e Harmony is pricey, no doubt, but the online dating experience is top-notch.

One drawback, for some: its segregates non-heterosexuals into a separate site.

We also went on a few dates to see if the services could pair us up with compatible people.

So, check out the blurbs below for micro-reviews of each online dating site, or click through for full, in-depth reviews that chronicle our dating exploits.

The Internet, thankfully, allows us to hunt for our true loves—or even booty calls—without ever cruising bars, joining book clubs, going on speed dates, or even rolling out of bed and getting dressed.

We've reviewed five high-profile online dating sites and ranked them based on features, usability, and price.

Collectively, we spend huge sums of money on matchmaking, not to mention all the time and substantial emotional investment. Given that we usually rate products (like refrigerators) and services (like banking), this is new and fairly unusual territory for us.

But as we explored the possibility of taking on this investigation, we discovered that 20 percent of our subscribers are either divorced or have never married, and might benefit from what we found.

In fact, the only thing keeping POF from netting a lower score is that we didn't experience of any Kiss.com's billing issues.

Read the full review ›› Starting at .95 per month %display Price% at %seller% An online date site needs to excel in two areas in order to attract and keep an audience: a thriving, active community and ensuring users' trust. Kiss, on the surface, looks very much like an online dating site worth frequenting courtesy of its attractive interface that resembles a social networking site, but its issues are many and cannot be easily dismissed.

“It was—unbelievably—not a crazy experience.” Online dating has certainly lost its lonely-hearts stigma.