It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving. I locked myself in my room and waited for the clock to strike 9 p.m. Then I opened The League app on my phone, pressed a button, and stared anxiously at the countdown on my screen until a stranger appeared.
The next two minutes were followed by awkward silences and slightly painful conversation. But after a little while, it turned out to be pretty bearable and...actually kind of fun.
For the last couple of years, I've watched my friends swipe left and right on dating apps, go on countless dates, and unfortunately, sometimes, get ghosted. All the while, I sat back and relaxed my relationship throne, breathing a sigh of relief that I was #blessed to not have to go through such deep, dark depths to find a partner. Read more...More about Smartphones, Tinder, Dating Apps, Social Media, and Bumble