looking for and what personality traits are most important to you, then view our comparisons to see which sites offer the best membership base for you.
Just because a site ranks #1 on our list, doesn't mean the site has the members or offers the type of relationship you want.