To add more fuel to the anti fire, dating experts are calling it a bad year for dating trends. From ghosting to asking to split the check, was a year of dating don'ts. Experts linked daters' general sense of feeling burned out from online dating to negative trends that appeared in the past year. With the first week in January being the busiest time for online dating, we asked three experts to explain how these trends will translate into the dating culture of Having constant access to a pool of potential matches at their fingertips is making people more impatient, causing unrealistic expectations for first dates and a general decline in effort.
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Despite the difficulties of modern dating, if there is an imminent apocalypse, I believe it will be spurred by something else. And yet. The gay dating app Grindr launched in Tinder arrived in , and nipping at its heels came other imitators and twists on the format, like Hinge connects you with friends of friends , Bumble women have to message first , and others. Older online dating sites like OKCupid now have apps as well.
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