I chat with a few guys but for the most part our conversations don’t last longer than a day or two. So I find myself checking back into the app to see if there are any updates and as a result, I forget about conversations all together.
One guy I end up talking with who we’ll call Sean* fits into my age, height and location preferences so, with this app, that means it’s already off to a good start. We have a mutual friend so before I reply to his initial message, I creep his Facebook profile to make sure his photos aren’t totally deceiving and his Facebook wall is relatively normal (i.e., no inspirational quotes or too many shared memes).
I find out that he lives a two-minute walk away from me and we’re practically neighbours so I ask him out for drinks that evening at the bar across the street from us. ”
I write him off online vegan chat and continue using the app with even less hope than before because it seems it’s already slowing down. I get less notifications that men are “interested” in me as the week goes on and a few of my conversations go into inactive mode because the other person already deleted their Dating profile. Continue reading «Again, in classic dating app fashion, the dude is 10 minutes late despite living literally across the street»