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The Chronicles of Dating-App Fatigue

Unsplash — Pratik Gupta

Swipe right.

Swipe left.

Swipe left.

Swipe rig– no, swipe left.

Swipe right.

Swipe left.

Swipe right.

Swipe left.

Swipe right.

Swipe right.

We’ve all been there. Stuck in the endless vortex of swiping on one of the big three: Tinder, OkCupid, or Bumble. No beginning, no end, there is only swiping.

Unsplash — Brooke Cagle

But seriously, dating in 2020 means your index and thumb finger have endured more repeated use than gym equipment on January 2nd.

Unless you live in a small town in the middle of nowhere or your settings are so set explicitly that only three people fit the criteria- the swiping is endless. Up until Tinder added a swipe limit (that you can bypass via paywall), you could swipe left or right on people all day long. However, you can still swipe to your heart’s content on Bumble and OkCupid.

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