Finding Love in Quarantine—How to Find Love in Quarantine – Parade
Finding a partner is hard enough during a normal time, but singles face extra obstacles in efforts to find love this summer when coronavirus is making it difficult. The stress and anxieties of everyday dating are compounded by the stresses and anxieties of coping with a global pandemic. That said, it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to be alone forever (or until we develop a vaccine). Yes, finding love in quarantine is possible!
Jason Lee, a dating coach and communications expert with Best Online Dating, says, “Just because the world is on hold doesn’t mean your search for love needs to take a backseat. One of the best ways for singles to stay active in the search during these trying times is to embrace technology, specifically in two ways. First, it might be time to give online dating a fair shake. The platforms are loaded with people right now looking for love, as traditional sources of meeting people remain closed or limited. Second, learn how to use video communication programs. Video dates are the new craze, so you need to be ready. As long as you get a firm grasp on how to use Facetime, Zoom, or Skype — you should be set for your first virtual date.”
Once you have the basics of video chatting down and some apps downloaded on your phone, there’s still work