Dating pros and cons
With Tinder boasting 26 million matches per day worldwide, people that have it, along with Bumble, may say they’re looking for a relationship but you’ll have to take that with a pinch of salt.
While some people may genuinely be looking for their perfect ‘one’, others will be searching for their perfect ‘one night stand’—keep your heart open but not on your sleeve.
Being able to filter your preferred age, height, gender and location can help you find a match faster since filtering is something you just can’t achieve in real life.
Meeting people for the first time in social situations can have its share of awkward silences and downing drinks just to aide your anxiety.
Since most dating apps are free it’s become easier than ever to find dates.
Due to the number of potential partners you can find, having them all in one or two apps can make life less complicated when trying to find ‘the one’.
Through your phone you might perceive them as genuine and funny, perhaps someone you could hold a conversation with over drinks, but once you meet they turn out to be quite creepy with your fight or flight mode ready to take action.
When meeting someone unfamiliar, make sure a friend or family member knows who, when and where you’re meeting, safety is extremely important in these circumstances.
The Let’s face it, dating can be daunting sometimes and trying to find a prospective partner can be time-consuming to say the least.
Dr Lurve is Australia’s leading love and relationship expert!