Tinder is a symbol of wildly different things for different guys. For some, it’s an easy hookup app that saves them the trouble of going to a bar. For others, the app provides another avenue for finding love. However, for most guys, Tinder is a source of frustration. Unanswered messages, misleading profile pictures, and a total disregard for romance are just a few of the common gripes. Though you may long for the days when people fell in love in coffee shops, dating apps are here to stay.
According to Pew Research Center, 59% of adults think online dating is a great way to meet people. So, instead of giving up on dating apps completely, maybe it’s time to try some new digital alternatives.
Bumble is a dating app that champions female empowerment. This might not sound like a win-win situation for you, but it is. Here’s how it works. There’s still Tinder-esque swiping right. But, once you match, she needs to message you first. And this must happen within 24 hours or your match is canceled. With Bumble, you aren’t forced to make the first move. Say goodbye to all those unanswered messages.