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After an hour, the invitation, all chats and photos are erased.
Following a romance in my early twenties with an older man who, I eventually accepted, was simply at a different stage of life, I went through a series of short relationships of varying significance.
Through a series of questions, the company’s website and app invite you to describe what you are doing with your life and to list your favourite music, books, and TV shows.
Theoretically, the online world offers greater odds of finding a partner than does a chance meeting at a party.
Being online is like going to a party without encountering all the people who trap you in boring conversations.
It made me feel that I was more likely to find someone with whom I actually connected—not just another pretty face.
The most mathematically promising one—at 99.5 percent—turned out to be one of my existing friends from law school.
I noted that my friends describe me as “sincere and hilarious,” “fun to do things with,” and “a great trivia partner.” I peppered my profile with jokes and references to climbing, yoga, learning, eating all of the things, and drinking all of the drinks.
I mentioned my penchant for ’60s soul, ’90s hip hop, indie rock, and the writing of Kurt Vonnegut—and alluded to my fondness for the board game Settlers of Catan to attract hot nerds.
I didn’t just wait to be noticed: I also actively messaged others.
I would take the time to read a guy’s profile and then mention common interests or things I found interesting, posing an easy question for him at the end—but I still received few responses.