Love in the Time of COVID-19: What About Online Dating? – Jewish Exponent
I have never done online dating because it seems so unnatural and doesn’t fit my personality. Now though, online dating is literally the only avenue! Do I dip my toe in or do I stick with my instincts?
Aleeza Ben Shalom: Both! Don’t date online now. Trust your instincts that it’s not for you. However, at some point you may come to desire dating and online maybe your only option. At that point it’s time to try online dating. Although you may never like it, you’ll appreciate it more when you’re ready.
Michal Naisteter: There are many avenues – chatting with a matchmaker, the Facebook group Corona Crush, sliding into someone’s DMs (aka sending them a private message) and more. Online dating is not a bad thing though, why not try it and see for yourself?
Danielle Selber: This doesn’t have to be a grand, binding decision. Commit to try one app for one week. That’s it! Ask a friend with some online dating experience which app they think would be best for you, or just download the one you have vaguely heard about. At the end of the week, reassess: Was it