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Is it important to read dating profile bios before you swipe?

Has dating ever been easy? Who knows—this author has only lived one lifetime (as far as she knows), a lifetime placed in an era of online dating apps and all the joys (not) that they bring. When they were first ushered into the world of romance, dating apps were positioned as aids to making dating easier by providing users such amenities like dating profile bios. For some people, it’s essential to read a person’s bio before swiping in case there’s key information one may miss; others just like to swipe. What do you do? 

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As mentioned in the opening paragraph, the whole point of dating apps is to make the process of dating easier by weeding people out who you know you’re not compatible with. So why wouldn’t you read someone’s dating profile—a description that may make or break a potential relationship with them—before you swipe?

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Dating profile bios may also hold information about just what that person is looking for sexually as well as romantically (“cis couple looking for third,” is always a big one). Better read before you swipe to make sure you’re comfortable. 

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Dating apps claim they’ve made dating easier, but they’ve just brought in a rush of new issues and further complications into matters of love. Dating bios, in their own way, present a problem. People are forced to condense their whole personalities into a few characters that most likely don’t even fully represent them, thus causing people to swipe left. See? Complicated. 

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Besides, it’s not a job application, for crying out loud! The whole profile thing has made dating so…clinical. If you are swiping, no harm in keeping it to the pictures. Happy swiping!

FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Is it important to read dating profile bios before you swipe?
A festive crown for the winner
#AlwaysReadDatingBios
#DatingBiosNotImportant