Ah online dating. A world of stale chat, mixed signals and dodgy dick pics. Okay so I’m being a bit cynical there – I know lots of people who have had online dating successes. I’m yet to be one of those lucky people, so as I still wade my way through this stream of sexual innuendos, crap chat up lines and cryptic messages, I thought I’d write a little post all about my experiences and some advice that I’d wish I’d had at the start when I first downloaded the apps. Continue reading
This may sound extreme but bear with me. I have dipped my toe into online dating on more than one occasion over the past 3 years. And I can say that I have had a 0% success rate. With a lot of disappointment, a string of dates with men that just didn’t amount to anything and some ghosting thrown in for good measure, it’s safe to say I have not ‘completed’ Tinder or perfected Plenty of Fish.