That might be why we've seen the rise of the no-nonsense hookup forums on Reddit.
In addition to offering subreddits for topics from , which is more generalized and allows women to solicit favors from gentlemen.
App analytics company Applause recently completed a study of 97 dating apps to see which ones were meeting user expectations.To qualify, an app had to have more than 2,000 reviews across the App Store and the Google Play store.With more than 53,000 subscribers, /r/randomactsofblowjob might be the most enthralling subreddit for hookups, simply because the rules of engagement are so specific: You post your age, sexual identity and what you're looking for, accompanied by a short description relaying any notable details. '"These subreddits are also somewhat unique in that there are way more ads posted by women for men than you would assume.Maybe you're a "After my girlfriend and I had a discussion about making our relationship open, RAOBJ was one of the first places I thought to look for casual hookups, because it was so simple, straightforward and honest," subscriber Ryan, 26, told . If you go to /r/randomactsofblowjob or /r/dirtyr4r you'll see a lot of posts by straight dudes, but you'll also see a healthy number from straight women, as well as queer and trans people.Considering that apps like Tinder are often considered to women and LGBT people, it's not so surprising that these users would migrate elsewhere to get laid.
But it is somewhat surprising that they'd flock to Reddit, a website that's been trying to shed its reputation as a bastion of But one reason why Ryan and other Redditors are flocking to subreddits is to escape some of the pomp and circumstance you'll find in places like Tinder and OKCupid, which have a tendency to dress up the stark reality of hookup culture into something a little more modest and demure.
Download Bumble (i OS, Android) Coffee Meets Bagel shows you only a few matches per day, and aims at a more measured experience.
No frenetic swiping or "game" features, just a few quality matches per day.
Applause found that, in general, the most popular US dating apps trailed other apps in quality by 23 points (out of 100).
That's a big difference, and perhaps indicates that people take out their dating woes on the apps they use.
It's more explicitly focused on just hooking up than most dating apps, though it has the option to "get date" or "get down." Download Down (i OS, Android) Tinder was the app that set off the dating app craze.