Unfortunately, without a full membership you can't respond to or block other users, use the chat function or see who has viewed your profile.
(Unless, you are gay or your membership is inexplicably rejected, which happens.) Regardless of it's discriminating taste, e Harmony is doing something right.
Every day, the site sends users six matches based on compatibility, but it leaves much of the matching up to the user.
Unlike the more formulaic dating sites, encourages users to spend their twenties dating as many people as possible to find what they like in a partner. Without paying for a membership, you can create a profile, receive match suggestions, search for potential matches and send "winks" to people.
And communicating with other users can be frustrating if the other user has a free membership. JDate is one of the oldest niche dating sites on the web.
The site doesn't tell you who has paid and who hasn't. Best for Finding Specific Traits: Niche Sites A large dating site may not be the way to go if you have something specific you're looking for, especially if you're not willing to compromise on that thing. Maybe you're just a dedicated bookworm looking for a kindred spirit. Dating on niche sites gives you a common ground to start on.