Although long-term relationships have been known to blossom through Tinder, it’s primarily used as a hunting ground for casual hook-ups.
Don’t expect in-depth profiles listing Sven’s likes and dislikes.
According to the website, the Mind Alike community boasts “highly educated graduates who sit in prominent positions in society and the private sector”.
As you might expect it doesn’t come cheap, with basic membership setting you back 890 SEK per month. This free site is designed for young people with a passion for culture – whether it’s art, music, film, literature, theatre or fashion – who want to meet people with similar interests.
Boasting “sophisticated and highly-educated singles”, it attracts a more mature audience than Badoo and Tinder. New members must first complete a personality test before filling in a personal profile where they can also upload photos.
If you’re a bit of a snob when it comes to dating and would rather see someone’s CV than a list of their hobbies and interests then "Elitsinglar" (literally “elite singles”) could be for you.
They can only strike up a conversation with you if you’ve both swiped right – so you won’t get unwanted messages from strangers.
Badoo is a dating site, but prefers to describe itself as a “social network”.
may not be as "cool" as Happy Pancake or Tinder but it’s one of the oldest and most well-established dating sites in Sweden (it arrived in the Nordic countries in 2002.) There are plenty of foreigners here alongside Swedes and it's one of the biggest ponds in the Swedish net-dating landscape – though you do need to be aware of fake fish, as scam accounts are common. You can try out a free version but in order to use the best functions you’ll need to fork out some cash.
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