March 31, 2009

Compatible Partners Website Available for Gay and Lesbian Singles Seeking Long-Term Relationships Site Powered by eHarmony Offers Free Six-Month Memberships to
First 10,000 Users

PASADENA, Calif., March 31, 2009 – Gay and lesbian singles looking to find love can now use eHarmony’s patented matching technology through the new service Compatible Partners ( to be matched with others who seek meaningful long-term relationships. The first 10,000 people who register on Compatible Partners will receive a free six-month membership.

Compatible Partners features a thorough questionnaire that captures users’ unique values, attitudes, personality traits and interests. Unlike other online dating sites where members search and browse through “picture and paragraph” profiles, Compatible Partners custom delivers matches to each user based on their responses to the questionnaire.

Compatible Partners also features a structured and secure communications process that allows matches to communicate at their own pace, ask important questions early and get to know each other at a deeper level than other online dating sites allow. Members can communicate with their matches through the Compatible Partners system without having to divulge their personal contact information until they are ready to do so.

“Compatible Partners is a quality matching service with a focus on long-term relationships for gay and lesbian singles,” said eHarmony, Inc. CEO Greg Waldorf. “We’re excited to add this new site to eHarmony, Inc.’s growing portfolio of brands.”

Pricing for Compatible Partners will be the same as it is for After the initial 10,000 subscriptions have been claimed, it will remain free for people to complete the online questionnaire, get a personality profile and receive matches. Depending on the length of the subscription purchased, it will cost between $19.95 and $59.95 per month to communicate with other members through the site.

About eHarmony, Inc. Santa Monica, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. eHarmony, Inc. ( was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term relationships. New peer-reviewed research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages. Of all meeting places measured, eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.b On average, 438 people marry every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on eHarmony, nearly 4% of new marriages.b Currently, eHarmony operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil.
bBased on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled."

* 2012 survey conducted for eHarmony by Harris Interactive.®

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