Must-Have Apps To Get Through Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. For some this is a great time. For others this can be a stressful time. Luckily we live in the year 2014 where we have smartphones to help Valentine’s Day a little easier time to get through. From apps to help you find a date to those that’ll provide the assist to prepare for said date our smartphones can do it all. Here are some apps that will do just that.
Find a Date
Creating a profile on OkCupid is free, as is viewing and sending messages to other users on the service. By answering various questions on OkCupid the service will help you find people that are a match for you. Your search can be further narrowed down by setting filters such as age, location and picture availability. If you want to get a quick date together for Valentine’s Day you can try your luck with OkCupid’s blind date feature.
Match.com (Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone) – Free Download; Monthly to Yearly Subscription
With more than 21 million users Match.com is one of the most well-known online dating sites. With the mobile app you can browse member profiles, create your own, view daily matches and send winks to connect with other users. For Match.com subscribers, subscriptions begin at $30 per month, you can use the app to send and receive messages and see who has viewed your profile. With the subscription you will also be able to sign-up for Match.com sponsors meet-ups for singles that the service may hold in your city.
When you first sign up for an eHarmony account you will go through the company’s patented “29 Dimensions of Compatibility” questionnaire. This questionnaire is used to identify your core traits, such as emotional temperament, social style, relationship skills and values and beliefs and find you matches based on these answers. You’re also able to sync your eHarmony profile with Facebook and use the pictures on that profile for eHarmony through the app. Like Match.com, if you want access to all of eHarmony’s features you will have to be a member with subscriptions ranging from monthly to yearly.
Valentine’s Day Apps
OpenTable (Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone) – Free
Finding a restaurant to make a reservation on the 11th hour can be stressful, especially around Valentine’s Day. That is where OpenTable steps in to make your life a little easier. With a network of over 30,000 restaurants around the world to choose from you will be able to find the perfect spot for a romantic dinner, even at the last minute.
With Valentine’s Day hitting right at the end of the week it can be tough to plan every detail when you’re stuck working on everything you have during the work week. Now you can check getting flowers off your list with the 1-800-Flowers app that give you the chance to quickly pick out the perfect flower.
Love Poems (Android) – Free
Finding the perfect thing to say during a date can be tough, especially if your first date is on Valentine’s Day. That is where an app like Love Poems can break the ice. The words you will be able to find to say in this apple can provide you with a nice ice breaker and show how you can be a sweetheart. That or you and your date can both read the poems and joke about how sappy they are. Either way you will get the conversation started in a positive way.
30 Day Relationship Challenge (Android) – Free
Valentine’s Day is a great time to start a relationship but the real step if a relationship will last is those first 30 days. Now you can see if you’re new or old relationship can is as strong as you may think with the 30 Day Relationship Challenge. After the 30 days you may find out if what you’ve done can become a routine and if you’re new relationship is something you want to put time into developing further.