You then search through the selection of potentials in your area and swipe.If you both swipe right you get a “NEW MATCH” and you can message each other. And what better way to get over yet another break up than meeting someone new. After a couple of days sharing messages about what we were doing and eating and normal stuff, without request (I might add) he sent me a picture of his naked headless torso, along with a message asking me to send one back.My thinking was to prevent people suggesting it as a date. I work with people in their early 20’s and had heard them mention the phrase Netflix and chill a few times.My innocent (OK well old then) brain thought it referred to watching films on the sofa with someone. I have now deleted my account pending a rewrite of my profile.
As the episode ended I told him how amazing I thought he was and made it clear I wanted to see him again (I was fairly drunk by this stage and needless to say probably not quite as smooth as I thought in my words). It read: “I am a social person who likes trying out new things.Pulling myself together I headed out into the big wide world and entered into a string of unsuccessful medium to long-term relationships.Friends were getting married and having babies, yet I found myself in my mid-thirties, living with the folks and once again dipping my toes into the dating ocean in the hope of hooking myself the ‘perfect’ fish.I needed a distraction and admittedly bit of an ego boost, so I uploaded a few snaps, typed up a quick profile and started to swipe… Most of the men pose with fish they have caught (why men think women want to see this is beyond me. ), in groups with their fit mates (leaving you guessing which one they are only to be disappointed), hugging ex-girlfriends (really) or naked (no need to try before you buy! One guy was just wearing a sock on his dangly bits. After swiping left to all the men in a 50 mile radius with 0 matches, I gave up. Now it might just be me, but I wasn’t prepared to take part in this game.But with the help of my good friend wine, decided to give it another go. I began swiping right and after a while matches appeared and I began getting messages. Aside from him being about 10 years younger than me (hey well if men can do it! Instead I did what any other self-respecting lady would do and showed it to my friend. At least he made me chuckle, that’s always important right.