So while the lack of useful features as a Standard member is irritating, at least if/when you do upgrade, you are adequately rewarded.
Video chat alone has saved me from many disastrous dates.
Online dating in the Dominican Republic has experienced rapid growth, gaining quick acceptance in very much the same way online dating in Colombia has exploded.
Just like in many Latin American countries, the majority of Dominicans still meet their romantic partners via the tride and true methods, including mutual friends, organizations, work, school, or church, etc; however, this scene is rapidly changing, and online dating is becoming increasingly more mainstream.
However, in order to move the dynamic to actual conversation, you’ll need to upgrade to a Gold or Platinum membership.