We want to show everyone that Heartventure is about supporting adults with learning disabilities to meet and socialise in a safe and secure environment.
The Purple Club House was a great success last Friday night.
Unlike most online dating your quest to find that special somebody doesn’t require you to complete a profile on the web, the company arranges a representative to either meet you face to face (for platinum customers) or call you (available for Associate members) and help you write a two-page profile along with a couple of photos.
Everybody who signs up to Search Mate will have the ID checked to ensure they are genuine people looking for love.
“Our question system is designed to help potential matches understand the interests and values of other users,” he said in a statement.
“Questions range from mundane to provocative and they specifically allow you to determine your potential compatibility with someone else and to avoid people whose viewpoints you strongly disagree with.”At the time of writing, the petition, which accuses the dating site of discrimination against those with learning disabilities, had amassed over 2,200 signatures.
As a family we are 100% behind her but despite this Jess still finds it difficult to find friends and meet a potential boyfriend.
This is something we did together but it did strike me that not everyone would be able to get the support that Jess had and that the process was fairly inaccessible for people with learning disabilities.
The joining fee is pretty steep though at a platinum price of £2,495 and an Associate price of £795.
We designed the logo to reflect the changes that have taken place over the last year at Heartventure.
All this eats into our self-esteem and somehow, we have to remain confident regardless of whether we feel able to approach people.” Before you start dating, you need to make sure your head’s in the right place.
Regardless of disability, starting a relationship when you feel rubbish about yourself may not be the best way forward.