You roll your eyes and move on but you might also catch yourself wondering why you're single, and when you're going to find your match. population consisted of single adults, which has increased from 48% in 2011.

The good news is: there are a lot of single people in America. But how are your friends finding relationships beyond a Netflix subscription? As more people are becoming comfortable using online dating sites, it's quite possible your chances of finding your match are only a few clicks away. Here are 10 online dating statistics you should know: With so many dating websites and apps out there, it's now normal to use online dating to meet someone.

If you are reading this post, we presume you are single and likely nervous about entering the world of online dating. Think of it this way: If you were looking for a job, you’d conduct at least part of your search online, no?

When shopping for a creative gift, checking out tomorrow’s weather forecast or looking for a used car you’d search online. Of all the people who got married in the United States in 2012, 1 out of every 5 met online. More than twice as many marriages occurred between people who met on an online dating site than between those who met in bars, clubs and social events combined!

In addition we had two people, male and female, create profiles and write their own reviews for our "He Said/She Said" recommendations.

These reviews offer a more personal take on the matches and the matchmaking process.

Can movies be a subtle turn-on, or a total turn-off? I had e Harmony Research Scientist Jonathan Beber take a look over the last year at the most popular movies mentioned in e Harmony subscriber profiles, and the impact mentioning a particular film could have on communication and interest.

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After your profile is up you can either wait to be found by potential suitors or, better, be proactive and start browsing for that special someone yourself. A vegetarian executive who has horses, likes body piercings and holds liberal politics leanings? Once you find a good prospect, you can write that person through Match.com’s email system.

Match lets you search by all the obvious criteria (ie. It’s all anonymous—your email will look like it came from [email protected] Some users will make contact through the site in the morning and meet for a date that same evening.

We looked at the features, user base, and pricing at each site.

Yes, we signed up for each of the sites you see here, with the mission of helping our readers find the right online dating site for them—and the truth is, we found that online dating sites are pretty fun.

Others choose to go through a days-, weeks- or months-long progression of exchanging emails through Match, then progress to writing through their “normal” email addresses and then start talking on the phone before getting to an in-person meeting. accommodates whatever speed you feel most comfortable with.