Tired of playing the dating game

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“The constant swiping and messaging and checking my app was becoming a chore.

A boring chore that took out all the supposed ‘fun’ in dating.

According to a 2016 study by the Pew Research Center, 1/3 of singles on a dating app have not actually gone on any dates from the app.

And among Americans who were married or in a committed relationship in the last five years, 88% of them met their partner offline.

These women were deleting their dating apps because they were tired.

And when I did go on a date, they were so underwhelming, it just felt like, What’s the point of this?

” – Jess, late-twenties* “The overall feeling is that I was investing a lot of time and energy without any results (good or bad).

A different 2013 study by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims that 35% of marriages start online.

Of course there is some discrepancy amongst these two studies, but the point being, online dating isn’t this match-making godsend we assume it to be.

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