Love at first sight requires ideal lighting conditions, which is why it rarely occurs in the harsh fluorescent glow of a meatpacking plant. Look love straight in the eyes with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $19 for a three-month membership (a $48 value)
- $29 for a six-month membership (a $60 value)
- $39 for a year-long membership (a $96 value)
While many site features are free, paid members can send and receive unlimited messages, read new messages via email, see when their message has been opened, and get featured on the site’s search page. Paid membership comes with a 100% Offline Guarantee: if you don’t go on offline dates, your money is refunded.
Most online dating sites focus on long-term compatibility between partners, running their hobbies, values, and goals through complex match algorithms. HowAboutWe.com takes a simpler approach, worrying a little more about a stellar first date. This model has earned the site’s co-founders, Aaron Schildkrout and Brian Schechter, nods in The New York Times, Gawker and GQ; it has also earned the site more than a million members.
For singles, the site’s primary feature is a huge remuda of creative date activities proposed by other singles, ranging from oyster tasting to heading to the park to toss around an oyster. Members can check their date partner’s profile, but the focus is on leaving the internet behind to go on creative, outside-the-box dates in the real world. The same goes for the couples’ branch of the site, stocked with creative new date ideas that help keep the magic alive.
users propose unique date activities, making the experience more about meeting up and doing cool things than scrolling through pics and profiles.Brenna Ehrlich, Mashable, 11/30/10
They simply wanted to create a new kind of dating site where members could demonstrate who they are... by proposing dates that begin with the words: “Stephanie Rosenbloom, New York Times, 7/2/10