Internet dating burnout
Instead, there’s a way around the system so you can still have a lively dating life without wanting to light your phone on fire (too dramatic? Here are eight tips for staying sane and practicing self-care while dating online.
Because your state of mind is way more important than that f*ck boy/girl who slides into your DM at two in the morning.
App fatigue sort of feels like letting the air out of the tires but trying to pedal the bike anyway.
I’ve totally exhausted my allotted metaphors here, but you get what I mean.
) To try and right the ship, you try swiping on a few guys who look just okay.
Try smiling and holding three seconds of eye contact with a cute stranger at a bar or coffee shop. ) Like going to the gym and only giving 50 percent in your workout, going on the apps and swiping without messaging your matches is a half-hearted effort—literally!
When you start getting deeper into the throes of app fatigue, you might still be able to open them and do some browsing, but you’re not being intentional about your use.
It’s amazing how those three little dots can make a heart aflutter.
Witty banter and suggestive emojis can be a fun time (if you know what we mean *wink*), but don’t tether yourself to the phone to get your next fix.
Search for internet dating burnout:
The numbers start to catch up with you—and, when maybe one out of a hundred swipes turns into a date, it’s not surprising.