College students and dating sites
A little less than two weeks later, during her sorority semi-formal, I got all her closest sorority sisters to help out and I asked her to marry me. Two college students only 15 minutes away from each other, but yet had never meet. We began talking sometime between October 2013 and November 2013 on this site.
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But is it possible students are also using Tinder not for sex but to find friends? There’s certainly reason to be skeptical, experts say, but there might be a kernel of truth there.
More than half of college students in a recent survey said they were using Tinder and other dating apps (but mostly Tinder) to find friends, not hookups. “That seems a little bit of a stretch,” said Aditi Paul, a Ph. candidate at Michigan State University whose research has found online daters tend to break up faster and more often and are less likely to end up married than their off-line counterparts.
I told myself that I would give this a chance and see where it went, and the more and more that we talked, the more I realized that I was beginning to like Hallie.
At the end of October 2014, I knew that I wanted to spend forever with her.