” Wendy says most of these are wishful thinking, fantasy, or “get-to-know” you questions as opposed to deep, meaningful ones. Tinder: The release of Tinder more or less turned online dating on its ear with its swipe-n-go, lightning-strike approach to online dating.Originally viewed as a “hookup site,” the app shows users nothing more than a profile picture, age, interest and, more recently, education and job status before asking them to swipe right (thumbs up) or left (thumbs down). “It gets people off the couch.” What’s more, Wendy says it’s very male-friendly.More recent features also include a new communal element that allows you expand your social circle. “The way it’s designed is really attractive to a man’s brain,” she says.“[They like] the game of it.” Also on her list of pros?
Once a profile has been created, members can view the profiles of other members of the service, using the visible profile information to decide whether or not to initiate contact.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.Cons: At a cursory glance, Wendy says that sadly, “a fun game” is about all these questions are good for — they aren’t deep enough to offer real insight to the human psyche. Citing queries like, “before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say/why?“[They’re] fake compatibility questions,” she says. For those that truly seek to be matched by compatibility, she says you have to look at the questions through the filters of “how can I best connect to someone and connect to a husband/wife [or] partner? ” and “Given the choice of anyone in the world, who would you want as a dinner guest?When you both like each other, you’ve 'aligned.' Congrats!