Technology behind online dating
Why limit yourself to one match when you can have 10?Or why settle for one partner when you have access to plenty?However, this can lead you to feel as if potential partners are expendable.As you know that there are more people out there who you might be a match with.This article focuses on how technology has changed dating. Mine met on a double blind date in which my mother and father had mutual friends who introduced them.With the invention of social media it is difficult to imagine anyone going on a blind date again—why would they need to?Taking a way the organic human nature of meeting someone in favour of ticking the ‘relationship’ box.It seems then that internet dating gives the whole notion of dating and love a dehumanising state.
Every time we get a notification we get a little buzz of excitement.
And remember it is not just one person we are talking to now but we can speak to 100s of potential partners.
So, I would argue, we are not only getting validation from the attention from potential partners, but the game aspect can actually make us addicted to this type of dating through the random notifications, which spike our dopamine.
The game and time-saving efficient nature of online dating has become more important than actually finding a partner.
As Carole Lieberman’s book says in her book Philip Karahassan is a Psychotherapist and the founder of London with a private practice in Cavendish Square, Central London.
I was watching this video in which a cross section of people, were asked to use Tinder to find people they would go on a date with.