‘It’s left men and women on a never-ending hunt for the perfect partner, thinking: “A few more dates and I’ll find The One.” In my work, I’ve met plenty of women who think there’s always a better guy out there.‘The danger is that it results in a string of meaningless flings.Apart from the risk of sexually transmitted disease, ultimately a never-ending quest for grass that’s greener means that women (and men) don’t face the realities of relationships.The only thing I learned during those years of entertaining woman after woman is how meaningless the hook-up culture really is.I'm only glad I participated in it so that I now know to avoid it. Here's a few reasons how: Generation-Y doesn't date… And that sucks because dating well is an acquired skill.You get to scroll through pictures of other single people in the area, and you can tick or cross to say whether you like them or not. If a mutual match occurs, Tinder launches a chat thread between the two of you (if they don't like you back, they won't know you gave them the nod). Before I realised this was an option, I was being recommended more 18-year-olds than are enrolled at your local high school, and just to balance out the scales at the other end, I also had a 66-year-old thrown in the mix. Once you've 'matched' with someone, it's a bit hard to know where to go from there. Be careful with the swiping function - if you aren't paying attention, you think you're scrolling through the available photos of some eligible bachelor in your area. I'm assuming it's yours, and I'm running for the hills. Generation-Y is the first generation that, as a whole, is openly sleeping around with one another and not being judged by others.The words “slut” and “whore” do still get thrown around, but usually by someone who has slept with just as many people as the person being labeled as such.
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‘I’ve met some lovely men, but I’ve also met many who lied about themselves and their intentions.’Her experiences are mirrored by many women, who find that internet dating is great if you want a casual fling, but not for anything longer lasting because there are so many dishonest men seeking cheap thrills.
Today, nine million Britons will log on to look for love.
So, it's like speed dating, just without having to sit and talk to 20 strangers for three minutes at a time, which can get a little exhausting... Tinder, on the other hand, has proven to be actually very addictive. Tinder claims to have made over 100 million matches since its launch and says there have been 50 marriage proposals, so it is obviously hitting the right note with some people. Tinder should be used in moderation - an over-enthusiastic approach yesterday means we have exhausted the available population of potential candidates for the meantime, well, until fresh meat signs up. One approach has been to screenshot their profile to be able to use as leverage if any questions arise as to what we were doing on there - it was a work thing, OK? One guy dealt with this by asking which super power I would rather have out of stretch, invisibility, or speed... Nek minnit, you've swiped the wrong way and either rejected Mc Dreamy, or said you're keen on someone who looks like they might have intimate relations with a vacuum cleaner. TINDER NO-NOS Due to snap judgements being made in an instant based on a photo, we have a few no-nos for Tinderers out there...
Some sites describe it as being a way to find dates, but as we found out this morning, others describe it as a facilitator of casual sex. The two of us that signed up as a "work-related experiment" weren't the only ones confused about the app's intention - one guy had as his tagline "I dont talk to much, Im jst a person that likes to make friends.. We aren't prepared to call it a raging success just yet, but it's early days. Despite initial concerns stemming from the information that so-and-so was "one mile away", Tinder doesn't actually give out this information to would-be suitors, so they aren't going to turn up at your front door. The app asks you to "tell your friends" about it to get more people signed up, but we really don't want to do that.
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