Current dating trends
Hint at what you want to do when you see each other next or snap a playful photo to surprise your date on their lunch break.
This is a good way to let your date know you’re thinking of them between dates.
The New Year may not automatically mean coming up with a whole new you, but it certainly does have some interesting changes in store for anyone involved in a romantic relationship.
Our matchmaking agency has been watching the trends and we’ve noticed a sizeable shift recently that we believe will be more noticeable in 2017.
Usually we see this with people who have been on many dates with the wrong people and are finally ready to sort through the muck and find that one person who makes the journey worthwhile. There’s something really exciting about coming home to your significant other every day and thinking of new ways to surprise each other.
Millennials are getting older, which, in dating language, means more of them are ready to settle down.
It’s basically 2017’s version of approaching someone in a bar, being politely told to go away and returning 10 minutes later with a “spare” martini and a knock-knock joke.
Plus, the fundamental motive of a “Tindstagrammer” doesn’t even really make sense.
As if the murky waters of online dating weren’t tarnished enough by zombies, ghosts and breadcrumbers…now we’re faced with an entirely new sex-starved beast: the “Tindstagrammer.” Far creepier than its buzzword predecessors, “Tindstagramming (coined by Since Tinder got into cyber bed with Instagram in 2015, it’s been possible to link your two profiles together meaning you can choose for your Insta username to appear on your profile.
Therefore, all an eager “Tindstagrammer” needs to launch into their very own James Bond stalking mission is a good memory and a perverse understanding of dating culture.