I'm referring to those dating apps where you swipe through faces and say yes or no (tinder, POF, 3nder, happn etc). A person can't be represented by a few pics and a paragraph of course, so we are just judging for hotness. Or is it good, because when you meet you already know the person is attracted to you? I personally think it doesn't make us more shallow, just allows us to be shallow, faster and easier.
It has nothing to do with "shallowness". What really has occurred is a detached state of attraction which comes with an overwhelming amount of choice. Instead of having a group within your city to be attracted to of maybe a few hundred people you now have millions at your fingertips which works out much like having to go to the grocery store and choose one dressing out of 70 options. You just get overwhelmed and begin to act irrationally summarizing the choices by some general level trait.
Some of these apps are just to hook up, so nothing else matters but appearance. Online dating has made it easier to filter through what we may not find suitable for us. So we're becoming pickier or shallow depending on the perspective.
No ways, dating is dating whether online or not. Men and women dated for centuries. What has caused all the tension is feminism. That is the biggest lie in history. The moment we equated the genders... look at the tension this has caused. It will destroy society. You wait and see
It all depends on why you use it, what you want out of it, some people are genuine and some are not... Depends if you are green or are an over user... Depends where your mind set is at and what level you are in with your life's needs and wants.. There can never be just one answer to the question... Because it all depends on the individual needs... The internet dating has made it easier for some who do find it hard to get out there to meet up, for various reasons such as work, location, shyness etc... Don't judge too quickly and if you are not into it.. stay away from it, the unfortunate thing about it all is the people who have abused it have made it a perception of being a prowling place... It all depends on how one looks at it... but it does and can work but not for everyone...
It must, some guys really are genuine and care. I think it would do us girls some good to take down our walls
Not really. People judge on how a person's face looks like anyway. The only time people date someone with an ugly face is if they already knew them first. Not too many people are willing to get to know someone if they aren't attractive if they met them offline. This is coming from my own experience when it comes to guys. I am not attractive, and the only boyfriend I had was my guy friend who I grew up with. I just don't bother dating offline or online because it's pointless. It's been like this long before there were apps.
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