Online Dating Is a Lonely, Unsuccessful Endeavor—So Let Your Friends Take Over

It’s been years since I was single and searching, so to me, dating apps remain mysterious. In my day, there was no such thing as a “Super Like,” and no, I still do not understand what that means.

But I catch glimpses of this fascinating universe of endless profiles when my patient single friends pass me their phones and allow me to swipe for them.

My un-jaded eyes see more than Guys With Dogs and Guys On Mountains and Guys With Babies (Not Theirs!). Nothing kills time like scouring pictures, trying to imagine who my friends will hit it off with, and plotting the funny yet moving speeches I’ll deliver at their weddings, all with my heart firmly not on the line.

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