But if the well-known statistic is true, nearly half of marriages end this way. Do they not trust you or respect you the way you wish they would?Truth is you that you may be exhibiting passive-aggressive behaviors that totally confuse people — and turn them off to you.… Try dating with a five-year-old or fourteen-year-old watching your every move.Bonus — when you are ready to go back on the dating apps, there will be a slew of fresh new talent waiting to entertain you!" - Giusy Castiglione, Founder & CEO of Dates Spotz"When you decide to delete your dating apps, be realistic and take it one week at a time.So, figure out what "type" of person you imagine dating. If you love the outdoors, join a whitewater rafting club. Ask someone at the grocery story what they are buying and why they like it. Let the universe conspire in your favor." -Parikh"Although dating apps have become a major factor in how people meet nowadays, there are other ways to meet the love of your life.The best activities continue for a few weeks, giving you the opportunity to get to know new people slowly over time." -Parikh"Assess how you project yourself into the world. From there, you can move into the zone of making conversation easily throughout your day--at the doctor's office, the drugstore, and the gym. During app-less April my advice is to take up activities that improve some aspect of your life while allowing you to meet people — for example a sporting activity.In the next 30 days, I won't shake my phone back and forth to undo an accidental left swipe, I won't have to think about how I'm going to respond to a stranger's message, and I'll have enough cellular data to finally fit Uber on my phone. I told you what experts think about the concept of App-less April, a month-long challenge to delete your dating apps, earlier this week.
Sometimes, the words that come out of an individual’s mouth demonstrate attitudes and beliefs that should cause you to tread carefully. Texting and dating definitely isn’t just for 20 year…Plus if you meet someone doing an activity or at a favorite restaurant you have the benefit of being more likely to have things in common with that person (because of self selection) and you've been doing something you enjoy anyway." - Janna Koretz Psy.D, Licensed Psychologist And Founder Of Azimuth Psychological"There's been a lot of research about how mindfulness improves mood and decreases stress.But now that App-less April is just about here, and I'm starting to wrap up the convos I started on apps, I'm starting to wonder what I should focus on during the next 30 days.My co-worker Kathryn, who's joining me for App-less April, says that her goal for the 30 days is to take dating more seriously, because she often thinks of it as a game — and if you've ever missed your bus stop because you were Tindering, you totally get.