There was a time, not so long ago, when online dating was taboo. This was about 15 years ago. Fast forward to today, online dating has progressed to the forefront of society. Furthermore, dating apps are all the rage. Case in point, the explosive growth of Tinder.
Tinder is simply the largest dating app focused on men and and women looking to hook up. A rather natural primal desire, that most doing a horrible job of keeping it in check. With the growth of Tinder, which is owned by Match.com ironically, there’s a rather unique culture brewing in the dating world – niches.
If you look at dating as a whole, there are a multitude of reasons why people date. Fortunately, or unfortunately depending on your perspective, the two people on a date are not on the same page. What we’re seeing occurring is the growth of online dating niches. For instance, are you interested in having an affair. Ashley Madison.
The discouraging part about Tinder are those men and women looking to start dating again (divorced, out of a long term relationship, etc). Since you’ve been out of dating so long, you would think that eHarmony is your only option. Then you start talking to some friends and start reading some articles, to find out that everyone is talking about Tinder. You join to only feel discouraged even more so in the online dating world.
Ask yourself what are you truly looking for? There’s no wrong answer here and absolutely no one can tell you the correct one. After you have this narrowed down, focus on dating sites and dating apps that cater specifically to what you’re looking for.