Having said that, Lavalife is worth checking out if you want to try something different and don't mind the fact that it might take a bit longer to find a connection.
For a side-by-side comparison of how Lavalife fares against other sites, check out our dating comparison chart.
Interactions can occur on many different levels, but include such methods as sending a message, sending a "smile" (expression of interest), sending an Instant Message if the user is online, and contacting via phone.
Compared to other sites, Lavalife lets you do a lot more for free.
Accoding to our latest estimates, membership at Lavalife is around 1.7 million, compared to over 90 million for larger sites such as
Therefore, if you switch to Lavalife from a larger dating site, you may notice a perceivably smaller number of people to interact with.
Available in all three communities - Dating, Relationship, and Intimate, and with dozens of topics to choose from, you'll definitely find something you want to talk about.
Even though the service is available to single worldwide, many of its members are from Canada, Australia, and the United States.
A recent change was made to the Lavalife homepage, no longer does it radiate a cool and sultry lounge atmosphere, instead the service opted for a more conventional look with pictures of beautiful people surrounded by cheeky and stylish text that is fun to read.
The questions cover only the basics, but enough to reveal what type of person you are.
The goal here is not to capture as much about a person as possible in a single profile, but rather to give just enough information to help people decide whether they want to start an interaction.