Let’s talk dating apps and profiles. (Bear with me.)
When you swipe right on Jack because he “likes piña coladas and getting caught in the rain” →
Or you match with Jill because she’s “not into yoga and she has half a brain” →
How do you know there’s any truth or commitment behind what they’re claiming about themselves? It does matter, whether you’re just looking for a good time or you’re seeking your soul mate. Even if all you have to lose is one date, you’re still investing your time, your money, your hopes—all of which could have been better placed if you had a more reliable way of vetting your options and perhaps a more worthwhile pool of options to begin with.