We wish sites would be more transparent about their fees.

However, they do have a live help service at their homepage to talk you through joining.

Some may think it lacks the spontaneity of other dating sites – and you certainly can’t use it to get a quick date for the weekend.

The price and process mean only the dedicated remain – but equally, can lead to people dropping out mid-process.

It is 100s of questions long and asks many probing questions about religion and moral views.

Some find this a barrier to join, fans say it weeds out the casual chancer from those truly looking for love – and means you don’t have to wait to broach tricky topics.

Pros: Uses compatibility testing to match you with someone who shares the same worldview as you.

Pitches itself as the site to go to for ‘serious, lasting relationships’ and marriage – which may well be refreshing to some in the current dating climate.

Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all, but their number one criteron make sense to us: an emphasis in profile questions on mutual interests and honest self-representation over looks and sexual prowess.

Bowling Green State University professors of gerontology, Dr. The study authors also delved into the question of which features make a dating site a good fit for seniors.

Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating.