But, as Vanity Fair demonstrates, apps like Tinder have brought us to a new low. All of this endless swiping is producing men and women who have an infinite choices of sexual partners with no strings attached.
From college campuses in Indiana to bars in New York City, men and women are using technology to find available partners in the vicinity, for one thing only: sex. This can’t go on long before it has a serious effect on how you view members of the opposite sex.
“Some people still catch feelings in hook-up culture.” Of all the depressing lines spoken by young adults in the article “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse’ in the September issue of Vanity Fair, that one takes the cake.
Meredith, a sophomore at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., explains that “It’s not like just blind f—ing for pleasure and it’s done; some people actually like the other person.
They spend hour after hour swiping through people’s pictures and responding to the ones they find attractive.
What’s doubly depressing is that has affected the poor more than the rich.
But among those with lower incomes, it’s plummeting, which leads to a vicious circle.Studies repeatedly show that children born out of wedlock have worse life outcomes — with children born to single mothers more than twice as likely to be arrested for a juvenile crime and a third more likely to drop out before completing high school.But the Tinder Effect could throw the future of marriage at all income levels into chaos.Reporter Nancy Jo Sales interviews are almost entirely with college students and college grads.
Sometimes you actually catch feelings, and that’s what sucks.” To clarify, what sucks is that there is really no room for “feelings” in the current mating culture.Conservatives have bemoaned the hook-up culture that exists on college campuses and the after-college bar scene for years now.