GLEICHKLANG – Alternative dating agency in test and comparison

Overall impression: Rating: ★★★★★

GLEICHKLANG is a serious and above all also social dating agency based on an alternative dating system. This enables a targeted partner search based on a match in key lifestyle and personality traits. This makes this platform virtually unique in its kind on the market.

Gleichklang - Alternative Partnerbörse - Logo und Schriftzug 2020

Gleichklang – Alternative Partnerbörse – Logo und Schriftzug 2020

The activities of this alternative dating site cover the entire German-speaking region, with the majority of members living in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The program and the alternative claim of Gleichklang set this singles exchange and dating platform apart from other partner exchanges.

GLEICHKLANG understands itself as a partner agency, which operates the switching of Singles with the help of methods of the psychology as professional service. This dating portal arranges different types of partnerships with a range that extends from fixed monogamous relationships, marriage or registered civil partnership to long-distance relationships, weekend relationships or partnerships that are not geared towards a monogamous lifestyle. What kind of partnership is brokered is decided solely by the members according to their individual wishes and needs.

With this claim to do justice to the individuality of the single person, it surpasses the conventional matching procedures of other dating agencies on the net.

In addition, the dating site offers you as a member a friend search of very high effectiveness. By becoming a member, you acquire the option, so to speak, to complete your partner search with success. Numerous members have already found according to data of the single stock exchange by the psychologically founded Dating with GLEICHKLANG the one suitable humans for a happy partnership or genuine friends.

Seriousness and seriousness

At GLEICHKLANG, there are no free memberships for participating in mediation. A moderate membership fee ensures that you will only encounter serious members who are seriously interested in finding a partner or friendship. Thus, you do not have to deal with the numerous fakes that often populate the free platforms.

GLEICHKLANG – the other partner agency

GLEICHKLANG is another partner agency that offers an alternative system of initiating partnerships and effectively finding friendships. As a small, specialized dating agency, it does not rely on a giant file with countless free profiles, file spam and mass lists as partner suggestions as many other dating agencies do.

The focus of the mediation of friendships and partnerships here is rather the seriousness of the intentions of its members and the accuracy of fit of the proposals made. Suggestions are made over time and it can take some time – especially with rarer features – for the first suggestion to be made. This also applies to narrow geographic searches. In the end, however, it is most likely only a matter of time until you meet the one person here who really suits you for a happy and lasting partnership or for a real friendship.

Gleichklang - Alternative dating and partner agency

Gleichklang – Alternative dating and partner agency

Find friends through friendship matchmaking

GLEICHKLANG is the only psychologically based friendship matchmaking service on the German-speaking Internet. Friendship search is not mixed with partner search here, but is a separate option that you can use.

Minimum tariffs, support tariffs and social tariff

A minimum rate is offered for less financially solvent members. This is currently 48.00 euros for a full year of membership and does not even cover the running costs at Gleichklang. This is unique in the industry and also only possible because financially better-off members voluntarily pay the support tariff (74.00 euros). Thus, there is also solidarity among the members.

Further there is also still a social tariff: so that a membership with Gleichklang does not fail because of a financial emergency situation, the operators grant a social tariff of 6.00 euro for the one-year membership (applies exclusively to humans in acute social emergency situations) on request by E-Mail.

Dating agency with psychology

With GLEICHKLANG the partnership initiation and also the friendship mediation takes place after psychological realizations and with psychological methods. With the help of a scientific questionnaire and a personality test, relevant information on lifestyle and personality, but also on appearance, is collected. On this basis, optimal partner suggestions and friendship proposals can then be made with the help of a psychological-mathematical matchmaking algorithm. Thus, dating and friendship search here are associated with very high chances of success as they are not achieved in other dating sites.

The first step in the partner search and friendship search is to determine the fit of key lifestyle characteristics and relationship desires (e.g., single parent status, desire to move in together, marriage, weekend relationship, or long-distance relationship, desire to have children, geographic characteristics, willingness to move, basic ethical attitudes, sexual orientations, etc.). Only in the second step is the placement fine-tuned according to personality similarity.

GLEICHKLANG is the only partner agency on the Internet that guarantees combined matchmaking based on preferences and personality similarity.

EQUAL SOUND as an alternative

Here you will find people who are different from the members of the big singles and dating sites. This alternative partner exchange concentrates in the context of a founded and at the same time alternative partner switching in particular on it to arrange partnerships and friendships between humans with pronounced social-ecological responsibility. Corresponding persons – including vegetarians and vegans – have the very best prospects of success in their search for a partner and friendship.

