I’m not suggesting / endorsing or encouraging anyone to take it to “Stage 5 Clinger” levels of research, but having enough information about someone to make sure they’re not hiding a wife and kids at home puts my mind at ease.
I tried for 6 months last year and while I had some great dates, nothing came of it. There were plenty of times I saw and researched, erm, *tried to cyber stalk* attractive men I crossed paths with, assuming he was single.Dating sites creep me out for the simple reason that you’ll never know who you’re talking to or if what they’re saying is accurate. I found out that a handful of the guys that messaged me actually have girlfriends by looking at their Facebook profiles.And, of course, almost every single woman (and probably plenty of men) have either heard countless online dating horror stories from friends, or experienced pretty bad things themselves.I do have the Tinder app on my phone, but haven’t actually met up with anyone (it’s more so of an icebreaker or entertainment for all of my dating/married friends). ) that I’d meet the man of my dreams while riding the CTA or walking to work or at happy hour after a long day. When I heard about Happn, my initial reaction was When I first heard about this new app, I read a few articles and realized it was created in Europe (I do love those Europeans though! I figured the reach in the United States wouldn’t be as prolific.Assuming it would show the same 8.5 guys or so that I’d ‘cross paths with’.