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5 Cool Dating Apps To Help You Get Into The Groove

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While online dating works for some, men are a lot more active on dating apps as compared to women. As women, we’ve got quite a few things on our checklist. Whether we’re looking for something serious or not, or share similar interests, it takes a long to find someone you gel with. And whether you accept it or not, talking to someone gets easier when you have something in common. That’s where dating apps come into the picture.

They’re quite the opposite of what we do when we meet someone in person: We get to decide if we want to talk to someone after going through his profile, checking out his likes and dislikes, etc. If you find the person interesting enough, you send them a message. Dating apps can be super helpful if you know how to use them right!

This might come as a surprise but there are a few dating apps that allow you to mingle while still being in charge. AND some of them are even made by women. If online dating is your thing or you’ve always wanted to give it a shot but you’re not sure how, here are a few super cool dating apps that will help you get in the groove.



1. Bumble

This dating app is made by Whitney Wolfe, who was the co-founder of Tinder. Bumble works pretty much like Tinder, where you find someone near you using your location and swipe right if you like someone and left to reject. The deal here is that the men can’t initiate a conversation with you. If you like a particular person, you need to initiate a conversation with them within 24 hours or the match disappears. So you call the shots.

Download here: Android, iOS



2. Tinder

Tinder has gotten so popular over the last couple of years that it doesn’t even need an introduction. For the uninitiated, Tinder is an online dating app that finds men and women around you once you put your location on. Swipe right if you like a person, and wait to see if they swipe right too. If the match is made, you can chat within the app and decide if you want to take it offline. Swipe left if you aren’t interested. Be prepared to come across fake profiles and creeps, though. Tinder is one of the most used dating apps today and whether you’re looking to hook up or find true love, Tinder is the thing for you.

Download here: Android, iOS



3. Hinge

Hinge is another dating app that cuts through the clutter and helps you meet people you might actually hit it off with. It filters through the creeps you find on other dating apps because this one only chooses people that you might know through your friends. You guessed it right, it’s almost like meeting friends of friends and setting up a date like old times. This kind of rules out the possibility of fake profiles and freaks. This app also limits the number of matches you get in one day.

Download here: Android, iOS



4. Truly Madly

One of India’s homegrown dating apps, Truly Madly is one app on which you can’t download or take screenshots of pictures that people upload. What’s even better is that your friends can vouch for you and up your trust score, and you need to add your social profiles to your profile on this app, which keeps random men at a distance. Otherwise, just another dating app, you can also ask your girls for some feedback on one of your matches. Cool, right?

Download here: Android, iOS



5. Woo

On Woo, you don’t have to swipe left or right and reject anyone. It’s an app that helps you meet someone who might share your interests. You can talk to people either via QuestionCast, where you ask a question or answer one and if you guys hit it off, you take it forward from there. There’s also an option to direct message someone and a feature that lets you record a 7-second voice introduction on your profile. You can reconsider people you haven’t liked at one glance a little later during the day too.

Download here: Android, iOS

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