Even though Tinder continues to dominate the online dating space as the most frequently used app, there are several other dating apps that have earned favour in recent years among the young populace.
At that stage of life, the timing was just not right for us. We both didn’t know what we wanted in life. We were so young, so unsettled, so different. I was at the start of the adulthood race with endless possibilities ahead while he was dealing with the ghosts of the path he had already walked through.
I don’t see relationships as an end-goal or a measure of my self-worth. Speaking of which, I don’t bring my self-worth into the mix when a relationship succeeds or fails. I know the outcome of a relationship is down to our compatibility, not worthiness — worthiness is irrelevant.
We matched on Tinder at 8 pm on a Friday night, yet he didn’t message me. So I messaged him. Hey. He replied after a few minutes. Hey. And our conversation started.