Swipe This! He hasn’t texted me back. Should I text him again?

Swipe This!is an advice column about how to navigate human relationships and connections in an age when we depend so heavily on technology. Have a question? Email[email protected] Dear Swipe This! The date ended weird because there were some sketchy people in the coffee shop we were in and I got anxious so I asked to leave. I am not sure if this turned him off or whatever because since the date, he hasnt messaged me. Sincerely, When youre in the early stages of a romance, every little bit of attention can feel like magic. A touch of your hand can feel electric. The ding of a text message can set your heart aflutter. Someone looking into your actual eyes and …

Why childhood sweethearts no longer measure up and six other ways dating has changed

A new study has found that online dating is now the dominant way heterosexual people find romantic partners. What else can we learn? For future generations, the question: How did you and Grandad meet?, will be answered with: Tinder, obviously. Within eight years, the internet has become the dominant way heterosexual couples meet. The latest Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) “How Couples Meet” chart, updated July 2019pic.twitter.com/Gjvh2ZqTqs 34% in 1990 to 20% in the most recent data; other routes to relationships, such as meeting through work, family and neighbours, have also declined. At first glance of the graph, it looks as if the number of couples meeting at a bar or restaurant has gone up, but thats only because they met online …

Facebook unveils ‘Secret Crush’ dating feature

At its annual F8 conference in California Tuesday, Facebook unveiled a new feature known as “Secret Crush.” Part of Facebook Dating, the new option, according to a blog post from the company, will let users “explore potential romantic relationships within their own extended circle of friends.” To utilize the feature, users must simply choose up to nine people from their friends list that they’re interested in. If one of those people is also using Facebook Dating, a notification will be sent informing them that a friend has added them to their Secret Crush list. Facebook notes that if your love interest “isnt on Dating, doesnt create a Secret Crush list, or doesnt put you on their list, no one will …