These online dating companies only exist because of the throngs of hopeful lovers who have accepted that you can’t plan on fate providing you with a partner.
“Dating ADD,” as Jacoby calls it, increased in 2016.
Having constant access to a pool of potential matches at their fingertips is making people more impatient, causing unrealistic expectations for first dates and a general decline in effort.
Sure, that’s pretty cheesy — which means it’s on par with any meat-space meet-cute.
To add more fuel to the anti-2016 fire, dating experts are calling it a bad year for dating trends.
“I have seen an increase in my clients saying, ‘I asked him if he wanted to split it and he said sure,’ ” Jacoby says.