I was talking to one of my friends about dating at a gathering last weekend.
“Why do you think I’m single?”, I asked.
“Well, you’re looking for something that’s counter-cultural”, he said. “You’re kind of… dating in the wrong era.”
And all of a sudden- BAM- everything fell into place.
In life, sometimes I feel like I’m trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Particularly when dating.
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Met this guy on Plenty of Fish. Went for a drink in a bar. Went well enough. Not 100% sure on the spark, but he was 6’4″, pretty masculine, we got on well enough, and he seemed like a nice, relationship-minded guy. So a second date was arranged.
I asked him where he wanted to go.
“Your room but failing that, how about Purl in Marylebone?”
Wait… what?!? My room?!
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I’m not sure about you, but I find dating apps tend to be a bit samey. Tinder gained massive success due to it’s simplicity. You see a few pictures of someone and a short bio. Swipe right for yes. Swipe left for no. If you both said yes, you match and you can talk. So easy. So effective. It’s no surprise that a lot of other dating apps on the market tend to offer some variation of the same format.
Then you have the personality-based dating apps. The ones where you can talk, but have to wait a while to see a picture with the aim of making the process less shallow. The problem is, you can’t judge personality over an app. I mean yeah if they’re weird over messages it’s best not to meet in person, but it’s very easy to present yourself differently online to how you are in the flesh. Which is why you kind of have to be shallow until you meet in person… then judge personality.
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