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The Reason for Intimacy Requests

4. December 2012 by Dasha 0 Comments

As you may already know, HRB's Intimacy Request process is essentially a formal request to exchange personal contact information with a woman and possibly make plans to meet in person. Only Qualified Members who are IMBRA approved may submit an Intimacy Request.

Some men dislike the Intimacy Request process, wondering why they can't ask for a woman's phone number whenever they want or why men have to bother with IMBRA and qualification. Here are the answers to those questions.

Intimacy Requests Help Ensure Members’ Security, Comfort

Many members of Hot Russian Brides, both men and women, prefer getting to know singles online before sharing a phone number or email address. The ladies are particularly cautious as they’ve heard horror stories about men who show up in Ukraine unannounced or foreign admirers who call Russian homes at all hours of the night. Some men are also cautious as they’ve heard tales of Russian scammers who plead for money or gifts. We want all of our members to feel safe and comfortable, and the Intimacy Request process helps make this possible by discouraging scandalous singles from taking advantage of our members.


Intimacy Requests Help Ensure HRB's IMBRA Compliance

The International Marriage Broker Regulation Act (IMBRA) is a United States statute that requires background checks for all marriage visa sponsors and limits serial visa applications. IMBRA also requires background checks before speech or other forms of communication are permitted between American citizens and foreign nationals. Therefore, the Intimacy Request process, which is only open to IMBRA-approved members, is one way we comply with IMBRA’s strict requirements.

Intimacy Requests Help Us Do Good Business, Provide Members With More

Hot Russian Brides is a business, and like any business, we must earn a profit to stay afloat. Part of our model includes earning money from emails and chats, money we wouldn’t earn if eliminated the Intimacy Request process and sold phone numbers for a flat fee. However, it's important to note that we offer much more than sites specializing in personal contact information. These benefits include translator and interpreters, identity validation, video chat, introduction videos, travel liaisons, a specialized gift shop, introduction agencies for the ladies, and more. Members may need to put in more effort on HRB than on other Russian dating sites, but they get much more in return.

The Intimacy Request process allows members to chat with foreign singles without the pressure of handing over personal information, as well as helps Hot Russian Brides meet IMBRA requirements and provide the security benefits and features members have come to expect. Give us a try now!