Have you been wondering about Atlanta online dating? Is it the right choice for you? Well, finding Mr. or Miss Right can be a tough challenge. Life in the 21st century has become faster paced, technology-driven and made us constantly overworked. When we do have the spare time, many of us are clueless about where to look for a good date prospect. Bars and clubs are a common place, but many times they lead to disappointing results. Dating in Atlanta, Georgia is no exception. You may find yourself dating within a circle of friends out of convienence and fear of unknown territory. Comfortable as it may seem, it can also result in problems between friends in the same group have that have dated the same individuals.
So what are your options? One way to find a date is to go online. There are a lot of online dating websites in the United States. Many are free and allow you to create a profile about yourself and what you are looking for in a relationship.
Below are some popular online dating sites available for people living in Atlanta, Georgia. Then, while you are at it, read about some great places to go on your first date!!
Atlanta Online Dating Sites
Date.com is a popular world-wide online dating website where you can read and see photos of potential partners through personal profiles. They cater to professional, educated people who are serious about finding a good relationship. However, you must be 18 years or older to participate. There is no cost to join, and once you create a profile you can search through as many Atlanta online dating ads as you like. When you would like to contact someone through the site though, you will need to upgrade your account to "gold". The prices were not listed on the site, but they boast their lowest plan is 25 cents a day. The site provides instant messaging, voice/video greetings and email to their members. Still not sure about it? Browse through their site to read some of their interesting success stories.
Atlanta Friend Search.com website Friend Search.com is a more laid-back, casual online dating service with an area for Atlanta online dating. It seems to cater mostly to a younger crowd who is mainly looking for relationships, friends and pen pals. People of all ages can be found, but the overall tone is light and fun. The site appears to be free to join without any hidden fees. The personal profiles are brief, but do include enough information about themselves (including a photo) to give you a general idea about each individual. You can also read helpful articles on dating, and even rate other member's photos (hot or not!!).
Here's the kind of information you will see in a typical profile: physical description, age, sun sign, sexuality, education, occupation, language(s) you speak, religion, smoker/non-smoker, drinker/non-drinker, and photo. You will also see a brief section that may include more personal information about what they are looking for in a relationship too.
Hook Up.com is just like it sounds, a hip and casual website to meet new friends and dating partners. Catering to young and trendy daters (but available to everyone), this online service offers instant messaging, online chat rooms and email communication. Join for free, create a profile, and upload up to five photos of yourself. Profiles appear to be brief providing a basic physical description, age, race, religion, education, income, smoking/drinking habits and sun sign. The site also offers an option to send a gift to someone you like without revealing your identity. Called "Secret Admirer", these gifts are sent through the Hook Up.com's address for your own personal safety.
Great Dating Spots in Atlanta, Georgia
So, you've found a great date with an Atlanta online dating site - here are some good suggestions on where to take them for that crucial first date.
- Zocato - Located in Midtown
- La Tavoli - Located in Virginia Highland
- Hueys - On Peachtree
- Toast - Located in Midtown
- The Globe Café Restaurant & Bar - 75 5th St, NW Atlanta
- The Best Restaurants in Atlanta
Great activity spots
- Botanical Gardens
- Piedment Park
- The High Museum of Art
- Starlight 6 Drive in
By Sheila Robinson