Currently, just over 25% of members are vegetarians, meaning they do not eat meat or fish by their own admission. Approximately 5% of members are vegan, meaning they do not eat or use any animal products, including meat, dairy, eggs, or leather.

The attractiveness of this serious dating site is the consistently implemented holistic partner search and friendship search. Singles who are looking for a partner here and non-singles who are looking for friendship or travel partners here are characterized by a high level of authenticity, sincerity and reliability that you will not find on other singles exchanges, partner agencies and get-to-know-you platforms.

All legitimate sexual orientations

GLEICHKLANG, as an alternative dating system, practices openness and tolerance towards all legitimate sexual orientations. In addition to the areas of heterosexuality and the gay area with our gay and lesbian members, we also specifically support the partner search for people with less common or by other partner agencies rather neglected sexual orientations. Specifically, an effective mediation for bisexuals, asexuals, transexuals, pansexuals and for members with interests in SM or BDSM is enabled here.

Consideration of religious and a-religious ideas

You will find members with a wide range of religious beliefs on this dating site. This applies equally to people who consider themselves agnostic or atheist, as well as to people who are drawn to Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Shintoism, esoteric spirituality, or a generally open spirituality. The prerequisite, however, is that there is tolerance for different lifestyles and ways of thinking.

Dating for seniors

The community provides seniors with a form of dating that is as safe as it is effective, and has already enabled numerous seniors to form new partnerships and friendships. Especially for seniors with their grown life experiences, the agreement in lifestyle is of particularly central importance for the development and continuation of a new partnership relationship.

Likewise, seniors also attach particular importance to the seriousness and seriousness of such a community and service for legitimate security interests.

Good opportunities for single parents

Also included is targeted support for single mothers and fathers, which takes into account the criteria of effectiveness and safety. All members are asked whether or not there is an acceptance of partnering with a single parent member. Only if this acceptance is given, a partner suggestion can be made. This makes it much easier for single parents to find a new partner and at the same time a father or mother for their children.

Dating and Friendship Search for Highly Sensitive People (HSP)

At the suggestion of several members, Gleichklang now also specifically supports people with high sensitivity (HSP) in their search for partners and friends. All members are asked if they have high sensitivity and if they value that proposed other members are willing to deal with it. Accordingly, all members are also asked whether there is acceptance for a partnership or friendship with a highly sensitive person. Based on these questions, the chances of a successful placement can be significantly increased.

Partner search with disabilities and diseases

This is an offer in which people with physical or mental disabilities and illnesses also have the best chances of finding positive contacts and successfully completing their partner search. People with disabilities and handicaps can find suitable partners here, for whom the disability or handicap is no obstacle to the establishment of a partnership relationship.

Likewise, people with physical diseases and risk constellations, such as cancer, MS or HIV (AIDS) can avoid rejections and injuries at this contact exchange from the outset and bring their partner search to success via an effective special mediation. Likewise, the partner search of people with mental illnesses or problems, such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, personality disorders or psychoses is supported in a targeted manner.

The basis of all these special options is the acceptance principle, according to which GLEICHKLANG asks all members whether there is acceptance for a partnership with a disabled person or with people affected by a physical illness or a mental illness.

Only if this acceptance is given, a partner suggestion is made. Thus, the partner search for disabled and also physically or mentally ill people is much more relaxed here than it is otherwise unfortunately the case in life. As a disabled or ill person, you can be sure that your dating and friendship search is in the very best hands.

The right counterpart even with special physical features

People with various other physical characteristics are also supported here in their search for a partner. This concerns people with unusual body sizes, as well as people with increased body weight, chubby and Rubens figures. Chubby women and chubby men thus find those people who value their figure, just like Rubens women and Rubens men.

But it also concerns intersexuals (hermaphrodites, who are characterized by the fact that you have features of the male and female sex. Likewise, very small (diminutive) and very large people can have a successful partner search. This contact exchange ensures that all partner suggestions already have an acceptance for corresponding characteristics from the outset, if they are present. There are enough people who evaluate the corresponding features positively.

Partner happiness even with sexual dysfunction

People with sexual dysfunction often develop great self-doubt and fear of actively seeking a partner and withdraw more and more to protect themselves from injury. Exactly these people do not need to be afraid of finding a partner at Gleichklang. Through referrals, their members with sexual dysfunction are matched and introduced to other members who do not see sexual dysfunction as an obstacle to a fulfilling partnership relationship. There, members can, if they wish, indicate that they only want to be suggested other members who are also willing to enter into a partnership with a person with a sexual dysfunction. This allows people with sexual dysfunction to have a relaxed dating experience.
Because in reality, sexual dysfunctions are usually not a real obstacle to a positively experienced sexuality or a partnership relationship if they are dealt with openly.

