Dating for free on the Internet?

Yes, there are free online dating sites out there, such as plentyoffish and okcupid, but the consensus among online daters is that you get what you pay for. That said, what are your options if you want to save some money on online dating sites? The answer is to search for coupons and free trial offers.

coffee dateLet’s use eHarmony as an example. Typically, if you were to purchase a month to month subscription for this site, you’d end up paying close to sixty dollars. There are a few ways you can go about bringing down the price. The first is to select a subscription that is longer than 1 month. Your options in this case would be 3, 6, and 12 month subscriptions. Instantly, by going this route, you would end up cutting the cost of your subscriptions by a half or more.

Next, fire up your favorite browser and search engine, and do a search for some eharmony coupons. You might not always find something, but if there is a current promotion going on, you can easily save an additional 15 – 20% off the regular prices.

But what if you’re not even ready to buy a membership yet? Fortunately, you can check out a site like eharmony for free using their free trial offer, which is available at The way it works is that you can join the site, review matches, and engage in a preliminary form of communication (called guided communication) without having to pay anything. This will get your feet wet, but of course, if you are ready to get serious, you will need to pay for a full membership at a certain point.

Hopefully, these techniques will help you try out some of the more popular dating sites and save some money. Online dating may not be for everyone, but in today’s hectic world, it is a good solution for many people, and you just might want to give it a shot.