Time magazine article online dating
When you’re online dating, why do you swipe left on one person and swipe right on another?Are you carefully weighing every factor that makes someone a good romantic match?
She seemed independent and low-maintenance, important traits for Jacob.Everyone is drinking, peering into their screens and swiping on the faces of strangers they may have sex with later that evening. “Ew, this guy has Dad bod,” a young woman says of a potential match, swiping left.Her friends smirk, not looking up.“Tinder sucks,” they say. At a booth in the back, three handsome twentysomething guys in button-downs are having beers.Past girlfriends had complained about his lifestyle, which emphasized watching sports and going to concerts and bars.He’d been called lazy, aimless, and irresponsible with money.