In fact, among popular apps, Tinder has the lowest rate of long-term relationship success, according to a recent Consumers’ Research survey.Only 13% of users who’ve met through the app stay together past the first four weeks—the lowest rate among all of the dating services reviewed for the study. Many say the game-like basis of the app, the surface level messages, and profile tag-lines are to blame.Planning a date based on a region she loves shows her that you’re a considerate, thoughtful guy, and the small plates angle is far less risky than asking her out for a full meal. If you linger for too long you risk having your energy together decline.
They want to know that you care about them for more than their looks.If you want to go on a date with someone, say it.“Hey, would you like to go on a date, with me?”Now it’s clear as day that you’re interested in a date. No more guessing if the coffee you’re having is a friendly coffee or a romantic coffee.Then, when it’s time to ask them out, you’ll be able to build on what you already know.Wayne Gretzky said you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. There’s nothing sexier than a confident person who can ask for what they want.Spend some time getting to know them, even if just a little bit before asking them out.Show some interest, ask some questions, be curious.Ask her on one of these well-thought-out outings and you’re sure to set the stage for something long-term.If she can’t stop messaging you about her recent trip to Greece, take her to an awesome Mediterranean vino and tapas bar, advises Edwards.So next time you’re tempted to ask someone to hang out, challenge yourself to get to know them a little bit, and invite them to something fun.Play with them, and interact with them in the larger context of the world.