If you do not have an existing account within Passions Network, then you can join Deaf Passions, and it will be 100% free.No upgrades will be required for you to have full access to Deaf Passions. This option opens up access to a significant number of active sites in the network, but again, it is not required.
“We were talking about online dating, and I said, ‘You should try one of these sites.’ ” His father was reluctant, Marais said, because it’s hard to find other deaf users on the larger dating sites.
“I started doing research and I realized there’s a really big need for the deaf community to have this service. Why not have there be a place where I know that every person in here is at least deaf, hard-of-hearing, or can hear but has a vested interest in the deaf community.” In the first four months of operation, some 1,000 users have signed up — including Marais’ dad, who is still single, but now actively dating.
Deaf Match is the older of the two sites, but not by much; it launched in 2001.
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There are a number of options within Deaf Passions to help connect members, including the following: Deaf & HOH ‘Groups’ allow members to find others who share very specific interests / similarities.
Deaf & HOH Forums allow members to post on topics of interest.
I am very easy going and always looking to have fun! 2 daughters & 1 son grow up kids had their own life. I speak well with hard of hearing myself and also I can do little BSL too.
Age 53 From Reading, United Kingdom Online - 2 weeks ago Woman Seeking Man (1878 Kilometers Away) Hello, I am deaf, I do bsl, and I can lip read very well and hear a tiny bit....
Unfortunately few like to admit to the bad traits so these come across as a "Blow your own horn" biography.
Age 33 From Stoke Canon, United Kingdom Online - 1 week ago Woman Seeking Man (2049 Kilometers Away) Describing oneself is relatively easy (in theory).
Currently, is free, but Marais plans to start charging a small membership fee in the future to support additional features and Web hosting costs.