Although, they aren't exactly specific about what "special" means.Best for Settling Down: e Harmony "e Harmony is a dating site for people who want to get married," Masini says.

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Not everyone is happy with letting e Harmony decide who is or isn’t right for them.

Some people in sparsely populated areas receive very few matches or none at all.

Some e Harmony users have reported that there are scammers on the site trying to take financial advantage of single men and women.

It seems all dating sites — not just e Harmony — are unfortunately struggling with this problem lately, so it’s something to be aware of going in.

All that said, we believe that Match is the slightly better choice of online dating site for those of you men and women dating in your 30s and 40s. Because there is a bigger pool of users, and you have greater control over who you view and contact.

The done-for-you style of e Harmony, on the contrary, can be a bit stifling."It shows commitment." But if you're looking for a casual, but active dating life without any of the cost of other dating sites, give Ok Cupid a try.Best for Dating Around: Volume sites like are perfect for women who are interested in expanding their social circles and dating around. It's sprawling, super established, and like a massive department store, it's got a department for everyone: millennials, seniors, single parents, people looking for fun, and those looking for something more serious like marriage," Masini says.Every day, the site sends users six matches based on compatibility, but it leaves much of the matching up to the user.Unlike the more formulaic dating sites, encourages users to spend their twenties dating as many people as possible to find what they like in a partner. Without paying for a membership, you can create a profile, receive match suggestions, search for potential matches and send "winks" to people.Based on responses to a lengthy questionnaire, Ok Cupid calculates your compatibility percentage with other users.