“Conversely, single people (college students, for example) who are fortunate enough to inhabit an environment full of eligible potential partners may not need to actively search for partners at all,” he wrote.But newer dating apps seem to have made it fun for young people to use — or at least pass the time.Mature Dating was specially designed to help mature people after 45 years old to find someone special on the web.The site is of the regional character inviting personals from the territory of the UK, however, international singles can also register in their data base if they are interested in the UK dating.Others just want to look at sexy — and not-so-sexy — pics when they’re bored.“It’s turned into a game,” said Tim Smith, a 21-year-old student from Hampstead, Md.
“I don’t know how to say this without sounding like a scumbag, but I used it as a confidence boost,” he said.
No awkward messages to each other unless both say yes.
But instead of looking for long-term love, some people are turning to these services for one-night stands and even advice from locals when traveling.
But he said he wouldn’t use Tinder to find a significant other because he thinks it’s harder to trust people you meet on the app.
Others describe Tinder as convenient and fun, and possibly a route to a relationship — but there are obstacles.