Sex only dating
Like the female worker bee, women do all the work on Bumble. Putting myself out there repeatedly made me feel vulnerable, not empowered.
Courtesy of Bumble In my five months on Bumble, I created 113 unique opening lines, each of which involved not just work but also a leap of faith. Sure, there was some short-lived excitement, but much of my time was spent wondering if they would respond.
This was confirmed by several of my matches, who discussed women's acquisition of socio-economic and sexual power as a problem.
If you’re not in a committed relationship, you are probably talking to multiple romantic interests. With the abundance of ways to meet people, including dating apps and social media, friends, work, or mixers, it’s hard to figure out the rules of engagement when you’re dating around or seeing someone who might be.
The blurred boundaries of modern dating often lead to misunderstandings and hurt feelings.
These insights not only shocked me; they impaired my ability to have meaningful dating experiences on Bumble.
The #Me Too and Time's Up movements continue to illuminate how much unfinished business we have ahead of us before gender equity is a reality.