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"It seems like everyone in my generation/age group is using some sort of dating app, but I don't see it as an authentic way of connecting on a deeper level with someone.
I dabbled with Tinder, and, wow, was I overwhelmed!
My friends use them, and their complaints about the quality of matches, the dilemma of too much choice, and the buildup of chatting with someone for weeks only to meet in person and not have chemistry completely put me off of dating apps who's OK with alone time, so being by myself and striking up conversations is my zone.
Meeting men is easy because I'm living my life and doing what interests me and, luckily, since they're there, too, it's something they're interested in, as well.
Meeting someone in a situation like that sets the tone and a topic for conversation, whereas my friends who use apps get so nervous about how they'll be perceived on their coffee date!
""I can't stand dating apps — it takes the whole chase out of the equation, which is the fun part for both parties.
Her name is Erika, and we now live happily in Berkeley, CA.""I don't use dating apps because my town is small, and I worry that my dating profile would become public knowledge.
Instead, I make it a point to go to events where I can meet new people: friends' birthday parties, coworking spaces (and all of the events they put on), and honestly, I sometimes just give my number out to men I meet at coffee shops or grocery stores.
I highly recommend it.""I don't use dating apps because I don't think they are an accurate representation of the person.
People tend to overdo it with the apps and only tell you the best parts about themselves, which inevitably leads to disappointment when you find out they are a slob or have anger issues.
Most people I know who are earning over 0,000 per year aren't wasting time on dating apps.
I'm a love-life coach and met my boyfriend face-to-face over two years ago while out in the world! I was at an outdoor marina restaurant and when his friend recognized me from Facebook and called me over I said hi to the man who is now my boyfriend.
It's fun, rewarding, and allows you to meet all kinds of people.""One time for 24 hours, I tried dating apps just to see what they were all about, but I prefer to meet people organically, at the gym, bars, volunteering, and through friends of friends.