Are you addicted to swiping? Seems dating app addiction is a real thing, and according to a new study from Ohio State University there are two traits common in people who compulsively use dating apps: loneliness and social anxiety. “It’s not just that they’re using their phone a lot,” says lead author Kathryn Coduto. “We had participants who said they were missing school or work, or getting in trouble in classes or at work because they kept checking the dating apps on their phones.” She continues, “I’ve seen people who use dating apps compulsively. They take their phones out when they’re at dinner with friends or when they’re in groups. They really can’t stop swiping.” (OSU)
Speaking of dating …It seems romance is not dead after all. Match.com’s new Singles in America survey found that when it comes to love, people still have some old-fashioned beliefs, like ..
- Love at first sight can happen – 57%
- Love takes time – 73%
- Love can last forever – 64%