Kupple: A Dating Site to Meet Other Couples

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A dating site - for couples? Yes, and it's been around for quite a while (from what I can tell, since 2007). Think about it - you've coupled up, and many of your other friends are still single. Do you really want to head to the bar with them every weekend, or would you rather spend much of your time with other, couple, friends? Most people would rather the latter over the former, and thus a "dating site" like Kupple is born.

With couples of all orientations in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, Kupple has the largest user base of all the couples dating sites. Add to the fact that the site is still free and has an interesting feature or two (like being able to post blog entries on any other couples' profile), Kupple makes it worth your while to try them out.

Overview from Kupple

"No matter how much you enjoy the company of your partner, having other couple-friends whose company you both enjoy is a healthy part of any relationship. But at times it can be difficult to find a good match. Wherever you are in your relationship, Kupple.com can help you find the right couple-friends to help make your life with your partner more enjoyable and enriching".

What a Membership Includes

As of right now, Kupple membership is free, although the site states in its FAQ that they may charge in the future for enhanced services. (Note: five years later, still zero fees). Therefore, all of the Kupple features are available to anyone who signs up, which includes creating a couple profile and viewing other couples` profiles, email, blogging (both the ability to post on other couples blogs as well as on your own), and a straightforward social networking system that allows couples to state who their friends are.

Unique Features

Not only does Kupple offer their own blog about meeting friends as a couple (although it hasn't been updated since November 2007), Kupple also offers all of its members their own blog, which any member can post to - but can also be marked private-only, if need be. As well, Kupple is the only couples dating site that offers potential users a peek at how many other couples have already signed up in their area - a handy feature for those not willing to invest the time into a profile should there be no one else listed nearby.

The site clearly states right on on the front page, "This is not a swingers site". Definitely a plus, even if the site is a bit, um, dated.

Membership Costs

Currently, Kupple is a free couple dating site, but this may change as the site grows according to Kupple`s FAQ.

The Bottom Line

A definite look-see, especially if you and your partner struggle to meet other couples in your area for purely platonic interactions.