Dating girls in india
And if the guy has swiped a right for you too, then you will get a match and then you both can chat." Much to her surprise, the 22-year-old MBA student found that almost every guy she ticked a right for, had ticked right back at her. "Not that I am a supermodel, but I found that just about every guy I would swipe a right for, had already done the same for me. " Says Josh Israel, founder of the dating app Thrill, "When we first came out here, we saw that a lot of creeps/fake profiles were joining dating websites - which was one of the main reasons women weren't signing up." This made Josh try and hand over the reigns of dating and filtering guys to the girls.Girl power: With men skewing up the gender ratio at dating sites, these sites are looking at giving women the power to choose legit profiles.Rejection blues: Women rarely face rejection when it comes to online dating.There is a bit of guilt associated with dating online.Our perception about a girl dating online is the same even today - that she wants to get laid." While this may be the general notion, women say that they are more comfortable meeting people online to socialise, rather than date.Most social networking apps have been readily accepted by Indian users - whether they're matrimonial-based, message-based or even image-based.However, dating-based social networking seems to have hit a snag.Sen has until now met one guy through one such dating site, which turned out to be a pleasant experience. You'll find weird men everywhere, but you need to have a proper filter in place." For Sen, her filter is grammar.
"Since there were a lot of weird guys online, we took that as feedback, allowed women to be the decision makers and ensure we have decent guys on the platform," says Josh, who has women users approving the guy's profile first.
For sites that don't have such a filter, women have to rely on their instincts.
So what is it that makes users, mostly women, wary of meeting guys online?
The Creep factor: Shruti Sen, who registered on the dating app Tinder as a random research project for her college course, was surprised to find a barrage of requests coming her way. Here, you are supposed to swipe right for the guy you find interesting and left for the ones you don't.
Regarding this issue, clinical psychologist and counsellor Dr Kanan Khatau says, "Indians are conservative and fear being judged.
It's the thinking that influences our reactions to online dating - the fear of being judged is always the core issue.