eHarmony Reviews

This is one of the latest websites in the extensive list of online date sites present these days but it has been uniquely crafted having a scientific approach to matchmaking in order to connect compatible singles. The approach is to form long term bond in the relationship through out of the world techniques. The site collects data from its new members with a flurry of questions in order to statistically curate the interests of that person. It also has a feature called CompatiblePartners, a dating site compatible and dedicated to the gay and lesbian communities in a separate basis.
Recently eharmony has patented a compatibility quiz for its members to collect data for matchmaking. It has an intuitive and well-designed profile for its members but the only cons it has is its suitability for only those users who are serious for commitment. It also has a lengthy signup process and has no control over the search parameter.

Sign Up Process

The patented questionnaire is the biggest feature of eharmony’s scientific matchmaking process. The sign up process is a bit lengthy where these questionnaire take longer time than normal websites. There are more than 400 questions to answer but this quiz is worth taking because the matches are brought accordingly the website. There are several types of questions while most of them take only seconds to answers but some of them take more thought before answering them. The users have the option to choose from the pre-set options given there in the website where they can declare their education, employment, religion as well as physical attributes. They can they go on from there to some more in sighting questions. These questions are designed in an innovative way to consider the distinct features of your personality in a more profound manner.
Once this section gets complete, there will be some free writing questions which provide good opportunity to share more about interests and passions. In the next step, it is asked of the user to describe the ideal match, including the deal breakers and expectations in both physical appearance and lifestyle choices.
Eharmony uses all these information to scientifically find each user’s compatible matches from the ever-growing list of singles on the website. In addition to that, the ‘Book of You’ which is based on the personality questionnaire will let the members discover even more about themselves as well as their potential matches. Though the sign up process is a bit lengthy, it should be taken seriously by the users to let more information flow into the members to provide about their personality and about what they are looking out.


There are various packages available on eharmony which the users can take into account. Also, there are free accounts which do not have most of the features in them. The basic membership will only let the users to view matches and messages only. They cannot further go ahead and communicate while the subscribed members have the luxury to get maximum benefits. Features like ‘RelyID’ and ‘SecureCall’ as well as the ‘Premium Book of You’ will only be available for users with a Total Connect Membership.

Duration Monthly Cost($) Total Cost($)
Six Months 29.90 179.40
Three Months 29.95 89.95
One Month 59.95 59.95

Matchmaking and Search Features

Eharmony has a unique matchmaking feature with scientific features instilled in it. These are the services in which it gets distinguished from similar features. After the completion of the profile and the personality quiz, the trained experts of eharmony will match the users with 29 dimensions of personality and compatibility and as per its own scientific and mathematical algorithms. The matches are then sent out directly to each user’s inbox on a daily basis. The users can then have a look at a photo and profile and then decide whether to get in touch or not. The users can then need a paid subscription package. There has been given no manual search on the site and the users cannot search of its own. Rather the technical guys at eharmony do all the hard work and shows the potential matches. While this takes away the element of control, it can also be a relief to sit back and let someone else do the work. Users can mark certain questions of the personality quiz as “very important” and will be better matched to like-minded singles. This is especially important for religious singles who are looking for someone with the same denomination.


Eharmony has lots of features in this and the members can improve their profile by adding interests and hobbies. You can add as to what you are looking for and improve the profile. If the profile is beautifully designed, the profile can be an excellent first impression.


In the year 2009, the site launched CompatiblePartners which is its own dating site catering to the gay community. The site aims to match the gay and lesbian singles looking out for serious relationships with other singles looking for the same. They can look out for the same singles who match their personality based on the same personality questionnaire used by eharmony. The paid subscription memberships unlock communication tools, such as regular inbox messages and SecureCall, which is a secure phone line that lets users chat safely without disclosing their phone number. Moreover, “RelyID”, which lets members verify their identity, helps other users to feel safe when contacting them. Paid memberships also include the ability to see who viewed your photos and profile, send and receive unlimited messages and check out the advice forums for all the best relationship tips and tricks from the experts.

Safety and Security

Safety is a priority for eharmony and its model does not leave much opportunity for scammers or online hackers, amongst others because of the in-depth signup process. We tried creating a quick and fake account and were blocked within 12 hours of sign up. eharmony wants to ensure that all users experience maximum comfort, and provides a comprehensive safety document accessible from the website. This details how to keep personal information safe online, how to spot anything suspicious and report it immediately, and how to keep safety first when meeting someone from online.
Additionally, the “SecureCall” system protects users’ phone numbers until they are ready to talk off platform. The ID verification system cuts down on the amount of imposters in the system, ensuring users can trust that profiles belong to real singles. In order to receive eharmony mail messages, users have to mutually agree which gives users complete control of communication with each other.

What are other users saying

"Hang in there and eharmony will help you meet your match. I met someone terrific. Thanks eharmony!" - Joe, June 23, 2017
"I went through the entire signup process and did not find compatible matches." - Sandy, March 8, 2017.

Help and Support

In comparison to other online dating websites, eharmony does a lot better when it comes to support. It offers customer support via email which is manned 24/7 to answer any question, as well as a dedicated phone line during working hours and on Saturdays. This makes it a great choice for those who want the option of human trained support at the end of the line. The FAQ section is extensive and a great option for autonomous troubleshooting.

Overall Review

The focus of eharmony’s services is building long-term relationships by finding compatible matches for each user. Security features are in place to make sure users do not get catfished and to protect any personal information. While relatively pricey compared to other dating sites on the market, we highly recommend eharmony for singles looking for a lasting relationship.