Cons: A website is more difficult and takes more time than an app, hands down. You will get emailed by anyone and everyone though, whether they’re in your search parameters or not, so be prepared.
Also, unless you subscribe, it’s difficult to use for a trial period to see if you want to pay for their subscription.
The general profile page is easy to fill out, but there are a billion different questions you can expand on to determine if you’re a match or someone’s “enemy.” A lot of the questions can be good, but fair warning: Some here are racy.
I got a few decent dates from Ok Cupid with actual nice guys, but I also got a ton of messages from guys way too young for me looking for a MILF (barf), or who fake their profiles (adding kids) to scam me.
(Caveat: Don’t use photos of you with your kids or of them alone, for their safety.
You never know.) Searching for matches is super simple.
If you live in a city, chances are you’ll find people nearby to connect with; if you live in the suburbs, prepare for matches fifty miles away. They do a nice job with their psychological tests, bound to introduce you to better matches, but the process is long and it costs.
Overall: Best things about apps: • They’re free unless you go for upgrades. • Unlike websites, creepy guys out of your age range and distance cannot contact you.That’s a huge dynamic difference from me, in my late 30s with a little one not even in kindergarten.After just a few searches, I deleted my account, having found the dating pool there to be unbelievably shallow. e Harmony The quick & dirty: EHarmony worked well for a few of my friends—but none of them were single parents.The sicko, who was just 10 when he tortured and murdered toddler James Bulger, was recalled to prison last week.Police found a haul of vile child abuse images on his computer in a routine check.
In order to message people, you have to pay for a subscription.