This means a lot of first dates, and not many second dates, as noted by Jess Mc Cann, author of "You Lost Him at Hello: From Dating to 'I Do' -- Secrets from One of America's Top Dating Coaches." Mc Cann has seen an increase in ghosting, or cutting off communication and suddenly disappearing, among her clients' dates, citing it as a major reason some are losing faith in online dating.
• More first dates means men are less likely to pick up the check.
Having constant access to a pool of potential matches at their fingertips is making people more impatient, causing unrealistic expectations for first dates and a general decline in effort.
Daters are "more quick to judge because they know that if you're not spectacular, they can go back to their inbox, and just swipe right again tomorrow," Jacoby says.
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People are tired of going on 100 dates before someone finally interests them.
"Right now it's sort of just shooting in the dark," Mc Cann says.
Newer apps recognize that people are looking for something to tell them whether they have a chance with someone before they invest time and effort, so online dating is trending toward niche apps.
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