Boring, Treacherous Tinder Tales: Are Dating Apps Worth Every Penny?

Boring, Treacherous Tinder Tales: Are Dating Apps Worth Every Penny?

Let’s say you don’t have actually a night out together for Valentine’s Day — maybe you simply separated with someone simply over time for the break, or even you’ve been solitary for the very long time now. Maybe you’ve fallen target to your heteropatriarchal idea that is capitalist one must be involved in a monogamous partnership in order to be really delighted. Whatever the case, you could feel lured to select your phone and attempt a brand new means to try out with someone’s heartstrings: online dating sites.

Sharon Van Meter, a junior background major, jokingly calls by herself “a self-proclaimed Tinder specialist.” Certainly, in 2018 she met up with 8 people that are different she had met on Tinder to provide online dating sites a try. Unfortuitously, her experience hasn’t been all hearts and chocolates. In reality, Van Meter states that each and every experience she’s had on Tinder happens to be “kind of bananas.”

The relationship that is longest Van Meter had on Tinder lasted five times.

“He ended up being like, ‘Oh my god, you’re memorable, you’re one is a million,’ after which he had been like, ‘I’m splitting up with you,’ and I also had been exactly like, ‘Okay. Read more…