Millennials in particular are swiping right more than ever and as of 2015, 45% of memberships to online dating site RSVP belonged to those under 35.It’s not surprising considering how easy, fun, and convenient online dating is set up to be.Who could judge you when everyone seems to be on it?Tinder has produced over 10 billion matches – that’s a lot of love.But we have to ask, although we may be meeting more people through online dating, are our dating lives enriched by the experiences or is there something to be said for meeting new people without a dating app? They let you meet people near you, and you can talk to them and they can talk to you and it’s really cool until you realise that you have Tinder-thumb and that using the app doesn’t make you happier or feel better about yourself.Sometimes it can even leave you feeling lonelier than before.The stigma of online dating has runaway with Internet Explorer into the sunset, never to be seen again.Which is great: you can dedicate a whole page of your smartphone to dating apps alone and in theory, no-one shall judge you.
These are things like meditation, relaxation, and physical activities which will get you out of the house!
Also, finding a genuine man who is trustworthy, honest, loyal and reliable is another story!
Bravo TV recently quoted me in an article about how to find real love in 2017, and my tip was that 2017 is the year for thinking about yourself – your own fulfilment and happiness, which will in turn help you find love. When you are balanced, content, and happy with your own life, you will tend to attract a man who is the same.
We recently posted an article about online dating fatigue and how people are deleting their dating apps out of frustration.
So if you are going cold-turkey with your dating apps and need a refresher course on how to meet people without relying on swiping, here are some tips from actual dating coaches Amy Van Doran and Sue Mandel, on how to meet people in real life. Go for activities that you genuinely enjoy to meet potential matches who like the same things as you.