You need to have a heavy dose of patience and set aside a large amount of time in order to scan hundreds of profiles and send personalized messages to those people whose profiles appeal to you.

As I mention in my online dating e-book, should you decide to sign up for the online dating sites I recommend below, be sure to read member profiles carefully as you might come across a lot of fake profiles. A woman who has only one picture posted, is wearing a form-fitting dress and making an overly suggestive pose are usually clear signals to steer clear.

Google translate only works on about 60% of the text (due to text in images), and the text that is translated is often super-imposed on other lines of text (due to formatting issues), or is simply incomprehensible.

I spent a lot of time translating the “translations” just to figure out what is going on with each page.

Any site that did not make this list probably has poor membership quality, a difficult interface, or is too expensive, etc.

Dating in China can yield results, but it will not be easy (especially if you don’t speak Chinese).

With so many features and users, this has to be a great site.

But unless you speak Chinese, this will be a difficult, potentially frustrating experience for you.

China Love Cupid is an established site for those looking to meet and make matches with Chinese singles.

With around 40,000 members, it is not the biggest site operating in this niche, but if you can sign up for a premium account, you’ll get a solid set of communication features and strong anti-spam protection that make this a site worth your time.

You have a few more search options at your disposal: Unique Site Features Jiayuan has the most in-depth profile authentication features I’ve ever seen.

You have the option of verifying your profile by phone, email, identity (actual name and ID number), Zhima Credit account (a 3 If you are an English speaker and don’t know Chinese, I recommend you check out China Love Cupid instead of

Another clue of a pretender is a woman who has a poorly written profile.