When you sign up, you fill out a remarkably lengthy profile full of questions that will be used to help other people find you, and to help you match other people.
Mobile apps for i OS and Android help you take your search with you on the go, and stay in touch with people you plan to meet.
You have plenty of places to try and find your perfect someone.
We've talked about how to find the right site for you, but this week we're looking at five of the best, based on nominations from you, the Lifehacker community.
Earlier in the week we asked you which online dating sites you thought were the best, whether you found your match on one or you've tried them all.
You nominated several, from the mainstream to the marginal, but these five stood out. active monthly users, all either looking for love right now or just creepily stalking their exes.
Either way, that's a lot of people out there you could potentially connect with.