What happened next was more difficult: giving a stranger – in my case it was Dating Buzz – permission to launch your personal thoughts and romantic wishes into cyberspace for any site member and their friends to scrutinise with glee or malice.
It's akin to someone posting excerpts of your diary on Facebook only to hope you at least get some "likes". The South African online dating industry is much smaller than its international counterparts. Most sites operate on a "freemium" basis, making it free for members to sign up and browse profiles until they want to contact and message someone, in which case a paid subscription comes into play.
In hindsight, surfyogi might have thrown in a few more "sensitive" photos, pictures of her playing games with cute children or engaging with animals and nature, all firm favourites on the online dating circuit.
Of course, creating the persona and making a checklist of the ideal man was the fun part.
Cancel your paid Dating Affair account - When logged into your account go to “Your Account” page.
Here you will find a telephone number that is unique to your profile.
Click on the Delete Your Account button and follow the instructions.
This is combined with weighting factors for each key parameter." This is not outcomes-based dating.It's hard choosing just one angle for your entire life story. The best profile photographs always cover the basics – sexy, sporty and slightly mysterious.Surfing photos show physical ability and put you in a bikini, in Europe or at least Durban (this also shows you travel).According to Statistic Brain, research provider to publications such as the , a company that provides the technology to over 11 000 dating sites worldwide, says the industry estimates for South Africa sit at about R90-million, in comparison with R2.5-billion for the United Kingdom and R11.1-billion for the US.Pitt puts our low numbers down to access, not interest or cost.