Online dating stigma
A Traveler poll conducted in the last couple weeks, which consisted of 140 UA students both under and over 21, gave some insight into how students feel about the dating apps.
While 53 percent of the respondents, who didn’t use dating apps, thought they were fine for others, 15 percent said they would judge friends for using them.“I think there definitely is (a stigma).
It’s there, hiding beneath the stacks of papers claiming it’s gone, telling all single young adults that searching up Ok Cupid is a sign of desperation.
Photo Mackenzie Walker / The Ubyssey Online daters are one of two things: horny creeps, or desperate losers. But such viewpoints aren’t far from the stigmatization that still surrounds online dating.A week later, Kevin Reynolds and 2016 UA graduate Kelsey Menze went on their first date and a week after that, they made it official.Reynolds was 21 and Menze was 20 when they matched in 2014.And then you’ll regret you spent all that time texting them when you could’ve been doing other things.Two, if you are interested in a guy, always let him pay. Of course, you’ll find cheap guys who always ask you out for coffee, or even worse, ones who’ll go Dutch. Guys should pay, as they don’t have to spend half an hour doing their hair, or buying expensive dresses or make-up.