I asked why everyone’s photo seemed so attractive and professional, and was told the women need to have a certain quality of shots taken in order to get on the site, as well as a rigorous process to ensure the same photos aren’t posted elsewhere.The costs of contacting members on Anastasia Date is a bit different than most dating sites, for a couple of reasons.

” is what my reader asked me, hesitant to put any more money into online dating sites with foreign singles that didn’t deliver. Still, with almost 200 comments and going strong, plus constant emails asking me about my Anastasia Date review (did you really try the site? From Anastasia Date: “Founded in 1993 by a Russian-American couple, Anastasia Date was among the first enterprises of its kind and now has a membership of over 1,000,000, with more than 80 million online visitors annually and 1.5 million letters exchanged onsite daily.” Demographics: Female members range from the age of majority to generally the 45-year old mark, although there are older women on the site, I only encountered gals under 30.

So while this Anastasia Date review gets a general thumbs-up, there are a few things to take note of before jumping in.

The search features surprised me while working on this Anastasia Date review.

Not only could I search by my age (meaning, does the lady in question want to date someone my age?

Some other items to note: Here’s the thing: there’s absolutely no way for me to test this site out as a Canadian woman.

I’ve reviewed, literally, thousands of dating sites over the last decade – this is the first one where I couldn’t try it out myself. I’m always shocked and how much folks get heated up about this site. Then sign up here, or scroll down below to share your own Anastasia Date review and experiences.

Single women can’t even sign up for the site; they’ve got to go through a completely different application process to confirm they do live in Russia, and also have their profiles and emails monitored to make sure the ladies aren’t trying to circumvent the system or scam the paying male members.

I’ll start by saying that it is a verifiable, secure online dating site, with thousands of women in Russia or the Ukraine, mostly looking to marry a man elsewhere in the world.

For starters, all of the ladies’ emails are monitored by staff, to “maintain the legitimacy and reputation” of the site.