Summer is here, the festivals are coming, and if you’re looking for a muddy fling that lasts no longer than three days then Tinder can help you find the perfect music-loving tent buddy.A survey by u Switch showed that nearly one in five of us will be getting our dating app game on during a festival, which is a staggering 2.5 million millennials swiping their way through the crowds.Tinder then finds you potential matches near your location (you can narrow it down by age and distance, too) and if they take your fancy, you swipe right to ‘like’ them. If they’ve also ‘liked’ you – then bingo, it’s a match and you can start messaging.
Instead, she is referring to a nice guy who: There’s nothing wrong with being nice to a woman, but it’s not what makes her feel sexually attracted to you.
But why would this make people think twice about swiping right? If you’re happily coupled up, you’ve probably helped your single girlfriends swipe through the reams of desirable – and not so desirable – potential dates.
Dating expert Dr Jessica Carbino, who studied the findings for Tinder, explained that it’s all to do with being able to see the eyes of a potential partner – something which is crucial to finding someone attractive or not. Either way, you Research shows that there are 50 million active users on Tinder who check their accounts 11 times per day and spend an average of 90 minutes per day on the app. When it first came onto the scene, it was used more as a hook-up/no strings sex app because it finds you potential matches based on their proximity to you. It finds your location using GPS, then uses your Facebook information to create your profile but don’t worry – nothing about Tinder will ever be posted to Facebook.
However, these encounters often transpire without any promise of, or desire for, a more traditional romantic relationship.
A review of the literature suggests that these encounters are becoming increasingly normative among adolescents and young adults in North America, representing a marked shift in openness and acceptance of uncommitted sex.