Finding Love Online

Kathleen Kaiser - Contributing WriterJanuary 3, 2014 

A New Year is upon us, and like every year, we look back at our accomplishments, and look forward to our dreams. What if one of your dreams for 2014, is to focus on your love life, or lack thereof? You have everything it seems - the perfect career, adoring friends, a home or apartment that you love coming home to, but that special someone to share your life with just hasn’t been found. You’ve always wanted to find that special someone, as the days and years just seem to slip away. Gone are the days of hitting the club or bar scene or being fixed up by a friend. In today’s 21st century world - if you want to find the love of your life - all you need is a computer, and the ability to fill out your personal profile - and away you go............Welcome to the world of online dating!

As this issue of Lipstik is focused on making 2014 your best year yet, we’re sharing a few dating websites that can possibly bring you that euphoria that only true love can bring. No matter your age, your profession, your religion, or your sexual preference, there is a dating website out there, just for YOU!!! So, get ready to find true happiness and remember it all may be only a few clicks away.....

1. Match.com According to Match.com, 1 in 4 relationships start on-line and this site offers the best search tools to find that someone special between the ages of 25 and 45. If he or she is out there, they are on Match.com. New to this site is the opportunity to attend Match.com nights. These events are held in select local bars, where you can meet the members on Match, and their friends, one-on-one and in a relaxed setting.

2. ZOOSK.com Gaining momentum in the ranks of dating sites, ZOOSK takes online dating to a new level. ZOOSK provides you with “Unique Behavioral Matchmaking” technology that brings you closer to actual individuals that you will “click” with - ages 25-45. ZOOSK also has the #1 dating app and a top 10 grossing app at the Apple store, which can bring this site right to your fingertips all the time. ZOOSK is also available in 70 different countries and is translated into 25 different languages, making it the #1 global dating platform of its kind. So if you are a world traveler looking to find love, ZOOSK is the online dating site for you.

3. eharmony.com If you are looking for a committed, long-term, lasting relationship for singles both heterosexual and homosexual, ages 25 - 45, eHarmony is the site for you. This site matches you with your prospective mate on 29 different levels, which can limit your pool of matches, but reportedly makes for higher compatibility with the matches that are made. The price to be a member of eHarmony is higher than other sites, but the promise of finding someone you can truly spend “the rest of your life with” through their intense personality profiling is apparently worth the cost, per reviews of its users.

4. Christianmingle.com If being a Christian is important to you, and finding someone who also values religion as an important aspect in their life, then head on over to Christianmingle.com to find your true soul mate. Christian mingle brings together Christians of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds to find love and joy with your connection in faith, and other common values and interests that you each share. Christianmingle.com - will help you find God’s match for you.

5. Ourtime.com This site is specifically designed with the more mature single in mind. Focused on individuals 50 & over, this site brings new meaning to falling in love, either for the first time, or all over again. Brought to you by the makers of match.com, OurTime.com brings to you over 1 million mature individuals looking to turn that first date into a long lasting relationship. If you are in that stage in your life where you want to meet a more mature mate, then Ourtime.com is the site for you.

6. Farmersonly.com So if you have seen the ads, you were probably just like me thinking it was an ad for a skit of Saturday Night Live, but hold on a minute, this site if for real! Farmersonly.com is the dating site for farmers, and “country folk” alike, who are looking for someone to share their lives with - that special someone who enjoys working the land, or at least loves the idea of living their life in the great outdoors. Farmersonly.com is for daters ages 25 - 60. If the farming life is your love, or you are dreaming of a Country Boy or Girl, then farmersonly.com is the site for you, because “City folk just don’t get it”. So if you are looking for love, and you don’t like the party scene or trust your friends, then check out one of these websites, and hopefully Mr. or Miss Right is out there waiting to meet you too......

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