Connecting during COVID: Is coronavirus lowering your dating standards? – AZFamily
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) — Dating during social distancing and the coronavirus pandemic has been tough for many singles in the valley. “Being single during a pandemic can honestly be a little weird on the psyche, can be a little lonely,” said 23-year-old Andres Jimenez.
Many singles are turning to online dating. “When you go on the online dating apps, they don’t want to meet up, which is respectable and okay and how it should be, but it’s just super hard to date during quarantine,” said Jimenez.
“I still get lonely from time to time and strike up a conversation with someone, but how do you meet up with someone when Arizona has the most new COVID cases,” said 27-year-old Cailley Chella.
Doctor Nura Mowzoon is a relationship coach and says we might see two different types of behavior during this pandemic. The first, people so hungry for any kind of connection and companionship that