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Something Serious Review

  • The best place to find a long-term match
  • Add yourself to the spotlight to get immediate attention
  • Easy to use mobile application which allows on-the-go dating
  • Only approved profiles get added to the website
  • Block a member at any time and have a safe dating experience
  • GOOD FOR
    Long-Term Relationships
  • Support
    6 /10
  • MONEY BACK
    Cancel options
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  • Author: Jake Soto
  • 18.07.18
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Rating

  • Price
    7 /10
  • Features
    7 /10
  • Ease of Use
    8 /10
  • Help and Support
    6 /10

Overview

Something Serious was launched in 2016 as an “anti-Tinder” site for serious people who are looking for more than just a date. With over two million users worldwide and thousands of users in the UK, this site is designed to help you find a serious life partner by narrowing your search to like-minded people.

In order to improve user safety, site staff manually check user profiles to make sure that they are genuine. The site also has the option for mature dating and single parent dating, so you can find that special someone no matter who you’re looking for.

Plans & Pricing

Something Serious offers the following plans for premium subscriptions:

6 months

The 6 month plan costs £15 per month and is billed as £89.95 for 180 days.

3 months

This plan costs £19.99 per month and is billed as £59.95 for 90 days.

1 month

The 1 month plan costs £29.95 per month.

1 year

The most reasonably priced package costs £12.50 per month and is billed as £149.95 for 365 days.

Ease of Use

Registration process

Just 5 steps are all it takes to register an account on Something Serious. Enter your name, gender, birthday, email, and a password. You’ll then receive a confirmation email.

Profile set-up

Profiles on Something Serious are more detailed than other sites, allowing you to really represent who you are in great detail. Describe your physical appearance and interests in depth in the given spaces. There are also tons of playful questions you can answer that show off your intellect and sense of humor.

Notification settings

It’s easy to customize your notification settings in your account settings.

Messaging

Something Serious’s messaging system is easy to use just like any other messaging system. You receive notifications every time you get a new message unless of course, you choose to disable these notifications.

Daily matches

Based off of your preferences, Something Serious will suggest matches that might be right for you. Trust the experts! Go ahead and message them!

Member search

You can keep things simple by browsing members based off of the basic criteria like age and distance, or you can get a bit more detailed by searching for members who are nonsmokers, drinkers, or who meet your height requirements.

Special Features

Profile

Something Serious allows you to build a very unique and extremely detailed profile. That way you can find a better match for yourself, and others can get to know you better. On top of the usual profile information, you can describe your appearance in a very detailed manner. Your profile also includes a variety of questions designed to make it more unique, informative and fun. Questions such as “what is the scariest thing that you have ever done” or “if you won the lottery what would you buy first” can allow you to express yourself or help you show off your funny side. These questions are optional but are a good way to break the conventional profile pattern.

Information browser

When you log in, you have an information browser at the bottom of the page. It conveniently helps you to keep track of all of the information you need, such as who emailed you, sent you a wink, added you as a favorite, who viewed your profile, your current chats, and of course allows you to search for others.

Searching possibilities

This site has a very unique search system. It has the option to search for people in a particular age range and a particular distance from a residential neighbourhood. You can add cool filters to your search to both limit your results and find someone with similar preferences. For example, you can search for someone who doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, of particular religious belief, or has similar hobbies to you. You can also narrow the search by limiting it to people who are currently online, so you can start a conversation immediately. Once you find someone, you can mark that you are interested in meeting them, so you can find out if the feeling is mutual before even starting a conversation. You can also find people that the site recommends according to the information you entered about yourself.

Dating diary

You can also write your thoughts and feelings in a diary so others can get to know you better. So now you can find someone based on a deeper initial first impression.

Spotlight

After you register to the site you will see people’s pictures in a bar at the top of the page. You can add your picture so that everyone can see you. This allows you to find someone who you might not have considered otherwise.

Mobile phone app

The site works great on cell phones and is organized conveniently. You can even check out who is near you and start chatting with people who you may meet sooner rather than later.

Site Safety

Approved profiles

Something Serious manually reviews member profiles for authenticity and safety by looking for red flags associated with scammers and catfishing.

Report a profile

Harassment, underage users, scammers, or suspected catfish? You can report these profiles to Something Serious and they will personally investigate the user’s profile.

Block

You can block a member at any time, which will take away their access to view your profile and contact you.

Dating safety

Visit this page on their website to gather tips and tricks on how to date responsibly.

Information protection

Something Serious uses anti-scam software to protect your data and identity.

Pros & Cons

  • Easy to use mobile application
  • Only approved profiles get added to the website
  • Block a member at any time
  • Date safely using the extensive collection of safe dating tips
  • Perform advanced search using filters like hobbies and age etc
  • Only people from a few countries are allowed membership

Customer support

Something Serious seems very dedicated to providing a dating site full of genuine members! They claim to have a 24/7 team that is constantly checking profiles and photos to ensure that each and every member is authentic. While customer service could be improved with a live chat or a phone number, they provide lots of useful information in their FAQ section and are easy to contact via the help section’s contact form.

  • FAQ
    The FAQ section can help you set up your profile, delete an account, walk you through registration, and other need-to-know features.

Final Word

If you want to meet someone for a long-term relationship, this online dating site is a great place to find like-minded people. It’s fully featured and highly focused on its mission to serve those that are ready for something serious.

Jake Soto
author

Jake is photographer residing in free spirited San Francisco. He loves documenting things with his camera on a daily basis. He was not into dating sites until hearing some great stories when he became a dedicated user himself. “Dating sites are detailed, visual and versatile, just like photography”. Jake is a regular contributor to the Top 5 Dating blog.

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