Millions of Brits turn to the web in search of a partner every year - but what's the true cost of finding love on the internet?
There are currently over 1,400 relationship-finder sites in Britain - all claiming to do one thing - find your match, and at that, fast.
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Price per month: £28 Website: UK members: 10,000 Top features: 24/7 live chat support and super-high security.Try their picks 100% free: Dating is a free online resource that offers valuable content and comparison services to users.UK members: 3 million Top features: Advanced 'smart search' which allows you to filter matches by location and personality traits.Price per month: £29.99 Website: members: 3 million Top features: Complete their free affinity questionnaire and you'll be matched with compatible and like-minded members.Inbuilt personalised location features, and weekly dating tips, to help you find that special someone.
Price per month: £14.95, a month or £9.98 a month when you subscribe for 3 months. Website: UK members: 27 million Top features: Inbuilt behavioural matchmaking engine which learns as you click to pair you with singles you're likely to be mutually attracted to.