Michelle Obama Says “You Can’t Tinder Your Way Into A Long-Term Relationship” | #tinder | #pof


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“You can’t Tinder your way into a long-term relationship.”


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Her direct quote was: “There’s no magic way to make that happen except getting the basics of finding somebody, being honest about wanting to be with them, to date them seriously, to plan on making a commitment, to date them, seeing where it goes, and then making it happen. You can’t Tinder your way into a long-term relationship.

So when People Magazine tweeted out their article about her quote, uh…

Michelle Obama Gives Dating Advice: ‘You Can’t Tinder Your Way into a Long-Term Relationship’? https://t.co/n4qSFp5eT7

…let’s just say a lot of people lit up the responses and begged to differ.

@people i met my mans on tinder and we just had our one year. Michelle ily but w all due respect but you got wifed up long before tinder existed

Me: found my boyfriend of 2.5+ years on Tinder. We bought a condo this summer and are currently looking at engagement rings sooooo idk what to tell you @MichelleObama but i think i did just fine off Tinder ?? https://t.co/DwGCmFOzSt

@people I beg to disagree @MichelleObama
My husband and I are going on 4 years strong, after meeting on Tinder??

Now I’m sure Michelle meant it as more of a metaphor implying that love takes a lot more than just a swipe, but I mean, why are people still hating on online dating in 2020?!?!?!


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Love you though, Michelle!!!!!!!!

So what do you think? Can you actually “Tinder your way into a long-term relationship”? Let us know in the comments!!!

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