S., is one of the only top-ranked sites that allows members to not only register, but also to search and message for free, deriving more of its revenue from advertisers.

Due to the low barrier for entry this leads them to attract more casual daters.

However, as an online dating coach, I question whether the site was ever one that attracted relationship-seekers to begin with.

Plenty Of Fish.com, which holds the #1 dating site ranking in multiple countries including the U.

One of theses features, Intimate Encounters (IE), was a subset of Plenty of Fish for those explicitly seeking sexual partners without having to shoulder the burden of a relationship.

To make a dating site work, the site must first have viable options for people to date.

You won’t find many that let you contact every member of the site without a catch.

The site is extremely against scams, so you know you’re in good hands when you’re joining .

You’ll be communicating with legit singles, and most likely getting the results you desire.

There’s a few preview profiles on the front page as well, to show you how things are basically setup.

I don't doubt Frind's altruistic intentions but it goes without saying that many advertisers, which are the bread and butter of their revenue stream, frown upon associating themselves with any shade of legal prostitution.