There are dozens of different dating sites available to join online today and so are they different or are they all the same. Basically they are all the same but only in so far as they are set to enable you to meet someone who matches those specifics you would like a person to have if you were to date them. It is matching people with their preference that has led there to be so many dating sites today as some will now only let people to join if they meet a certain specific. For instance you now have a dating site specifically for people of a certain religion and each of the religions now have their own dating sites. You may have a dating site that only allows men to join that are looking for Russian, Filipino or any other nationality of girl. You have dating sites that have specifically been set up to cater to the main top professions and you also have a dating site for people that live in the countryside. Other than those you also have dating sites which cater to anyone looking for a single night of sex with no commitments needed by either party. Then there are the dating sites that cater to gays or transvestites or any other sexual preferences. The original and still most popular dating sites though, still allow almost anyone to join and expect that their members will be looking for someone to have a meaningful relationship with. Of course the vast majority of these dating sites regardless of how large or small their membership may be, will have a fee to join and perhaps even an additional fee to actually date someone. Although this is reasonable, some people would like to see what they are paying for prior to them paying anything, which is also reasonable. For this reason, some of the dating sites offer free trials and one of the most popular online dating sites, Match.com, offer trials for 3 days which is plenty of time to see if you think there will be a match for you on their site. You can find out about this UK Match.com 3 Day Trial on several websites online, plus for any other trials that any of the other dating sites may be offering. It is a commonly held misconception that the dating sites are full of males looking for women but, although it may have started that way at first, due to the women having security concerns about dating sites, today many of the dating sites have memberships that contain as much as 48% females and that percentage continues to grow. Therefore there is no one good reason as to why you should not join a dating site but just be sure that you join one that is right for you and your needs and by taking advantage of any free trials that may be offered, can help you to make a wise and happy choice.