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“I used to travel abroad alone for work a lot and would just get super bored.
I downloaded Tinder for the first time in Buenos Aires because I wanted to practice my Spanish.
When Samantha Karjala started using apps to meet more people in her small Northeastern town, she was annoyed at what they implied.
“When you say you went on a Tinder date, most people expect you had sex with the person,” she says.
I’m a millennial and that’s how we meet each other.” (The special is funny and you should watch it.)Statistically speaking, there’s plenty of evidence that dating apps work—especially for those among us whose endgame is meeting a long-term partner.
This allows you to get away from the traditional way of having to type messages to each person you would like to meet and actually chat with them, get to know them quicker and start dating. Imagine not having to type endless messages to try and get to know someone and start dating, now you can speak to the person you are interested in and find out quickly if they are compatible with you and you can start dating your Someone New.Julia* lives in Maine and, though she says she’s had the most success meeting people via Bumble, kept Tinder for her work trips.“I’ve held onto Tinder because it’s used more internationally,” she says.Even anecdotally, a lot of the people I spoke to for this piece—all of whom self-identified as dating app haters—nevertheless met their long-term partner on an app.So given the evidence, and the fact that it’s totally okay to think dating online sucks and still do it anyway, I wanted to know: Which apps come most recommended by people who fuckin’ hate to date? Some of their answers won’t surprise you—even if their reasoning does—while other options are refreshingly new.