Dating Reviews and Complaints for Illinois and the Rest of the World.

How to Research a Dating Service Before Joining

Dating services make it extremely easy to join. This is good. You usually need to provide only your name, age, sex (and perhaps sexual preference) and email address to begin looking for dates. The purpose of a dating service is to find a date or get a match. If this can be extended and enhanced, and if it develops into a long-term relationship then that is very good, and can be indicative of the success of that dating service.


Restaurants to Avoid on Dates


Of course, this blanket (and perhaps unfair) statement requires some explanation and qualification. First of all, she (for the purpose of ease of description, we will assume that you are a heterosexual male dating a heterosexual female, but feel free to replace the pronouns of your choosing) may be a vegetarian or vegan. You could ask her for her preferred meals and/or restaurants but for the sake of the overall success of your date (especially on a first date) it could be better to ask her friends, family, colleagues, fellow students or others. In this way, you can express admiration for the food or restaurant and this can help build rapport and compatibility.



SpeedDateSpeedDate has an intriguing and noble idea of speed dating not in person, but online before you meet the person. However, a complaint is that if the people live in other parts of the state or country then this could be a long time before that happens.  The website for SpeedDate seems to imply that... Read More »

Silver Singles

Silver SinglesSilver Singles is an online site designed for those who are 50 years old and over and who want to meet others for friendship, dating and marriage. It was formerly called Single Seniors Meet and Prime Singles, is part of the Spark Network, and has been around for 13 years.  The cost of the membership... Read More »

SHY United

SHY UnitedSHY United is not a dating or matchmaking site or service per se. It is more of a forum in which people who are averse or fearful of social interaction (in other words, shy people) can interact in a safe and harmonious atmosphere. In this way, SHY United simply offers a means in which relationships... Read More »

Senior Dating Agency

Senior Dating AgencySenior Dating Agency is an online dating agency geared toward those who are 40 years and older. As such, it may be more scrupulous than are other dating websites. Other dating agencies geared toward the needs of older people usually allow members who are as young as 18 years old, or even younger. Seniors (other... Read More »

Senior Match

Senior Match“Everybody loves somebody sometime.” That is how the old Dean Martin song begins. For some love begins at a later age. That is where the review of Senior Match begins. The membership is geared toward those who are 50 and older, although membership is open to those who are 30 and older as well. Senior... Read More »

Plenty of Fish

Plenty of FishIf you do not like something then you can toss it back, content in knowing that something better will come along. That is the idea or review of what Plenty of Fish, or POF, is trying to accomplish. They state that they are the largest dating site, with over three million active members. Assuming that... Read More »

Overweight Date

Overweight Date For every person, there is another person seeking to find her or him. For example, many women seek to find a tall man, but there are also many women who are thrilled to find a shorter man. Also, many men seek to find a slim woman, but there are also many men who are happy... Read More »


OnSpeedDatingTime is money, and first impressions count. That is the philosophy behind speed dating in general and the website OnSpeedDating specifically. Unlike reviews of other websites, OnSpeedDating provides a means for people to meet for real rather than merely or exclusively online. As with speed dating, OnSpeedDating is located in real places. Currently, the review... Read More »