Dating going too fast


In February, one study reported there were nearly 100 million people—perhaps 50 million on Tinder alone—using their phones as a sort of all-day, every-day, handheld singles club, where they might find a sex partner as easily as they’d find a cheap flight to Florida.

“It’s like ordering Seamless,” says Dan, the investment banker, referring to the online food-delivery service.

If I were ever in a court of law I could point to the transcript.” But something about the whole scenario seems to bother him, despite all his mild-mannered bravado.

“I think to an extent it is, like, sinister,” he says, “ ‘cause I know that the average girl will think that there’s a chance that she can turn the tables.

“They’ll tell you, ‘Come over and sit on my face,’ ” says her friend, Ashley, 19.