Emotional benefits of online dating
So basically, our next potential partner is not only a swipe but also geographically not far away.With the location service, Tinder plays the advantage of smartphones against computers, notably Online Dating websites.
Thus, we nowadays find a variety of Online Dating websites satisfying different needs for all age groups.
Online Dating websites are a growing industry and almost all of us know at least one person, who uses Online Dating to find a new partner (Smith & Duggan, 2013).
What has strengthened this development is that the attitudes nowadays within our society towards Online Dating has become much more positive (Smith & Duggan, 2013).
The prevailing opinion that we must face is all about hooking up instead of seducing (Claire, 2016); fast sex instead of great love.
Yet, an exploratory analysis found out that besides the Casual Sex motivation, five other motivations likeare also profoundly related to the usage of Tinder (Sumter, Vandenbosch & Ligtenberg, 2016).