Online dating during the holidays
Whose family do you visit, hers, yours, or do you go your separate ways?Is it a total faux-pas to break up with her on New Year’s Eve? Being single during the holidays can be difficult, especially if all your friends are paired off (and spending time with their significant other).
“The holidays are a very busy season for the matchmaking business,” Sullivan explains.
your best chance of striking up a conversation with a potential suitor.
Don’t procrastinate: “Messages sent within the first 24 hours are twice as likely to receive a response,” said Jean-Marie Mc Grath of Hinge.
Grindr, an app for gay men, usually experiences a 30% to 50% increase in users over the holiday season.
expects a 60% surge in new members between Christmas Day and Valentine’s Day.“People are in ‘relationship mode’—they want to meet people and make connections.” The key to meeting your future girlfriend—or holiday fling—is to put yourself out there by hitting up as many holiday parties and singles events as you can.