There are plenty of online dating app success stories out there. 10 Real Stories From People Who Met On a Dating App: Mariana & Rafael I had been on Tinder for about two years, but I had fewer than a hundred matches because I’m so picky.I saw Rafael’s profile and what really stood out to me was the photo that showed his huuuge…library!10 Real Stories From People Who Met On a Dating App: Stephen & Alexandra We met on Hinge: I thought she was pretty, we had a couple of mutual friends, and we were both lawyers, so I thought we’d have a lot in common.We started chatting and it was clear pretty fast that we had the same sense of humor and a connection.10 Real Stories From People Who Met On a Dating App: Roshan & Dave The first thing I noticed about Dave’s Ok Cupid profile was that it was terrible.He had three or four stupid pictures (weird faces, sunglasses, groups of people) and hardly any text.) After we matched, we talked nonstop for a few days.Then he asked me out for coffee, and I stupidly said no—I don’t drink coffee, but he just thought I didn’t want to go out with him.
So I said yes to everyone, and stacked my calendars full of drink dates, walking dates, coffee dates, and dinner dates.We’ve been together for four years and we just got married in April!10 Real Stories From People Who Met On a Dating App: Lynn & Alex I wasn’t looking for anything serious—I’d just gotten out of a relationship—so I joined Tinder.But maybe a couple of Facebook pics and some liberal right-swiping is all you need to find your future wife—after all, a University of Chicago study found that more than a third of marriages start online, and that online couples have longer, happier marriages.So maybe Tinder—or any of the other dating apps out there—isn’t just for finding a nearby bootycall or a friends-with-benefits situation.
I’m a bookworm, so seeing that he had even more books than I did was what really made me swipe right on him.