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Smooches is the brainchild of a “used to be serial searcher for the perfect partner”, and a psychologist

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Get matched with the perfect partner for you

Smooches is the brainchild of a “used to be serial searcher for the perfect partner”, and a psychologist

Join Smooches

​Introducing a unique platform for serious relationships 

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Smooches is not about casual hook-ups, one-night stands, flings or ego-trips. Smooches is all about finding the perfect partner for you. Unlike other dating sites, Smooches does not focus solely on physical attributes. Instead, it matches individuals based on personality, lifestyle, interests, desirability, and other important aspects of a relationship.
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Local & South African based
Developed by South Africans, for South Africans who are interested in serious relationships.
Crafted by experienced professionals
Developed by experts
Smooches is the brainchild of a “used to be serial searcher for the perfect partner”, and a psychologist with a wealth of experience in the field of relationships. Both the algorithm and the very carefully and consciously constructed questions were developed by Dr Lize, eliciting information about the core fundamentals that make-or-break relationships.
Thorough identity verification process
Stringent verification process 
Smooches' is committed to integrity and transparency, after registration users undergo a ZOHO meeting to verify their identity, a short introductory video as well as their uploaded profile photos.
Join Smooches
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​Introducing a unique platform for serious relationships 

Heart icons representing affection and connection
Smooches is not about casual hook-ups, one-night stands, flings or ego-trips. Smooches is all about finding the perfect partner for you. Unlike other dating sites, Smooches does not focus solely on physical attributes. Instead, it matches individuals based on personality, lifestyle, interests, desirability, and other important aspects of a relationship.
Map pin with the South African flag for regional relevance
Local & South African based
Developed by South Africans, for South Africans who are interested in serious relationships.
Crafted by experienced professionals
Developed by experts
Smooches is the brainchild of a “used to be serial searcher for the perfect partner”, and a psychologist with a wealth of experience in the field of relationships. Both the algorithm and the very carefully and consciously constructed questions were developed by Dr Lize, eliciting information about the core fundamentals that make-or-break relationships.
Thorough identity verification process
Stringent verification process 
Smooches' is committed to integrity and transparency, after registration users undergo a ZOHO meeting to verify their identity, a short introductory video as well as their uploaded profile photos.
Join Smooches
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A user-friendly, privacy-focused dating platform for finding the perfect partner for you

Finding love beyond surface attraction

Matches based on substance, not superficiality

Smooches matches are based on detailed information obtained from you by asking carefully constructed questions covering 11 categories. These categories include language, ethnicity, age, religion, income, qualifications, habits, interests, physical appearance, personality and desirability – all aspects that play a vital role in finding the perfect match for you. You have an option to apply 10 deal breakers on "who do I want" where you can select 10 attributes of a partner that you view as non negotiable.
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Find your perfect partner without compromising your privacy

Your profile and photos remain private and are only visible to verified matches. Nobody can take a sneak preview of your profile or photos. Choose Smooches for a safe and secure experience thanks to advanced encryption, data protection measures and comprehensive identity verification process to ensure only genuine users make it onto the platform

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User friendly platform

Start chatting to your matches with Smooches' simple and secure messaging interface and fast web platform, offering seamless text and voice communication

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​I Met The Perfect Partner

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I was drawn to the emphasis on integrity and transparency, and the verification process gave me peace of mind! Within a few weeks of using the platform, I met the perfect partner and we've been inseparable ever since. 

- Matthew and Abayomi

Personalised Approach

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I was impressed by the personalised approach and the quality of matches I received. Before long, I was matched with someone who shared my interests and values, and we hit it off right away. 

- Hendrick and Eunice


Frequently Asked Questions

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We believe that finding the perfect partner should be an experience that is tailored to your individual needs and preferences. Searching for a serious relationship can be a daunting task, which is why we have developed a unique South African dating platform that puts your needs first. Our platform is designed to be user-friendly, fun, and personalised, so that you can enjoy the process of finding your perfect match. We are committed to providing a safe and secure platform for our members, where you can meet individuals who match your particular needs and preferences.
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What is the age of the audience targeted by Smooches?
Smooches is designed for single individuals between the ages of 24 and 70 who are serious about finding the right person for a long-term relationship. 
What is verification and how does it work?
At Smooches, we value trust and safety, which is why we have a thorough verification process. The verification process is designed to protect all users and ensure that your matches are genuine. During verification, an approved Smooches consultant will schedule an online Zoom session with you to verify your photos and ID documents. This process helps us confirm that you are who you say you are and that your profile is accurate. 
What are the costs of using Smooches?

There is a once-off joining fee of R3500 and a monthly subscription fee of R500. Once you have created your profile, completed the questionnaire and made an online payment, you will need to complete a verification process. The monthly subscription fee will only be payable once you have your first match. If you do not have a match within 6 months of joining Smooches, we offer a low-risk option where we refund 50% of your joining fee.

How do I get started?
To get started with our dating app, all you need to do is register on our website. Just fill in your name and email address, and you will be directed to a questionnaire that needs to be completed before you can begin using the app. It's a simple and quick process that will get you started in no time! We are currently offering an early bird discount of 30% on joining fees for a 30-day period prior to the launch date. Once you receive your first match, you can redeem this coupon.

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* By signing up for Smooches, you acknowledge that our platform is free to join, but there is a once-off fee of R3500 upon completion of the verification process. Afterward, there is a monthly fee of R500 to continue receiving matches. 

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