How to stop swiping and find your person on dating apps | Christina Wallace

published 4 months ago by TED Conferences LLC

Let's face it, online dating can suck. So many potential people, so much time wasted -- is it even worth it? Podcaster and entrepreneur Christina Wallace thinks so, if you do it right. In a funny, practical talk, Wallace shares how she used her MBA skill set to invent a "zero date" approach and get off swipe-based apps -- and how you can, too.

I first tried online dating my freshman year of college which was in 2001 in case you can't see my wrinkle. Now as you may have noticed I'm 6 feet tall and when I arrived at my chosen university and realized our men's division 3 basketball team averaged 5 foot 8 I abandoned the on campus scene and went online now back then online dating was pretty close to the plot of you've got mail you'd write long emails back and forth for weeks before you finally met up in real life except in my case you'd realize you have no chemistry and so now you're back to square one. So while online dating is changed a lot in the last 17 years that many of the frustrations remain the same. Here's what it does well it broadens your pool of potential dates beyond your existing ...

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