Melissa’s messy search for love – Finding The One

09 March 2020
Why can’t this go-getter get her man?
FTO S1 Ep7-9952

She loves socializing, traveling, running and she even has a bird for a pet, but she admits that she “sugar-coated” her previous relationships, and wants to make an instinctively stern decision.

We’ve rarely seen a Finding The One participant who WANTED this to work so badly. “I can’t find him anywhere,” she confessed. “Maybe I'll find him here.”

She described her perfect suitor as “adventurous, friendly, passionate, understanding and committed,” and, considering the pool, we thought her matchmakers Duerell, Dalene and Taryn did an okay job.

Meanwhile, whilst on the snoop, one potential date – we’re looking at you, Andre – did not do himself any favours with his household hygiene!

And the bell that said “Ring for sex”? Haibo! You’ve got us considering a spin-off show, called The Bachelor Pad!

That fact figured into the final reckoning.

And the ultimate choice was… Jonathan! While the rendezvous with Melissa was cordial, the sparks weren’t exactly flying…

Melissa wasn’t exactly attracted to her Jonathan, but Jonathan “100%” wanted her number; she rated the encounter a 5 out of 10, he rated it a 9 – were they even on the same date?!

And for her friends’ matchmaking skills, “1 – they were terrible!” she scoffs. “But from who they were given to decide on, it was a fair game they played.”

Nevertheless, she enjoyed her stint on Finding The One. “It was fun! I got first-hand exposure to what’s really out there,” she laughs. We just hope that exposure wasn’t in viral form at Andre’s!

Good luck Mel!

Find the one on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #FindingTheOne. Finding The One airs on Sundays at 1PM on M-Net Channel 101.