” and “What do you spend a lot of time thinking about?

”) but also lets you rate how important a potential match’s answers to those same questions are.

(Same-sex matches have no restrictions on who can message first.) Bumble is a great app for women who want to set the tone of the conversation and avoid a flood of unwanted messages — or for men who want a break from the pressure of making the first move.

It organizes in-person events like speed dating, happy hours, and game nights for its members to help accelerate the search for “the one,” and it works — studies have shown it’s one of the top two sites to produce marriages.

(Match.com’s user base is slightly older, too, which may indicate more people who are ready to settle down.) However, Match lacks the robust matching algorithm of Ok Cupid — it came in fourth place for good matches in our testing — and isn’t as streamlined as Tinder or Bumble. We also tested three other sites: e Harmony, Plenty of Fish, and Zoosk.

Matchmaker and online dating expert Carmelia Ray points out that “as a user, you want to have the most selection and options.

When you’re putting in your search criteria, and it’s coming back ‘no matches found,’ that’s a bummer.” To find the most popular options, we turned to Alexa, a web-traffic analytics company.

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Respect her right to an opinion and she'll do the same. Your Relationship With Other Women How you treat a female waiter, your relationship with your sister or your mother, and how you treated your ex are all cues and things she will pay attention to. The Bill She won't automatically assume that you've got the bill, but you should at least offer.

But almost all of them were suspiciously short, spammy, or just plain rude.

Zoosk took it one step further — you’ll pay a monthly subscription for low-quality matches.

We like Ok Cupid's whole package — a huge user base, slick interface, the fact that it’s free — but its real strength lies in its robust matching algorithm.