Some of these websites and apps are focused on fleeting encounters, others claim to help you find your perfect life mate.If you do choose the online route take heart that, according to the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE), over half of single Spanish people are right there with you.
You'll need a little patience to sign up for Parship as, in order to help them help you, you have to fill in an 80-page questionnaire.
There are the study abroad guys who are usually too young or they're too wasted to take down my number correctly.
Then there are the sleazy types who I see making their way across the dance floor and immediately grab my friends to escape outside for some 'fresh air'".
This is also one of the few sites that offer some kind of guarantee.
Not, alas, for eternal love, but you do get your money back if after one year you haven't met anyone half decent.