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Laura Roman. In , NPR documented their first date, which was set up by a matchmaker. Courtesy of Cahsman Photo hide caption. The series, What Makes Us Click , explored how dating has evolved as apps and websites have grown more popular. At the time, McClain was frustrated with online dating, so she turned to a modern matchmaker.
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Laura Roman. Ashley Brown. Alyssa Edes. Late December through Valentine’s Day is the busiest time of the year for dating apps and sites, according to Match. Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption. According to Match. It’s sometimes called “cuffing season” — a nod to the idea that people want to find a serious relationship during the cold months.
According to a Pew study conducted in , its most recent look at online dating, 59 percent of American adults say going online is a good way meet people — a 15 percent increase from a decade ago. In fact, in , 15 percent of American adults used a dating app or website — a number that has likely increased in the years since the study.
Clearly, Americans’ attitudes have changed about online dating. But how has online dating changed the connections we make? To find out, Morning Edition asked two online daters who also spend their days thinking about online dating: Megan Murray, a senior content strategist for Zoosk, an online dating site and mobile app, and Skyler Wang, a Ph. Wang also taught an undergraduate course at the University of British Columbia called What Makes Us Click, about online dating and he gave NPR permission to use his course title for Morning Edition ‘s series on online dating.
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Laura Roman. Ashley Brown. Alyssa Edes. In the lingo of online dating, submarining begins when someone with whom you have romantic involvement ghosts — or disappears from your life without notice — only to resurface with no apology.
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Your purchase helps support NPR programming. If you’ve braved the dumpster fires of dating apps and come out on the other side a little singed, this feminist-as-hell, emotional whopper of a romance was written especially for you. The Right Swipe is a testament to the difficulties of modern dating — from ghosting to unsolicited photos. If your ” Tinder thumb ” has gone numb, or you feel the familiar creep of romantic insecurity, certain you’ll die alone, Alisha Rai will make you believe in love again.
Professionally, Rhiannon “Rhi” Hunter is at the top of her game. Her dating app, Crush, has nearly 30 million subscribers, she’s a key speaker at a notable tech conference, and one of her competitors is poised for a buyout — of which she plans to take full advantage. Crush has tons of success stories, from engagements to babies, but Rhi’s love life isn’t one of them. Her career was nearly halted after a whisper campaign smeared her as a gold digger sleeping her way up the corporate ladder.
Rhi was humiliated. So yes, Rhi has enough baggage to stock a Samsonite outlet. Now, in her mids and on the verge of incomparable success for a woman of color in Silicon Valley, she can’t afford to be distracted by a hunky Samoan former football player. Samson Lima comes from a football dynasty; both his dad and uncle are Hall of Famers, though his own time in the sport has been bittersweet.
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The series, What Makes Us Click , explored how dating has evolved as apps and websites have grown more popular. At the time, McClain was frustrated with online dating, so she turned to a modern matchmaker. McClain’s date with Biely, director of e-commerce at Goodwill Southern California, was her first and only! The couple went on a dinner date in LA, and producers from Morning Edition and a photographer tagged along. The couple were nervous as the date started, though they eventually relaxed, talking so long that they closed down the restaurant — but not before splitting an ice cream sundae.
A few months ago, on their first-date anniversary, the pair celebrated by going to that same restaurant. This time when they ordered dessert, Biely proposed.