Are You Ready for Dating Sunday?

The holidays might be over but one of the most exciting times for singles is just around corner – it’s Dating Sunday! Here at Match we’re gearing up for what is expected to be the busiest day of the year, when more singles are signing up, signing in and looking to meet someone.

So what is Dating Sunday?

It’s not a football game or a national holiday, but it is the one of the most important days for people looking for a relationship – it is not only the single busiest day of the year on Match, but it also means the odds are better than ever of meeting someone on this day.

We’ve analyzed decades of data, and have not only identified the busiest online dating day of the year, but the actual minute of the day – 8:49pm EST.  This is the time when the most single people flood Match. Nearly 1 in 2 people will be NEW to the site!

And the most exciting part? Sunday is just the beginning of dating season for singles. These next few months lend themselves to being one of the most active times when it comes to people getting together.  More than 50 million messages will be sent, over 5 million photos will be posted, and most importantly – over a million dates will take place.

So what are you waiting for? There’s literally no better time to start than this coming Sunday. With the chances of finding connection this high, who knows? You could be chatting up a new someone by Monday!

Be sure to check back each day to learn some new tricks and strategies on how to master dating’s peak season from some of our favorite relationship experts across the U.S.