And while we hear success stories of couples who found love in a hopeless place (i.e.Tinder, Bumble, whatever), achieving relationship gold seems pretty impossible when you're in the thick of swiping left and right.
The way I see it is it’s better to see what I’m dealing with up front rather than after I’ve invested a lot of time and energy.
And if a guy is hesitant to accept me as a friend, it’s a red flag that he's hiding something.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
If my nearest matches are lame, I'll make the range a bit wider, but closer is always more realistic and bodes better for first-date planning.” — “My number-one tip to weed out the not-so-great guys on online dating apps is to use social media to my advantage.