Loneliness online dating
“We had participants who said they were missing school or work, or getting in trouble in classes or at work because they kept checking the dating apps on their phones.” “I’ve seen people who use dating apps compulsively.They take their phones out when they’re at dinner with friends or when they’re in groups.
Some people even end up becoming so addicted that it gets in the way of their job, education, or offline friends.
“That combination led to compulsive use and then negative outcomes,” Coduto comments.
The study’s authors say it is important for dating app users to be aware of their feelings and mood when using the apps, and try to set limits for themselves regarding time spent swiping.
After breaking up with his girlfriend, he experienced loneliness.
Instead of despairing, he kept praying for God to send him his future spouse soon.