I find it's really hard not to have a fun conversation if they're interested in chatting. In fact, I've never used any of them, not even Tinder.For what it's worth, I start conversations with everyone, everywhere. So far in my dating experience, I haven't needed an app to meet people.I have found that generally, already knowing the person can accelerate the relationship.
I won't put that vital energy into scanning through profiles of people I don't have any contact with.You instinctively know who you want to talk to, who you want as a friend, and who you are attracted to.""I have tried the infamous dating apps (Bumble and Tinder) and have gone on a few first and only dates. Meeting people in bars seemed so superficial and I felt like I was in a wildlife show, as a member of a pack of animals trying to pounce on females.I've surprisingly had the most success while traveling and meeting up with friends from years ago.In my most recent stint on and Bumble earlier this year, I swiped right on maybe 1,500 or so women over the course of weeks without a single match. I'd generally get one response out of 75 or so messages sent out on OKC. If you go into it with the goal of having a fun conversation, there's no pressure.If we're both enjoying the conversation and feeling a connection, I'll ask for her number.It's nice to be able to go to a place where I can meet a lot of people I have stuff in common with.""I'm in NYC and I'm no longer on dating apps for the simple reason that I don't get any dates out of them. I meet them all over the place — at bars, parties, dating events like Social Concierge, etc.