Online dating pandemic-style – Greek City Times
Ah, the world of online dating. Let’s all pause and take a deep breath.
Tinder, Hinge, Bumble, Badoo…it’s a never ending list of options!
If you ask your Pappou if he knows what ‘online dating is’, chances are he’ll laugh in your face.
Tales about his foray into the dating world would probably be more along the lines of, “I saw your yiayia washing clothes by the spring and she lifted her skirt and my, what beautiful ankles! I knew in that moment I was going to marry her!”.
But ask any young person today and they’ll tell you that they’ve had some experience with online dating.
Finding a date online seems to be as common as finding employment online and a somewhat similar yet seemingly more complex than that of hiring a new employee.
You sort through the endless candidates, when you finally get down to a small pool of ‘suitable candidates.’ You then have to verify that they are actually a real human being and not a catfisher!
Hence comes the period of endless texting, asking for ‘proof’ if they’re real- you know questions like, “What’s your insta?”, “Can we facetime?” and trying to discern whether they look the