Today some social scientists estimate that there are over 8,000 dating sites in the world

Today some social scientists estimate that there are over 8,000 dating sites in the world

There are plenty of options for today's tech-savvy singles. I remember one television commentator saying. “There are more dating sites in the world than there are hospitals in the US. That's almost too many. How do you even choose the right one?”

One thing that online dating is able to offer is websites (or dating sites) that are focused on certain social characteristics. There are dating websites for almost any category you could think of.

There are sites for specific worldwide geographic locations. Sites are designed to emphasize the U.S.; the U.K.; Canada; Australia; Russia; and India. Although this list is not comprehensive, it does paint the picture of what type of geographical dating exists.

Dating websites are available for certain ages. All of the typical age groups are represented. These include dating sites for teens; young adults; Middle-aged people; and even senior citizens.

Of course there are dating sites specifically suited for one's sexual orientation. There are dating sites for straights; gays; lesbians; bisexuals; and transgender individuals.

Religion is an especially important factor in partner compatibility. So the main religions are certainly represented in the array of available dating sites.Read more