Hot trends in dating
Fortunately, one dating app has a solution, and has even helped pinpoint specific summer dating trends in the U. Clover's new 'Mixers' feature allows singles to create chat rooms based on their interests, and people in these groups can even have offline meetups to see if sparks fly IRL.
Isaac Raicyhk, CEO of Clover, tells Bustle that they got the idea for Mixers after rolling out a feature that let people search for users by specific interests.
Neither are new in the dating game—they’re not so much “trends” as perennially shitty dating practices.
The lighthearted designations may help them seem less egregious, but pet names just normalize the behavior so it becomes easier to indulge, more socially acceptable.
And while I found that style of exit both rude and frustrating, when things did fizzle for good, it seemed like the right and natural end. Roughly two months after my final unanswered text, I opened my phone to a series of dispatches from my ghost, making small talk about Netflix as if it had been a week since we’d spoken.
Confused and genuinely curious, I inquired after his endgame: Was he angling for me to come over, or was he just making conversation?
Sherman and Grace both agree that apps like Tinder can be wonderful tools for introducing people who would never have met otherwise.I suspect that scrolling through endless faces primes us to understand our matches as images on a screen rather than real people, opening the door to emotional negligence.