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It really is a consumer issue worthy of our attention." said Margot Gilman, money editor for Consumer Reports.
Overall, respondents preferred free sites like Ok Cupid, Tinder and Grindr over paid sites like Match and e Harmony, in part because of the value.
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SOURCE: Consumer Reports "It's clear that online dating websites play a major role in the lives of many consumers — we invest a tremendous amount of time, money and emotional energy.
And how many friend of a friend dates can you have when you are busy?
"Unlike shopping for a bank or a refrigerator, in the case of online dating, the refrigerator has to like you back," Gilman said.
Many other dating sites charge for their services and we think that a true love should be 100% free.