Award Winning Dating for 2012 - 2013

Below is a list of all the dating sites and apps that have ever been a recipient of an award in the 2012 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards. The awards indicate that these services would be ideal choices for singles in 2013. For the most recent awards please see: Award Winning Dating for 2018

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For over a decade, ChristianMingle.com has brought Christian singles together. Members of CM are offered all the traditional features of a dating site - like photo galleries, chat rooms, message boards, and private mailboxes - in a welcoming environment with users who share their values.

Regions: United States, Canada

Service Type: Android App, Christian, Popular, Religious

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From $14.99 / month

Looking For: Activity Partner, Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage, Penpal • Religions: Christian

Average: • 89 votes cast   View

Cupid.com is a UK-based dating site that’s all about simplicity. Rather than using a battery of surveys and a matchmaking algorithm to pair potential dates like many other popular dating sites, Cupid believes that “the best way to find a compatible romantic partner is to spend time getting to know local singles -- not by trusting some guys in lab coats to match you with your soul mate based on superficial test results.”

Regions: United Kingdom

Service Type: Android App, General

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From £6.99 / month

Looking For: Casual, Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 5 votes cast   View

eHarmony.com has received numerous awards from the users of DatingSitesReviews.com, and it's easy to see why - with a matching model based on 29 foundational relationship dimensions, eHarmony provides one of the most in-depth dating services in existence. On average, 236 people who met on eHarmony are married every day, so if you're looking for a serious relationship this site might be the place for you.

Regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia

Service Type: Android App, Female Friendly, iPhone / iPad App, Match Making, Mobile Phone, Popular, Website

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From $17.95 / month

Looking For: Dating, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 160 votes cast   View

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How About We

HowAboutWe.com flips the script on traditional online dating by asking members to pitch their date ideas, not themselves. Their unique activity-based approach to dating makes the online part easier so you can get to the dating part faster. It’s a more fun and more natural way to meet people online, whether you’re looking for your soulmate or simply an enjoyable way to pass an afternoon.

Regions: United States

Service Type: General

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From $7.99 / month

Looking For: Activity Partner, Dating, Friends, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 7 votes cast   View

From 2007-2012, Lavalife.com has been crowned the DatingSitesReview.com users' top pick for Canadian dating sites. Lavalife is for singles looking for casual dating, relationships, and intimate encounters - to help members find exactly the kind of date they're looking for. Users with free profiles can search, Flirt, and reply to messages.

Regions: United States, Canada

Service Type: General

Membership Type: Free - Basic + Contact, Paid • Cost: From $15.00 / month

Looking For: Casual, Dating, Friends, Long-Term • Religions: Any

Average: • 13 votes cast   View

Match.com is one of the largest online dating sites in existence. The service is brimming with unique features and available on multiple platforms. Match also offers a Guarantee, which promises that members with a 6 month subscription who do not find someone special will receive 6 additional months free.

Regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom

Service Type: Android App, General, iPhone / iPad App, Mobile Phone, Popular, Website

Membership Type: Free - Basic, Paid • Cost: From $20.99 / month

Looking For: Dating, Long-Term, Marriage • Religions: Any

Average: • 156 votes cast   View


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What is a 2012 Award Winning Dating Service?

2012 Award Winning Dating Service

A 2012 award winning dating service has won one or more awards in the 2012 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards. This annual awards program has been running since 2007 and recognizes excellence in a number of different categories along with an overall best award. All Top Pick awards are determined by Dating Sites Reviews (DSR) writers, experts and editors. The top award is the Single's Choice Award which is determined by you the readers in our yearly poll. The poll is run every year starting in October to the end of December. In January of the new year we start releasing the recipients of the Top Pick awards ending on Valentine's Day with the Single's Choice award.

To view a list of dating services that have won at least one award in any previous year, you can check out the top award winning category.

Why is a 2012 Award Winning Dating Service the Best Option for you?

Why would you want to join a dating service that has been a recipient of an award? Depending on the award won, the main reason is, it has been determined to be either the best service in its dating niche and/or the best service overall for a specific dating industry category. If the niche or category of the award is important to you, then choosing the service which won to join would be ideal.

How does our Best of Lists work for 2012 Award Winning Dating Services?

All of the online dating services that has been a recipient of the 2012 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Award are listed here. These award recipients have been chosen by our experts or readers. The current year award winners are marked with an award icon. Clicking on the icon will bring up more information about the award and why this service won.

Each of our reviewed services also allows for submitted reviews and ratings by our readers. Each user review contains a rating based on a possible total of five stars and a description. With the name of the dating services listed above you will find the average user rating. Award winning dating services also have a separate awards page, and a summary awards section showing the latest awards won in their review.

To find out more about the awards including summaries of the yearly awards along with articles about each award and the reasons why these online dating services received them, please visit our Awards topic section. For the above list, here is the Summary of the 2012 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards.

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