Te one of my posts, “Online Dating Anxiety Disorder ? Is It Worse During the Holidays?” I discussed the stress singles go through during holiday seasons. The next big one on the calendar is Valentine’s Day, which is just around the corner.
Te a Match annual Singles ter America examine released for Valentine’s , the dating webpagina surveyed 5000 singles te and corroborated my findings.
On the Match blog, they posted their findings and found that 15 procent of singles say they feel addicted to the process of looking for a date. It gets worse for millennials, where they are 125 procent more likely to feel addicted to dating, than older generations.
What’s interesting to note, is that boys suffer more from online dating addiction, with 97 procent admitted to feeling addicted to finding a date, spil compared to 54 procent of women who are feeling burned out while looking for love.
What Is Online Anxiety Dating Disorder, And Do You Have it?
Online dating anxiety disorder, online dating addition disorder, or even online dating weariness. I call it ODAD and it happens to singles who swipe all day long on mobile apps and to those with the shopping cart mentality who feel there’s another pretty face around the corner. When this happens, I encourage singles to take a pauze, take a walk, go to the movies, and leave your mobile phone at huis.
If this feels like a dating doomsday story, that’s not exactly the case. The good news is overheen half (53%) of singles have created a dating profile and 40% of singles actually met someone they found online, spil compared to 25% of singles surveyed who said they met someone from a friend.
So if you’re feeling burned out on dating and tired of swiping, my best advice to you is to take a mini pauze. Spend time with your friends, read a good book, have a girls’ or guys’ night out and then leap back on the digital dating saddle.
Leave Your Mobile Phone OFF the Table During a Date
Recall, your mobile phone is indeed for emergencies if you’re on a date, or for confirming a date with someone, other than the person you’re sitting across from. Keep that phone te your purse and pocket and concentrate on getting to know your date. The survey found that 75% of singles are turned off if you response your phone on a date and 66% aren’t keen on you texting during a date.
While this seems to make common sense, one of the thickest complaints I get from clients spil a dating coach, is that their date wasgoed texting and tweeting during the date. Waterput your phone away!
If you toebijten to love your meal and can’t fight back taking a photo for your instagram account, ask permission from your date to do so, instead of just snapping away. Let your date know you’re a foodie and love the meal ter pui of you. This way he or she will be pleased on the selection of the date won’t feel like they are lower on the dating totem pole than your not-so-smart phone.
Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating Pro and Digital Matchmaker. She’s the CEO of Cyber-Dating Accomplished and has bot coaching singles on finding love online with hier Invencible Profiles programs for overheen 20 years. Julie’s the latest winner of the iDate Awards for Best Dating Coach and is the author of the welslagen The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online and ranks spil the most influential person ter social media ter “dating” and “online dating.”
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