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Virtually Traveling with Tinder Passport

               From August 2020 to February 2021, I travelled to six countries and twenty-seven cities. Not physically, of course, since we were on lockdown during a pandemic and I’m broke. Instead I took advantage of Tinder’s Passport function and left my locale to explore other areas and see what they held for me. Nothing against… Continue reading Virtually Traveling with Tinder Passport

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The Pros & Cons of Tinder Passport

            I’m a serial Tinder user and, yet, it wasn’t until around August of 2020 when I began using its Passport function. Passport, for the uninitiated, is a premium feature available to Tinder Plus or Gold members which allows them to move their location to other locations—without physically being there. For a time in the… Continue reading The Pros & Cons of Tinder Passport

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Using Dating Apps

            I’m not saying that dating apps killed romance as it was largely known, but, well, let’s say for every rose you’ll get a handful of thorns. For many people, dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble, or Hinge are the easiest and most popular way to meet, match, and date. Whether they’ve just moved to… Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Using Dating Apps

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My Experiences with 5 Dating Apps

            I’m what you might call a “long-term, repeat user” of digital dating. Back in 2012, I would write about my exploits with online dating and offer advice. Here I am doing it again. Since 2019, I’ve been using a variety of dating apps to chat and meet people, and escape reality. When I left… Continue reading My Experiences with 5 Dating Apps

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Should You Keep, Delete, or Archive Past Relationships?

            One of the more difficult aspects of dating in the 21st century is the overwhelming presence and connectivity of social media not only in my life, but in the lives of people I may be pursuing. Obviously, as I grew up during this technology boom it’s changed and adapted multiple times and, due to… Continue reading Should You Keep, Delete, or Archive Past Relationships?

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11 Reasons Why I Swipe Right

            This is the second in a series of posts about my experiences with dating apps. Before I focused on the “11 Reasons Why I Swipe Left” and this time I’ll be explaining why I, personally, am interested in a person based on the information they present in a dating profile. Now, based on the… Continue reading 11 Reasons Why I Swipe Right

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11 Reasons Why I Swipe Left

This will be the first in a series of posts about my experiences with dating apps. In this one, I want to focus on the reasons why I, personally, am not interested in a person based on the information provided in a profile. Now, based on the app, that information may vary. Tinder provides minimal… Continue reading 11 Reasons Why I Swipe Left