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If you couldn't get enough of Love Is Blind, then here's even more Netflix dating shows for you to get obsessed with. If you, like the rest of us, have been obsessing over Netflix 's latest romance offering Love Is Blind and are now in the market for a new love, then we've got good news for you. The streaming platform has loads more reality dating shows in the archives. From classics like Love Island and Dating Around to the newest offering, Too Hot To Handle , there's plenty of shows that'll keep you busy for weeks to come. With the prospect of no new seasons of Love Island and Bachelor In Paradise to get us through summer , Netflix's Too Hot To Handle looks like it might be our new summer spring romance.
Subscriber Account active since. American viewers have also been introduced to foreign reality series, like the popular British dating competition, " Love Island ," which is available on Hulu. Thanks to streaming services, these shows are only the tip of the iceberg.