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Online dating doesn t work

Even when I wasn't dating anyone, I was to date someone.

I wondered what was wrong with me that made my dating attempts unsuccessful.

I started feeling exhausted at just the of another date filled with small talk and attempts to put my best foot forward. And while it might not be the right choice for you, here are a few things I learned from this "break" that became a full-on renouncement of dating apps:1.

Meeting people IRL is totally possible If you had told me this a year ago, I probably would've responded, "Yeah, is possible—but it sure ain't likely." In a world where two potential matches could be in the same bar and not notice each other because they're both swiping around on Tinder, it feels like online is the only place to meet someone.

It's like gambling: The hope of winning is so strong and motivating, you don't even realize you're losing most of the time.4.

Those swipes can seriously affect your self-esteem With fewer avenues to receive validation about my attractiveness, I sincerely began to believe my looks had declined (at the tender age of 25, I know).

And that's probably why I met the right person shortly thereafter.

Instead of wondering whether he'd like me, I was wondering, "Do I like him?

But people had relationships before dating apps existed and—surprise! It took a little while, but when I was putting less energy into scoping out prospects on dating apps, I had more time for parties, spontaneous encounters, and other ways to meet people.