Ask any couple how they met these days and there’s a there’s a very real chance the answer will be “online.”
With so many dating apps clogging up our phones and even more websites dedicated to finding singles a match, it’s no wonder that so many couples come together over the web.
But the rise of online dating begs the question; is this new era of dating killing old fashioned romance?
More specifically, can you really meet anyone in real life anymore?
It’s a questions countless frustrated singles have asked themselves and their friends when dating apps and constant swiping leave them feeling disillusioned with the dating game, but has going digital really ruined the way we meet people?
It’s a question Shelly Horton put to Ben Fordham, Jo Abi and Jane de Graff
Hundreds of dating app users struggle to actually meet up with the people they swipe right on, nervous about taking things to the next level by actually, you know, interacting with their match in real life.
And even more people who have ditched the apps are struggling to find places where they can actually connect with other singles sans the swiping and super-liking.
Meanwhile some men fear even approaching women in real life, worried that they could be accused of harassment, to which Ben Fordham responds: “Me too.”
Watch the video above to find out why.