As much as many may try to shy away from it, Zimbabwe dating sites like Metrodates, Topface and Interracial dating in Zimbabwe have many profiles of desperate people wishing to find love.
The main concern people have about Internet-based connections is that users may not be who they say they are though there are ways to check if the online dating profile is genuine or not.
“It is like online shopping, only that this time, you will be looking for your soul mate.
When I put up my profile, I am very specific about the person I am looking for an example, tall, dark and masculine.
We started arguing and I never went out with him again.” That night was the beginning of series of dating travails.
Seven years later, her perseverance resulted in a marriage proposal which would eventually reaffirm her belief that online dating is an ideal way to make a real connection with another person.
“I am a lawyer, and it is a job that takes up a lot of time.
One 60-year-old man who succeeded in finding the woman of his dreams said it is indeed possible to fall in love with a complete stranger.
“I always saw the section in Kwayedza and one day I just decided to try it.
“The woman I fell for does not even live in the same country as me, I met her on Facebook, so for us to communicate regularly we have used email, Facebook messages and posts, and the wonder of Skype video chats which allow us to talk and laugh and share stories for hours at a time,” he said.
Craig also says even though his lover is miles away from him, he knows her very well.