The idea of mingling and going through a mass of boring people in the slim hopes of finding one who was at least remotely interesting was exhausting.
You could declare that you are now open to new possibilities only to hear crickets—because all around you is the same old crowd.
The dating app Tinder has been around long enough for any Filipino to know what a “swipe left” and a “swipe right” are supposed to mean.
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John Corpuz flip-flopped between computer science and creative writing courses in school.
It’s not unusual to feel like you’re stewing in stagnant waters. Granted, these are numbers that you will have to sieve through for preferences and quality.
You could declare that you are now open to new possibilities only to hear crickets — because all around you is the same old crowd. But just the knowledge that there are so many other people out there — and actually seeing them on your phone — has an effect on one’s general dating outlook.Another friend of mine told me that she’d probably join, but didn’t think that the kind of guys she would date were in there. The only reason it’s been working for me is because I’ve been swiping almost exclusively on AFAMs (that’s short for A Foreigner Around Manila), which I don’t mind because they’re my current preference anyway.But that is reflective of the huge stigma that remains, at least in the straight Filipino market, when it comes to dating apps. It’s a stigma that I used to buy into, too, until I realized, wait a minute.As a contributor to Tom's Guide he's found a happy middle ground writing about apps, mobile gaming and other geekery.We don’t even have an actual dating scene here, with our society being very cliquish and kakilala-oriented.Geographically, with its beaches and mountaintops, the Philippines is probably one of the best places to get over an old flame.