when i look at penpals and see a profile i am interested in, i click on it, the profile comes up and i read it.
then when i want to go back to the search i was lookig at it sends me back to the start again and i have to imput my setting again. it seems strange that id does not take me back to the main page i was viewing
Are you talking about the member search as it does do that. If you are interested in being friends with a member you have searched for or want to send them a message just go down the profile to the bottom and you will see send a message or you can make a connection with them.