People who reported missing class, deadlines, and work for one more swipe and So if I'm socially anxious, should I not use a dating app?.
Don't get me wrong, I have tons of friends who still love to use dating apps and, once in awhile, meet some great people, and I'm so happy for them. I just know that whoever is out there that I'm waiting to meet would be the type of person who would also want to bump into me at Whole Foods or have a dating apps who can't wait to introduce us.
In this day and age, the idea of finding someone without the help of technology is viewed as almost bizarre, which is why Bustle's App-less April, a challenge to delete your apps for 30 days is an actual challenge. All that time you're sitting at home swiping left and right could be spent out meeting new people at coffee shops or bookstores or wherever you like to hang out. Even among Americans who have been constantly use their spouse or partner for five years or less, 88 percent say that they met their partner offline, according to a report done by Pew Research.
Just because it seems like everyone you know has an account doesn't mean you have to have one, too. If you're not feeling dating apps, be different, prove yourself right.
That guy, whoever in the world he is, will want to call me, not text me — girl you know you hate texting — he won't play games, and he won't meet me online.