According to Raya, applications without a recommendation from a current member rarely get accepted.

Ok Cupid, Match and Zoosk are standard fare for traditional dating websites.

You can write lengthy paragraphs about your interests, hopes, dreams, fantasy football team or whatever and upload multiple photos.

It minimizes the overwhelming paradox of choice that often comes with online dating.

So, you're an "important" person who can't have their dating profile on just any dating site -- or you want to date an equally "important" person. The League is for anyone who admits they have high standards AKA very picky.

Religion and faith are driving forces for many people, resulting in the desire to date someone who shares those beliefs, too.

Some of the most popular religion-centered apps are CDate (i OS) for Christians, JSwipe (i OS and Android) for those of Jewish faith and Minder (i OS) for Muslims.

Then the app curates the optimal matches for women based on the men who showed interest.

This way women get to choose who actually gets the chance to talk to them.

"There are plenty of fish in the sea."The age-old saying traditionally applies to dating, but it can also apply to dating apps.

With so many dating sites and apps available today, where does one even start?

While it's a dating app, it also has a community feel to it.