Emotional effects of online dating
And all of those behaviours are bad, but they’re just now part of dating life.
I have felt the full spectrum of emotional effects and sometimes wish I didn’t use them, but they’re a part of modern life.
You might remember even back in 2014, Facebook revealed it could make people feel more positive or negative based solely on the items it showed in the News Feed.
But, with dating apps now prevalent across society, given the intense subject matter, it's only right to shine the light on how these apps specifically can—deliberately or inadvertently—make you feel.
It can kill your self esteem like nothing else on the internet.
And this is an effect that real-world, old-fashioned dating never had.