The review of the Intimate section of the Lavalife online dating site is below.
Category Reviewed: Adult Dating
Updated: June 2011
Membership Types: Free & Paid
Target Groups: Heterosexual
- Lavalife has over 1.8 million active members* in their three sections – Dating, Relationship and Intimate.
- You can have a profile in one, two or all three sections if you wish. Each profile can be different as can the profile picture. Plus you can have more photos in the backstage area.
- Free members can reply to messages & IMs sent by Paid Members.
- Very few, if any, profile pictures in the Intimate section are sexually explicit in nature.
- Very easy to use and professional looking site.
- All members can read the entire profile of other members.
- Thorough search parameters including smoking/drinking level, and when they were last online.
- In June 2009 Lavalife moved from a credit system (pay per message or 20 minute time interval on IM) to a monthly membership system.
- Women who are new to the site may get a lot of IMs and messages when they log in. You can choose to hide your profile when you’re online if you just want to check messages etc.
- Has members worldwide but is aimed at singles in the US, Canada, and Australia.
- Option of purchasing a 1, 3 or 6 month paid membership. The per month cost is cheaper the longer the membership.
- Have been offering online dating since 1997 with Webpersonals, and relaunched as Lavalife in 2001.
* Member number is as per their web page for Advertisers.