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#DatingMyth or reality?

When it comes to love and commitment, some daters are influenced by dating guides or tips from relationship experts that help them to take the most of their romantic experiences. How do people in South Africa date nowadays? In our “Dating myths or reality” chronicles we explore South Africans’ dating and love habits. We will look at several studies, statistics and trends and present you with the most interesting findings from two different perspectives, from men’s and women’s point of view. Our intention is to give you an insight about how people date and love in South Africa in comparison with previous generations.

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Dating myth or reality? – Opposites attract

Dating myth or reality? – Opposites attract

We have always heard that opposites attract. There is something appealing in dating someone who can discover you a new world of possibilities. Someone with an antagonistic character who complements you, and keeps a balance in your relationship. But do really people are attracted to those who are just like[...]
Dating myth or reality? – Most daters believe in love at first sight

Dating myth or reality? – Most daters believe in love at first sight

Some people have the conviction that a first kiss can reveal a lot about their date, and even be a decisive factor in a potential relationship. However, traditionally, in a first date, sight has even played a more important role. First impressions matter! In fact, it is commonly said that[...]
Dating myth or reality? – Millennials tend to avoid face-to-face breakups

Dating myth or reality? – Millennials tend to avoid face-to-face breakups

The online dating revolution has eased the way singles connect, mingle and initiate relationships. Getting a potential date has never been as comfortable, and fast as when using dating platforms, but new technologies have also changed the way people break up. The dating hypothesis: Millennials usually avoid face-to-face breakups Millennials[...]
Dating myth or reality? – Senior singles do not use online dating

Dating myth or reality? – Senior singles do not use online dating

The dating game has significantly changed in the past decade. Years ago, younger singles had to meet a new partner while going out to a nightclub or relied on friends and family members to get a date. They even tried to their luck looking for a potential match among their[...]