In the era of wall-to-wall dating apps, can you still find love offline?

In the era of wall-to-wall dating apps, can you still find love offline?

Every couple of months I’ll be inspired by an unattached friend who is joyfully dating with the help of an algorithm or a starry-eyed couple who met via the swipe of a thumb, and decide to give online dating another chance.

In the era of wall-to-wall dating apps, can you still find love offline?

I’ll download the suggested app, create a profile, ask friends for advice on the pictures, and begin swiping. There will be matches, charming conversations, there might even be some dates or a season-long romance.

Tina Roth Eisenberg: “People are lonely and are so happy when someone takes charge and gets humans together.” Credit: Getty Images

More often, however, the online dating lull will set in just as it begins to feel like a game rather than a legitimate way to meet people. Continue reading “In the era of wall-to-wall dating apps, can you still find love offline?”