In the study, researchers asked a group of 1,300 mostly college kids to rate how they generally felt about themselves through questionnaires and self-reports.
Questions like Compared to people who weren’t on the dating app, Tinder users had lower levels of self-worth, reported being less satisfied with their faces and looks and were more ashamed of their bodies.
A noted psychologist explains research showing most users take the wrong approach when seeking a good match online, and discusses how they can better their odds of finding true love. Ken Page: It’s a time when people are really thinking about being in a relationship if they’re not already and what that means.
Pence: Ken Page is a psychotherapist in private practice, a popular blogger on Psychology Today and author of the best selling book, Deeper Dating: How to Drop the Games of Seduction and Discover the Power of Intimacy.
They consistently date, but meet in chatrooms or use online instant messenger programs for contact.
It becomes easy for both sides to say they’re involved with someone, even though they’ve never met.
Pence: However looking for a romantic partner with a clock ticking isn’t the best way to go about it.
At one point though, one person in the relationship often becomes discouraged and gives up.
Text relationships are a new idea in the world of dating.
Past research has shown that women are more discerning with their swipes than men, who swipe right more liberally.
But saying yes so often with the flick of a finger comes with a risk: the much higher chance of being rejected.