Lonely professionals dating site
There are stats that say marriages among people who met on an app are less likely to end after the first year, and despite a big cultural annoyance about the process, the vast majority of Americans think that, ultimately, apps a good way to meet people.
Even anecdotally, a lot of the people I spoke to for this piece—all of whom self-identified as dating app haters—nevertheless met their long-term partner on an app.
Yet, where Tinder acts as a gateway app for some daters (from which they move onto apps more aligned with their specific desires), for others it remains the best of the bunch.
When Samantha Karjala started using apps to meet more people in her small Northeastern town, she was annoyed at what they implied.
“When you say you went on a Tinder date, most people expect you had sex with the person,” she says.
“It’s a bummer, because I used it to meet cool people to expand my dating pool, which was helpful with the radius feature on Tinder.” She says that, despite some annoying responses from dudes, she was just out of a relationship and wanted to stick with using the app.
“I’ve held onto Tinder because it’s used more internationally,” she says.
I’m a millennial and that’s how we meet each other.” (The special is funny and you should watch it.)Statistically speaking, there’s plenty of evidence that dating apps work—especially for those among us whose endgame is meeting a long-term partner.
Just visit the Parship Magazine for general dating advice and even submit your own questions if you like.
Parship is designed to help discerning singles find meaningful relationships based on genuine compatibility factors and things that really matter.
And because, as we've established, the dating rigamarole kind of sucks in general, that means a lot of people have opinions about it.
But you have to hand it to Tinder, they really did change the game (for better or worse).
Lucy, an IBM Programme Manager who met Pete through Parship two years ago, says: “I loved the compatibility test where I then stood a chance of meeting someone who I really was compatible with.