How Tinder and Dating Apps Have Impacted Sex and Relationships

How Tinder and Dating Apps Have Impacted Sex and Relationships

The Rise of Hook-Up Culture

One-night stand culture is increasingly becoming popular, thanks largely to Tinder and dating apps. These apps have made it easy for men and women to get or give sex with no strings attached. As a result, it is challenging to find people interested in long-term relationships in the moderan dating world.

Ghosting Is on Another Level

The term ghosting came to life in the early 2000s. A decade later, it became common in dating and romantic relationships due to the increased use of social media and dating apps.

Dating Based on the Appearance

Before Tinder and dating apps, people paid attention to personality, fashion, lifestyle, character, and sense of humor. Today, people tend to swipe right on what is appealing in the eyes, throwing the aforementioned aspects into the trash can.

Fear of Commitment

There is no denying that Tinder and dating apps expose people to too multiple romantic and sexual partners. This has made commitment a thing of the past. Why commit to one person if engaging in multiple sexual and romantic relationships makes you feel satisfied?

What The Future Holds for Dating Apps

Tinder is devoted to taking dating outside the internet. Recently, it launched the “festival mode” that allows people to meet in social spaces. Because more people now want to connect in real life (IRL), we expect other dating apps to follow the same route.

Ieva Kubiliute

Ieva Kubiliute is a psychologist and a sex and relationships advisor and a freelance writer. She's also a consultant to several health and wellness brands. While Ieva specialises in covering wellness topics ranging from fitness and nutrition, to mental wellbeing, sex and relationships and health conditions, she has written across a diverse range of lifestyle topics, including beauty and travel. Career highlights so far include: luxury spa-hopping in Spain and joining an £18k-a-year London gym. Someone’s got to do it! When she’s not typing away at her desk—or interviewing experts and case studies, Ieva winds down with yoga, a good movie and great skincare (affordable of course, there’s little she doesn’t know about budget beauty). Things that bring her endless joy: digital detoxes, oat milk lattes and long country walks (and sometimes jogs).

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