The single men of the world are literally at your fingertips. Which is totally fine…IF you’re content being on your own through life.
Gone are the days of being limited to just your neighborhood or small town. And yet there are still a lot of single women out there.
The majority of Twitter users.“Swipe interesting people nearby in music, film, fashion, politics, media, sports, business and more,” the website says.
Offering further rationale for the exclusive platform, it says: “For those of you in the public eye, privacy and authenticity in dating are a key concern.
It’s why we’ve tapped into a ready-made community of like-minded singles.”The app will be free for the first 1,000 members in each city, with the rollout taking place in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, London and Tokyo.
A monthly subscription fee will be announced, with Blue testing different prices to see what works for people.
Let’s discuss the top three reasons online dating does not cure – or even reduce – loneliness. While relationships that start online certainly can become deep and satisfying (many people find their life-mates online), gaining this kind of depth takes time. Technology is just about the best (read: most efficient) way to meet new people these days.
You won’t achieve the kind of relationship that reduces loneliness in an hour or two of online dating. Gone are the days of striking up a conversation with a stranger at the bank, and for most people, that’s just fine.
The Association of British Introduction Agencies says its members, which vet potential partners and conduct face-to-face interviews, saw an increase of at least 27 per cent in inquiries over the past year. All your emails are read and the good TV is over for the night. You bring your laptop out of hibernation and start to scroll. Unsure what to do, you open that dating app and start to swipe.Yet the cause of loneliness doesn't always come from being alone, it comes from a lack of deep and meaningful relationships, which take time and can't realistically be built on a foundation of pouting selfies and sexting.It seems to me that isolation and the decline of community is one of the most significant challenges facing the UK in the 21st century.