Religion and Spirituality
True to its mission, the Internet brings together spiritual seekers around the world, whether they are part of organized religions or on more individual quests. Even if you're not sure of your goal, join those who seek enlightenment through the Web: Explore spiritual topics, read up on current events, history, and statistics of world religions, and meet people and groups who share your beliefs.
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Meeting a life partner is no easy task, especially when you're looking for someone to share your spiritual life in addition to your secular interests. If church doesn't seem like a romantic hot spot and bars don't attract the right types, you might think you're out of luck. But before you settle down for another Saturday night with a pint of ice cream and a movie rental, think about joining one of the online religious dating services. You might be surprised to learn that online dating is safe, easy, and contrary to stereotype, a method that many normal, socially adept people are opting to try.
- Before you pay to join a service, you can usually check out member profiles and read testimonials for free. Search around and see if anyone looks interesting before joining.
- Most services make it possible for you to exchange messages with potential dates anonymously, so you don't have to give out any personal information until you're absolutely ready.
- Internet dating is becoming increasingly common. Reuters recently featured this article on Muslim women who are using the Internet as a way to meet men.
is a dating Web site not designed exclusively for any religion, but it gets reviewed quite often by Christians looking for like-minded partners (the founder is an evangelical Christian). Members fill out an in-depth personality profile, so your matches end up being people who share your values.
is a Web site designated only for "marriage-minded" Christian singles. If you are a serious Christian looking to settle down, this is the place for you.
is a dating service for Catholic singles that enables members to meet each other and also to learn more about the Catholic faith. Get to know other members online, or check out the site's events calendar with real-life group activities for members.
is a popular dating site for Jews of all sects, and even for non-Jews interested in meeting Jews. Many married couples have met on Jdate, but the site is also for casual dating and friendship.
is a site where single Muslims with marriage in mind can meet via e-mail and, eventually, in person. The service is international and matches are often made from across the world.
is a Muslim dating site where you can meet friends, penpals and chat buddies in addition to Muslims interested in marriage. It's a good site if you're looking for a less serious relationship, and membership is completely free.
is a Wiccan site and this is the link to their "personals" service. When you sign up you get an e-mail with 10 possible dates in your area.
's "Guide to Religious Dating" page is a good place to visit if none of the above sites suit your taste. You can select your group and see a full list of dating Web sites that you can choose from.
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