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Maybe part of it is that I'm not on the hunt for a relationship.I'm graduating in two months and with that comes a lot of uncertainty that, frankly, a partner would complicate even further. If the world wants me to bump into someone the next time I'm going to grab my gluten free bread — OK now I'm imagining a scenario that's too good to be true — so be it.Don't get me wrong, I have tons of friends who still love to use dating apps and, once in awhile, meet some great people, and I'm so happy for them.I just know that whoever is out there that I'm waiting to meet would be the type of person who would also want to bump into me at Whole Foods or have a friend who can't wait to introduce us.I figure, I met all my friends through my real-life experiences or other friends, so why wouldn't meeting a partner happen in the same organic way?"Chemistry cannot be measured by scan and swipe," Clarissa Silva, behavioral scientist and author of the relationship blog, "Chemistry requires face-to-face interaction because it is a neurochemical process that is occurring and requires us to use our five senses to evaluate social cues."Dating apps aren't the *only* option.
There won't be anyone there to read over your messages or time to think about the most intriguing way to respond to a new match. When you aren't re-writing and overthinking every response, a conversation happens and you meet the true, unedited versions of each other. It's actually much more common than you probably think.
That's why for the second year in a row, Bustle is deeming April, "App-less April" and encouraging our staff and readers to delete their dating apps for 30 days and meet people the old-fashioned way: offline.
With participants tracking their progress and tricks and tips from dating experts, we'll be helping you feel empowered to meet people IRL all month long.
Whether dating apps are causing a "dating apocalypse" or are merely the easiest way to get a date, there's no denying these tools have been total gamechangers in the dating scene within the last few years.
And even though dating apps are most popular among Millennials, according to a recent Seat Geek survey of 1,000 singles, 95 percent would rather meet people IRL versus online or on an app.
All that time you're sitting at home swiping left and right could be spent out meeting new people at coffee shops or bookstores or wherever you like to hang out.