The contact portal asks from all its members the acceptance for a sexual dysfunction in the partner or the partner and uses this acceptance information for the placement.

Finding all these people with special characteristics and/or interests for you is what Gleichklang has made its program as part of its psychologically optimized dating service. The portal’s team does not rely on mass matching, but impresses with a smaller, but well-considered selection of partner suggestions.

Free services:

  • Free participation is not possible in order to exclude fakes from the beginning and to ensure a certain quality. However, the social tariff is already available for 6.00 euros per year.

Paid services (included in membership):

  • Create profile
  • Psychological profile and graphical analysis of the questionnaires on personality, relationship models and attitudes.
  • Professional dating agency & partner suggestions
  • Befriending
  • Anonymous communication via cipher system
  • Free member support by email and phone
  • Free email service
  • Use of the classifieds portal
  • Info portal about vegan lifestyle and vegetarianism


  • Very reasonable membership fee (standard: 48,00 Euro per year)
  • Promotional prices as well as a social tariff for people in financial need (6,00 Euro for a whole year)
  • Scientific personality test with graphical evaluation
  • Best matchmaking platform for people with special characteristics and/or interests
  • No fake profiles recognizable, high authenticity of members
  • High chances of placement
  • High activity level of the members
  • Consideration of all legitimate sexual inclinations as well as tolerance towards… all religious directions
  • Promising partner exchange for seniors, single parents and people with disabilities
  • Ideal for vegans and vegetarians
  • Ideal for people with sexual dysfunction
  • Members form a community of tolerant, open-minded, level-headed and solidary people with heart and mind.
  • Very high proportion of women


  • No free trial membership possible
  • The layout and usability of the website could still be improved

Costs and prices:

  • The minimum tariff: 48,00 Euro annual fee
  • The solidarity tariff (voluntary): 74,00 Euro annual fee
  • The special tariff (“Until success”): 124,00 Euro for a total of 3 years membership +10,00 Euro for each additional year
  • The social tariff: 6,00 Euro annual fee (proof of need necessary)

Contract and termination:

The membership will be automatically renewed for another year if not cancelled. Cancellation is possible up to the last day informally by email, postal letter or telephone. It is pointed out by the operators to the extension of the membership among other things in the fee list, in the welcome email, in the participation area and in the terms and conditions.

At the beginning of 2013, the Internet get-to-know-you platform Gleichklang decided to increase its fees, as the extremely low previous fees had not covered costs by then. This fee increase is already included in the prices shown here. However, all Presier increases affect only new members, while fees for old members remain unchanged.

For the members Gleichklang remains, despite the fee increase, an exceptionally low-priced offerer, with whom a membership should never fail because of a financial emergency situation. Therefore, the social tariff of only EUR 6 per year for people in need remains untouched.

Gleichklang promotional video produced by Simone Breitzke


Test winner in the category Alternative Contact Exchanges

Test winner in the category “Alternative contact exchanges

Probably the best dating site and partner agency for people with alternative lifestyles or other physical or mental peculiarities as well as for seniors, vegetarians, vegans, ecologically oriented people, single women and men, highly sensitive people and people with sexual dysfunctions.

High authenticity and seriousness continue to distinguish this provider. The focus here is clearly not on the provider’s profit motive, but on the people who use this offer. The operator assumes social responsibility for its members.

Finding a reputable and at the same time socially responsible provider in the online dating industry is quite difficult – but here you are definitely at the right address!

For these reasons, Gleichklang is our test winner in the category “Alternative contact exchanges”.

Overall impression Rating: ★★★★★
Best alternative dating agency
Number of registered members Rating: ★★★★☆
just under 15,000 members, and rising
Activity/authenticity of members Rating: ★★★★★
No fakes, very active community
Privacy & Security Rating: ★★★★½
Clear privacy information, trusted operator
Member audit Rating: ★★★★★
No free memberships, extensive questionnaires
Women’s quota Rating: ★★★★★
~ 33% male / 67% female
Search filter N/V
no member search, but selected partner suggestions
Costs & Fees Rating: ★★★★★
Very favorable memberships, social tariff
Features & Functionalities Rating: ★★★★½
Personality tests, matching, mediation, ad portal, box number system for anonymous communication, info portals
Usability & operation Rating: ★★★★½
Here you could still improve a little or implement the latest standards in web design
Free services NV
Free use is not possible due to quality assurance intentions
Customer Service & Support Rating: ★★★★★
Help and support available to members via email or phone (free of charge), high regard for members’ concerns
Feedback members Rating: ★★★★★
Above-average feedback, high level of user and member satisfaction
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