For instance, did you know that “The Match Group” owns Ok Cupid, Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, and Match.com? Partner Linking: 9/10 — Site allows linking to 1 partner. Since you gotta date somewhere, here’s a summary and ranking of popular dating sites and how they rank for polyamory and non-monogamy dating.
Identity Verification: 4/10 — Not foolproof, but verification badges allow you to verify that you are on Facebook, have an email, have a Twitter account, have a Google account (who the hell has those anymore?It's becoming increasingly common for people to consider open relationships and even to seek them out on mainstream apps like Ok Cupid.But now, polyamorous people can also find partners on a dating site created just for them.Relationship Status: 9/10 — Site allows two “relationship types”, Monogamous and Non-Monogamous.While this doesn’t seem like many options, it’s a very hard option to find on any mainstream site. Sexual Orientation: 9/10 — Site offers 12 orientations, and allows up to 5 to be selected at the same time. Only allows Gender Identification: 9/10 — Site offers 22 gender identifications, and allows up to 5 to be selected at the same time. Site only allows “interest in” to be set to Men, Women, or Everyone, not all 22 gender identifications.Instead, site allows user to select to show up in searches for men or for women.STI Status: 0/10 — Site does not offer method to post or search for positive STI results. Interface: 6/10 — Site is modern by overly simplistic. This works well as a mobile app, but makes the website seem empty. Compatibility Recommendations: 8/10 — Has an extensive and integrated survey system which allows for micro-details to be included.Can’t find a way to deactivate or hide account, nor options for incognito browsing. And no, it doesn’t include anything like “currently married” or any other status that would be anything other than single.Sexual Orientation: 1/10 — You’re either gay or straight, and I cannot find a way to change that after a profile is already created.Search: 2/10 — Searching for common topics mentioned in profiles is possible, but not very useful. Total Score: 61/100Partner Linking: 0/10 — Site doesn’t use non-monogamy linking.Relationship Status: 3/10 — Site allows for 7 relationship status levels, all marriage oriented.