You know the dating app scenario: Swipe left, swipe right. See who responds, message back and forth. Repeat this cycle with 12 or 100 other matches. Forget who you are talking to and drop the message trail to look for more matches. It's like ADD dating, where you can't focus on anyone. Or, let's . . .
Whenever I talk with someone about dating, the subject of texting inevitably comes up. Most people want to know the "sweet spot" - the perfect period of time to wait before texting the object of your affection so that you look interested, but not desperate. Then I read this excellent advice piece on . . .
I came across this rather depressing article on Bustle written by a young woman (still in her twenties) who has decided to delete all her dating apps. I get it, I really do. How many times can you swipe before feeling that it's all so pointless? Text messages that end in silence. Ghosting. Dates . . .
Whether you are signed up with a full profile on Match or swiping through Tinder, there tends to be a point where you'll hit a wall with online dating. Maybe you get tired of all the endless bad or boring dates. Maybe you message people and never hear back. Or maybe you have been on a few dates . . .
I'm a big online dating advocate. You can join a dozen apps at once like Tinder, Happn, Hinge and Coffee Meets Bagel - it's an online dating buffet! And it's so much easier than before. Instead of creating a detailed profile or conducting a photo shoot, you can just link to your Instagram page, and . . .
So...I must admit I'm kind of a nerd when it comes to dating apps, especially the ones that find new ways of game-i-fying dating. For those of you who have never played with Tinder or Hinge or Bumble, yes, they are addictive. Which is why I was SO excited to be invited to a party in the new . . .