Long Distance Dating Sites

Whenever we talk about long-distance relationships, the two things that are very crucial are communication and exploration. Both these factors have become extremely convenient by the long-distance dating sites available online. These dating sites are wide in the platform, having people from different places and different categories. I have picked four of the most elongated dating sites that facilitate long-distance dating.

1. Tinder

Tinder has played a key role in the establishment of many long-distance relationships. Just by entering the span of distance, within which you want to meet your soulmate, you will start seeing profiles and by randomly swiping, you will be able to express your likes and dislikes. Many people who entered distances of 500 kilometers met a variety of people and could select amongst them, because more the distance, more the people and more the choices you have.

By swiping right you express interest in a profile and if the same person swipes right on your profile, you get a ‘Match’. Now you can start talking to him or her online and will get to know more about each other from a distance. People write excellent bios and put nice pictures of them, to attract their counterparts. Tinder is registered to have 1 million swipes every day. It was started in 2012.

Platform

Tinder is currently available on IOS, Android, and HMS devices. The app is supporting iOS 10.0 and up, Android 6.0 and up, and the latest version of all major web browsers.

Pros

  • Due to a large userbase, you meet a good number of people in a very short time
  • Registration is really quick 
  • You can easily avoid all the unwanted people

Cons

  • There are privacy issues
  • Scamming is a possibility too

2. Aisle

Aisle is a dating site enabling long-distance dating, operating all over the world connecting urban Indians living in different parts of the globe. Aisle app has literally changed the meaning of online dating, ever since it was established in 2014, by opting for a middle path between casual hookups and immediate marriage. This platform enables high calibrated and serious Indian individuals to come to a place where they can explore people on the basis of common goals, values, and interests, unlike other platforms where people of all ages and categories are randomly coming without having seriousness. 

Every member is verified on the app and his or her Facebook profile has to be linked to the app before joining. The subscription is free but the member who registers has to purchase invites that he sends to people, to initiate a conversation. If the other person accepts the invite, the conversation happens, otherwise, the invite is sent back which can be used elsewhere. These invites facilitate meaningful conversations and they cost around 2000 rupees for three invites. You can even send roses to someone, you want to explore.

Platform

The app is available on Google Play and iTunes. The app works by connecting either with your FB profile or LinkedIn profile.

Pros

  • Quality dating
  • The possibility of scamming is negligible as the profiles are verified and linked to Facebook account
  • The chances of meeting someone who is serious are high

Cons

  • Way too expensive. For just three invites, you spend 2000 rupees.
  • The profiles should have more sections for details to give a fair idea to the user before sending an invite

3. OkCupid

OkCupid is a US-based online long-distance dating site, operating all over the globe and is owned by the Match Group, which also owns apps like tinder, Hinges, etc. The site is completely free of cost for registration, just the additional premium features are to be paid for. The users are presented with a number of multiple-choice questions regarding their body, gender, likes, hobbies, Zodiac signs, job, income, etc to have a detailed description of their personality. It provides a well-rounded look to the one who looks at the profile, about the user, both as a person in general and as a romantic partner. This gives the algorithm a pool of data to calculate the compatibility between the two users. You get notifications when someone likes you in general, or your picture, messages you or sends a wink, etc. The profile can easily be created with your email ID

Platform

The app is available on platforms like Android and IOS.

Pros

  • The app has a number of good questions for you, which are fun to answer as well as work as a filter to your profile to get good matches. Anybody looking at those questions can make out about your personality.
  • The profile is really easy to make

Cons

  • The risk of meeting fake profiles is huge

4. TrulyMadly

Truly Madly is another well-used site that allows long-distance dating and facilitates the users to meet genuine and serious people from all over the world, through a proper verification process for the profiles. There are a couple of features on the app which resemble Tinder. There is a referral feature on the app that lets you build your trust score. The registration is free of cost you just have to pay for the additional features.

Platform

The app is available on IOS and Android.

Pros

  • You don’t come across fake profiles 
  • your pictures are safe because nobody can take a screenshot

Cons

  • There are some features that are quite useful and important but have to be paid for
  • The number of profiles accessible is very limited


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