If you're looking to find love or companionship in 2017, you've probably at least considered online dating.
Whether you're in college, just out of a relationship or looking to find a partner to enjoy your retirement, the virtual world has a slew of dating websites and apps waiting to hook you up.
This location-based app initially claimed to be the key to finding true love when it was launched in 2012, but has since earned a reputation for being best for hookups because of its short profiles that rely heavily on photos. That refers to Tinder's swipe-style mode of accepting or rejecting matches based mostly on appearance.
Tinder also offers a paid membership that provides fun but unnecessary extras ranging from .99 to .99.
COSS is always happy to welcome new members to our senior Meetup group.
The Source Weekly put together the basics and gathered first-hand experiences that will help you decide which one (or two or three) to sign up for.
Suffice it to say, if you’re considering moving to Bend, either bring your own network of close friends, or bring a couple year’s supply patience. I still haven’t found mine, but I’m not discouraged.
Passing notes in high school may have helped you score your first kiss or your first true love, but the dating world has become a bit more difficult to navigate in the years since "Beverly Hills 90210" or even "Gilmore Girls" taught us the ins and outs of l-u-v.
Every day kindness abounds, but true hospitality isn’t really our thing, apparently.
I’ve discussed this ad nauseam in other places on BGTB, so I won’t belabor the point.
(Note: names have been changed at the request of the individuals who participated.) If you've done any research into the virtual dating world, you've heard about Tinder.