An example of this would be viewing a new partner with suspicion, because your ex-partner cheated on you in the relationship, or had a nasty streak.Unconsciously, some people cling to the belief that someone new is going to harm them in the same way.I was very good at creative writing and the thought of pursuing that as a career was exciting.As I grew older, I realised how celebrity status or fame could be used to influence public opinion around certain issues, with the likes of Bono and Charlize Theron adding their weight to humanitarian causes.
We have been around since 2009 and have become one of South Africa's leading online dating sites.I know some of the personal struggles of my colleagues in the industry and take my hat off to these astounding individuals who give so much of themselves often without the credit due.I am fascinated with the media and its various functions and impact.I started writing more and more frequently for a citizen journalism website hosted by the Sunday Times and became one of the few online reporters in Johannesburg at the time.This made me very popular with PR people who wanted buy-in to the emerging market and also caught the attention of Media24 who offered to fund my postgraduate studies and place me at a publication thereafter once I completed my degree. Journalists inspire me, particularly those who put themselves in the firing line to ensure a functional and fair democracy.Today’s educated gentleman or high society lady wants to find an equal partner who is accustomed to a particular lifestyle.Well-educated, well heeled, financially successful, sophisticated and possibly even titled individuals want to mix in the higher echelons of society and to have a partner by their side who can do the same. You would be correct in thinking that they would seek out other like-minded individuals.To cater to their dating requirements, elite dating services have been made available and these can range from personalised dating services that require the individual to come in for an interview to an elite online service.In this interview, he tells us more about his career and award.Growing up, what did you think you were going to ‘be’, and what changed? My cousin pitched the idea to me when I was seven and I was immediately sold.