How To Choose A Dating Agency

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In recent years, primarily thanks to the internet, dating has become big business indeed (especially when it comes to Russian brides). Just search for marriage agencies on Google and you will find almost 3 million responses.

In fact, there are thousands of dating websites out there trying to get your attention. Some of them are highly reputable while others are simply scams that exist purely to take your money.

However, online dating is still a fantastic way to meet your soul mate who is serious about getting married, but, in most cases, joining a marriage agency is actually not a cheap option.

In this way, if you are thinking about signing up to such a website, in particular, Russian women dating agency, you should be confident you find the right one as you will be investing both financially and emotionally.

How To Choose A Dating Agency

The first thing you should do is to pay attention to the following:

A reliable dating website, like, should have such important sections as “Terms and Conditions” and “Refund Policy,” as well as some contact information and support. That’s actually the main guarantee that you won’t be cheated in the future.

Make sure that profiles published on the website belong to the real-life women. Check the photos (absolutely all Russian girls cannot be supermodels, there should be just pretty ordinary women) and personal information (look for some details written instead of general phrases).

Don’t hurry to pay at once. First, learn everything you can about the chosen dating agency. For example, how many profiles they have, whether they have partners or not, what are the fees, and so on. By the way, the reliable dating agency has no need to charge much as they usually earn on a large amount of letters. Moreover, most likely, they will offer some services for free.

Some words about scams

Scams are the main problem in the online dating world. That is especially true for small Russian women dating agencies that don’t have any credit at the international databases. What they do is they ask you to send lots of cash promising a desired happy ending with a beautiful Russian girl.

Here are some scam warning signs you should pay attention to:
similar, impersonal letters;
plane ticket/insurance/visa charges soon after you start communicating;
style of writing often changes;
unanswered questions;
odd emails;
all photos too good to be true;
sudden tragedy or illness in the family.

These are just a few of the possible scenarios taking place in the online dating world. So you should be very careful selecting a marriage agency. Try to learn as much as you can before you sign up to one of them.

Anyway, it’s always better to choose a big player with years of experience and plausible size of the membership.

Good luck!

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  1. The increasing online scams is really scary and yet there are many unsuspecting people falling victims to these scammers.

  2. Wonderful post!
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  3. While I didn't meet Richard online I do know 3 other couples who did meet online and who have been happily married for 10+ years now. Happily! I think it is a great way to meet someone! Just be safe.

  4. a very interesting post :) i like it, its different .

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  5. Very informative post, it will be helpful for those who are looking for a date online. Have a lovely day. xx

  6. I tried dating sites years ago and they do have a way of helping people meet. I know some people that married people they met using these kinds of services. Very informative post!

  7. Love this! I enjoyed reading your post dear.

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  8. Great advice! Have a good week!


  9. So helpful and very interesting!!!
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  10. ;D

    Interessante para quem gosta de agências!

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  11. Ótima postagem, te desejo uma semana abençoada.

  12. There are scammers everywhere. Best to be careful.

  13. Wow, dating agency, wouldn't it be expensive to go through their service to find partner?

  14. Hi, dear Luxie!

    Even with all the helpful advice offered in Katerina's article, I would never feel totally at ease joining a dating service or marriage agency. Even if the company is legitimate there is no way for them to verify if all of the claims made in all of the member profiles are honest and accurate. Many people misrepresent themselves to boost their chances of making a love connection. Dangerous predators might also be lurking on those sites. My advice to singles looking for love via marriage agencies or dating sites is to proceed with great caution.

  15. I am hearing the dating sites can and do work for some!

  16. Very interesting post, keep going! Xo Sophia from

  17. I would definitely worry about scammers and website not being totally legit. These are some great tips.

  18. Scams have been around for a very long time, even before the Internet. You wrote very good tips on how to avoid them. Very interesting post, thank you.

  19. I had no idea that there are dating agencies :)) Interesting post!

  20. Plenty of scams one has to be watchful of

  21. Great tips- and it's best to stick with a bigger sites so you know your information is secure!

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  22. I'm out of the dating world but very informative!

  23. I'm out of the dating game, but this sounds great!

    God bless,

    XO, Claire


  24. Great advice for those who use these dating systems.

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  25. Great advice

  26. nice post darling, interesting tips
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  27. Dear Lux, The internet has changed the way we do things so much and dating is certainly one of those things. The advice here is excellent. I hope many people find this post as it is certain to be helpful. Thank you for sharing!

  28. I won't be needing this after the recent guy who somehow stumbled into my life ;) And yet this was a very interesting and intriguing post to read!

  29. Thanks for all these tips and for sharing them with us :)


  30. I personally have never tried a dating site before, but I have heard great things and not so good things about it. But I definitely loved reading this.

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  31. Online dating... interesting! It sounds cool but lucky I won't be needing having a boyfriend already! Thanks for sharing your tips.

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  32. im still not sure if dating agency is what I am looking for.... We will see...

  33. Wow...this sure is one of the best !
    Great post !

  34. Cute tips! Thanks for sharing!!
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  35. Have a lovely weekend! :)

  36. Dating sites always intrigue me
    great post dear

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