After Lavalife, I only know of a few others that are worth mentioning, although I've yet to find one that's truly ideal.

My preferences would be Club Intimate, Fling, Adult Match Doctor, and Get It On, As for adult dating sites that I don't recommend, see my reviews for Shag Pal and Adult Friend Finder.

We can all help keep each other safe by reporting dating scams.

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They may be sold to a different owner who uses different standards or may engage in some of those shady practices to boost membership and use. You simply have to watch your back on any online dating site.

Always be wary of the signs of an internet dating scam.

Stephen asks: "I am trying to find a 'real' adult dating site. The people on there either do not exist or are trumped up.

It seems all that I have come across do not have real/true information... I sent the company an email to complain, but they didn't reply.

We've all seen them - the ads show a bevy of beautiful women in your area, but when you sign up, you realize that the women were just ads that were geographically targeted to your search preferences.

Even sites that may once have been good can go bad.

You Date is where to find friends, where you date for free and it's fun to flirt.

But if you're seriously looking where to find love, a mutually compatible relationship, someone special who satisfies you emotionally and romantically, get started by joining now.

And when I clicked on a picture, the city and/or state changed to someplace nearby... There has to be a legitimate adult dating site out there. "Welcome, Stephen, and thanks to my colleague, sexuality expert Cory Silverberg, for sending you my way.

To answer your question: it depends on what you mean by legitimate.

Are you looking for an adult dating site that caters to adult encounters or casual sex, that isn't full of scammers or fake profiles?