Among women who stated that they were actively cheating, 57 percent reported feeling love for their affair partner, while only 27 percent of the men said they felt love for their mistress.This type of information furthers the conclusion that women who cheat are much more likely than men to be seeking an emotional bond, and that they may in fact feel such a bond even if their affair partner does not.
It appeals to blokes because of its straight-shooting ease – and the fact that it often attracts people vying for a fling, rather than marriage.
Hinge has been heralded as the ‘sophisticated Tinder’ – an app that works in a similar way, but isn’t so tuned into the premise of casual digital dating.
Instead, the app attempts to connect people who are already in extended friendship circles.
By matching users with friends of friends (like Tinder, it uses Facebook as its underlying database), it should appeal to the man who's interested in refined dating, not here-today-forgotten-tomorrow-morning flings.
In fact, women today, especially the younger ones, are just as involved as men with digital technology. And women typically post not just more often, but more openly.
For the most part, women are seeking online what they seek in life - meaningful emotional connection.
And it’s not like you even have to be in the same city to hook up these days.
In fact, thanks to webcams and other technologies, you don’t even need to be on the same continent.
As a result, the proliferation of love/hookup tools over the past two years has been frankly astounding. With so many to choose from, each offering their own intriguing if slightly odd take on making love happen through the waves of an i Phone, it’s hard to know how best to get it on.
You can’t talk about dating apps without mentioning Tinder.
It’s ubiquitous; ingrained into current western culture in the same way as Nando’s and Uber.