Tired of dating
It’s great to just talk to people and meet up with people.”“I have a boyfriend right now whom I met on Tinder,” says Frannie Steinlage, a 34-year-old straight woman who is a health-care consultant in Denver.
But “it really is sifting through a lot of crap to be able to find somebody.”Sales’s article focused heavily on the negative effects of easy, on-demand sex that hookup culture prizes and dating apps readily provide.
I don’t believe technology has distracted us from real human connection.
They are now 65 percent more likely than other singles to deem themselves lonely.
Tired of making profile after profile but unwilling to spend our lives alone.
titled Nancy Jo Sales’s article on dating apps “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse’” and I thought it again this month when Hinge, another dating app, advertised its relaunch with a site called “thedatingapocalypse.com,” borrowing the phrase from Sales’s article, which apparently caused the company shame and was partially responsible for their effort to become, as they put it, a “relationship app.”Despite the difficulties of modern dating, if there is an imminent apocalypse, I believe it will be spurred by something else.
Compare that with the 40 percent who met theirs on a dating app.
Though, interesting, 24 percent met theirs through a friend. Maybe the most messed up thing of all is that the survey found that no matter what, the key to not hate your dating apps is to go out on at least one date. While we may be increasingly addicted to online dating and ever more exhausted by the experience, that doesn't mean we'll necessarily stay fixated on swiping through a single app.