Online dating for losers
Fast-growing app Tinder lets users build profiles by importing photos and interests from their Facebook accounts. It claims that its system is accurate at predicting matches -- as long as users are honest.
The app will then produce nearby matches -- possibly even down your street or across the bar -- fitting your search criteria. Ok Cupid is a free dating site and mobile app that crunches users' answers to a series of questions (Are you messy? Match, one of the first and largest dating sites, also has a mobile app.
In general, Tinder users reported less satisfaction with their bodies and looks than non-users, study author Jessica Strübel wrote.
"As a result of how the app works and what it requires of its users, people who are on Tinder after a while may begin to feel depersonalized and disposable in their social interactions, develop heightened awareness (and criticism) of their looks and bodies and believe that there is always something better around the corner, or rather with the next swipe of their screen, even while questioning their own worth," Strübel wrote.
We chatted for about a week before we decided to officially meet. He's handsome and smart, but his job is always taking him across the country. The story he's telling you, that they're trying to split things up (and that they're doing it for the kids), is usually B.
Basically, our brains can't tell the difference between a broken heart and a broken bone.
Short-term sexual relationships over one-night stands seem to be what users crave, according to a new study published by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
With more and more users whose desires are shifting, the stigma of finding a mate online is lessening. Being turned down stimulates the same part of the brain that processes physical pain, according to a 2011 study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
They're separating and trying to decide how to divide everything.
Here are three guys you meet online (or in person) that you NEED to stay away from at all costs:1. Still Married If a man lives in the same house as his wife, there's a good chance he's still married.
Although sites such as remain popular with older singles, younger users are flocking to mobile-first dating apps.