Jean-Pierre (31) from Zwolle participated in Long Live the Love: “My date regretted her choice afterwards”

“I am ready for a house, a tree, an animal. I’m looking for a woman who is loyal with whom I can share stories. And maybe even get married, “Jean-Pierre Roosberg, 31, told the television program this week Long live love† In the popular date show, Zwollenaar was looking for true love. His match: peer Jaleesa. Did it turn into something between them?

Let’s go to the beginning first. Zwollenaar was in front Long live love – a love experiment where singles get to know each other in a minimum of 24 hours and a maximum of four days – specified by a friend. “We were both in one look up and spent a lot of time together. She told me she would sign up for the TV show. If she could register me too. First I said no, then yes. We’re just doing it for fun. ”

‘I’m a pleasant addition to your evening’

His girlfriend took the lead and filled out a description of Jean-Pierre. “It started with lyrics like, ‘I’m Jean-Pierre, also known as JP. I’m a tropical surprise and cozy addition to your evening, and sometimes almost one with your furniture. I have a huge passion for sports and dance. I also like to joke. ‘ Now, do not think that I speak a spicy word French because of my name, “he says with a wink.

A few days later, the program creators called. About Jean-Pierre likes dating. “I said no, I hate it. But then they asked if I liked it as a social experiment. Then I might get answers to the questions I’m looking for. I let myself be persuaded and I went on the adventure.”

Girls with red hair

The result of his dating adventure was Tuesday the 21st and Wednesday the 22nd of June SBS6 to see. In the TV program, the resident of Zwolle says that he is looking for a woman who is adventurous and open-minded, who offers resistance and who is ‘a little different from the rest’. Jean-Pierre is always fond of blondes and brunettes, but also likes girls with red hair. He’s lucky: his date is Jaleesa of the same age.

Although the date goes pretty smoothly, Zwollenaar reveals a revelation. “In my experience, people are not monogamous,” he says. “I would never rule out an open relationship, but more in an older age where one is really played out.” Jaleesa’s face twists, “Interesting,” she says. Then their date no longer flourishes and she decides not to prolong the adventure. “I think it’s a shame it has to be that way,” Jean-Pierre says, just before saying goodbye. “You could also have asked what I mean by that,” referring to his view of an open relationship. That’s all there is to it: both Jean-Pierre and Jaleesa travel as singles.

‘Is your relationship boring? Make it negotiable ‘

Looking back on his adventure, Jean-Pierre is pleased with how he was portrayed by the program creators. He only feels that he could not explain his view of monogamy well. “I often hear around me that as you get older, things get boring in a relationship. If you discuss this and fulfill your desires this way, you will definitely find a way out. Then do not cheat e.g. Most people say they are monogamous, but when it comes down to it, they all fall into the trap, ”says Jean-Pierre.

There are temptations everywhere, say Zwolle natives. »On billboards you see Secondlove and in my DM (Direct Messages, ed.) I get messages from women who are married. How can I still believe that we can be monogamous in the Netherlands? “


When Jean-Pierre explained his view on monogamy when he said goodbye to his date Jaleesa, he said she regretted it. “She was pretty upset about this and I comforted her. It’s not in the picture. Later we contacted each other and she indicated that she regretted her choice. She really thought I was a nice guy.”

If he is asked again on a dating show like Long live love, he will not be with again. “They expect a lot from you, but you don’t get much in return,” he says. For example, according to Jean-Pierre, the date was in fact almost 48 hours instead of 24 hours. “I gave so much energy and did activities with her. For example, we played darts, shuffleboard, table tennis and table football and did about five chat-spot questions. We also went to the hot tub, did karaoke, cooked together and danced. I saw nothing. “By the way, I’m well placed.”

Long live love again

Despite not giving Jean-Pierre the love of his life, he has a richer dating experience. “It was a fun adventure and here I am Long live love very grateful for that. ”

His dating adventure in Long live love can be seen here and here (section 2).

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