Swiping left or right, having the ideal profile pic, trying to pick between your options – here are 7 good and bad things about Tinder and dating online.
It seems like more and more people are finding love online.
Positive things about online dating
The classifieds section in the newspaper have also been filled with Lonely Hearts lining up their details to try to find that special someone out there in the wide wide world. Our brave and noble friend that has changed so much of the way we live. Enter online dating sites for specific interest groups like Russian Wife Finder and Christian Mingle.
And with the prevalence of smartphones, enter dating apps like our good ol friend Tinder.
Swipe left when you’re not interested, swipe right when you like what you see.
Now don’t get me wrong here, I have plenty of friends and work colleagues who found love online and ended up happy ever after-ing, or are on their way there. But for every person who succeeds, it seems there are also a whole bunch of horror stories out there involving putting up someone else’s photo as your profile pic, lying about your interests, or constantly being badgered for naked pics by someone who turned out to be 30 years older than you.
So there’s a lot of good and a lot of bad out there.