The Vaccindater – and 11 other dating trends to watch out for in 2021 – Wales Online
2020 brought with it a whole new world of dating. Suddenly singles were thrown into the deep end: either virtual date your way back to a love life or be at the most extreme end of isolation ever.
So, what does 2021 bring, dare we ask? Have we seen the end of ‘ghosting’ and ‘catfishing’ following a year that brought about some much-needed togetherness and hope? We’re used to seeing different dating scenarios to look out for – this year more than ever before – but what about the singles themselves?
International dating app, happn, has revealed the daters to look out for in 2021. The app has given new names to the kinds of people singles may cross paths with on their dating quests. Creating these titles will allow daters to not only name a type of behaviour they may be seeing, but also to recognise and understand a trend they have not been able to put their finger on previously.
Marine Ravinet, Head of Trends at happn, said: “2020 has been a testing year for everyone – to say the least – however, we have noticed singles grabbing their dating life by the reins and engaging in such strong ways. We do know though, that new habits have been picked up by singles on the dating scene and giving those daters a name will hopefully raise some awareness in case people stumble across them on their journey to finding the