In the world of dating apps, things move at lightning speed. Although it might seem extreme to use the word 'addiction,' Melissa Scharfa therapist at Los Angeles-based rehabilitation center Sober College, says the hyper-accessibility of dating apps can make it easy to develop an unhealthy relationship with online dating. Their thirst for wine went unimpeded. Jo would have attested to this rise in the older online dating market - if she hadn't spent our entire meeting checking her phone. And predictable. Please keep it clean and on topic.
The US Association of Psychological Science found that reviewing multiple candidates causes people to be more judgmental and inclined to dismiss a not-quite-perfect candidate than they would in a face-to-face meeting.
I’m addicted to dating apps – but I don’t want a date
Whenever you have a free minute, you reach for your phone or computer to check out your dating profile. First, do absolutely nothing. Friendships are open, honest and totally non-sexual; emotional affairs are based on sexual chemistry and a desire that is not acted on. Be the first. Women receive much attention from the opposite sex, read compliments, and enjoy flirting too. Our generation isn't going on those sites — they're going on [apps like] Bumble, where everything is quick, you're swiping away, so the obsession skyrockets.