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Choosing the right dating site for you

Modern dating has evolved considerably since technology has entered the picture. The advent of the internet has introduced a plethora of options that you can explore and dating sites of different types on which you can meet individuals who might share your interests and outlook on most things in life.

When it comes to choosing the right dating site for yourself, it really comes down to a matter of personal interests and priorities. You need to ask yourself a few questions about where these lie first; are you interested in meeting people from various backgrounds and walks of life? Are you keen on meeting just black singles? Or are you a devout Christian and you would prefer to mingle amongst people from your own community?

Suffice to say ' the dating space in the virtual world is just about as easy or difficult to navigate as the one in the real world.

How flexible you are and what you are open to also has a lot to do with success in dating, as well. The idea is to visualise your idea of the ideal partner, and think about where they might be looking for love. For this, you need to have a fairly clear idea of the kind of qualities or the sort of person you're keen on meeting from the get-go.

Our general dating site is for anyone over 18 years of age and are probably the best option for those who are open to meeting people from various backgrounds, ethnicities, races and religions. This is our most popular dating site.

Our general dating site is open to absolutely anyone in South Africa. While there might be filters that you can use to look for individuals with particular interests, location or age range, you have access to the whole database of singles on Perfect Partner.

Then we have niche dating sites, or those dedicated exclusively to a community. This is perfect for those singles who have an idea of what they are looking for in a partner and do not want to meet people who don't meet those particular criteria.

Examples of these would be Christian dating sites or those for mature singles, who are over 40 years of age. This ensures that you are matched with potential partners who are like-minded and are likely to be searching for similar qualities in a partner, and who share relationship goals.

Our sites

Online dating

Our most popular site with many members. We generally recommend most singles aged between 18 and 40 begin here. You will find the most members giving you a wide range of potential matches.

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Black Dating

If you are only looking for a black partner, our dedicated site for Black South African's is the ideal place to begin your search for someone special.

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Christian Dating

If religion plans an important role in your life and you wish to meet someone who shares the same religious beliefs and Christian values as you do, Christian dating is a great way to meet likeminded singles.

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Gay Dating

For gay men living in South Africa, we have an exclusive gay dating site just for you. Enjoy safe, secure messaging and access a large active database of gay singles in South Africa.

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Mature dating

Open to singles aged 40+ our senior dating site is for older singles looking for companionship and romance. This site is by far the most popular choice for South African singles aged 50 plus with many members aged over 60.

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Casual dating

Our casual dating site is something a little bit different. Members of the casual site are generally not looking for a serious relationship. Most are simply looking for no strings sex, dating and often just casual encounters or as we sometimes call it in South Africa - naai buddies. Conversation can get a bit fruity. Membership for our casual dating site is recommended for open minded adults of all ages (18+).

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If you're still a little confused about how to start with online dating, we suggest you plunge right in; you can begin with our general dating site, and register on one of our niche one's as well, depending on what you are comfortable with. Registration is free so you can try as many of our sites as you like before you settle down with one choice.

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