Whenever you have a free minute, you reach for your phone or computer to check out your dating profile. Whereas Tinder and the like were once seen as a something's game, and purely for "hooking up", its reputation has changed and now there's an entire older generation of daters hooked on swiping right. Endless resources infer endless searches. The emotional excitement of the date ran so high that neither had much of an appetite. Recently, I was talking to my friend Jo about her life as a something singleton. Do something for other people.
Although neither tried to fight this irresistible magnetic force, they knew if they tried, it would have been futile; no different than a guppy swimming up a raging river trying to mimic its salmon cousins.
Love Addiction, Codependency & Internet Dating
Melissa sensed his anxiety and asked if he was OK. But as a codependent and love addict, their perpetual flurry of infatuation, lust, regret and shame would ultimately repeat itself. More From Thought Catalog. Her marriage broke up two years ago - since then, she cheerfully admitted, she has become an online dating obsessive: That, in turn, will help you have a better control over your actions.