My Week on Tinder

Day 2:

I went on again during lunch and was matched almost instantly with guy #2, which means that he had already checked my photo. Because you sign up through Facebook, this app can actually see your friends and interests, so I found out that me and guy #2 had a friend in common. Unfortunately, though, it wasn’t someone I knew very well at all. 

He asked me out on a date after talking all day, but then he started to creep me out when he suggested I wear a particular outfit that was in one of my photos. Seriously, guy #2? Too much.

Day 3:

I never replied to guy #2 but have now started texting with guy #1. He actually seems decent and the conversation is nice, but it isn’t going nowhere. Guy #2 tries again and messages me during the day, asking what I’m looking for. To be honest, this seems like too bold of a question for someone I’ve never met. I ignore him. 

After going through many, many men on the app, I realized that I feel really shallow. There’s nothing quite like going through dozens of photos of people and deeming them not attractive enough for you. 

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Irina Gonzalez,

An NYC-based journalist, web editor, and food writer, she started her career with an internship at Latina magazine while receiving her bachelor’s at New York University. Her work has appeared in Time Out New York,,,,, and more. When she’s not checking out the latest taco restaurant in New York City, scouring for the best tapas in Barcelona, or dreaming of visiting Alex Atala’s restaurant in Brazil, she’s blogging about her favorite recipes, healthy eating tips and maintaining her 100 pound weight loss on You can always find her on Twitter (@msirinagonzalez) & Instagram (@msirinagonzalez) talking about her latest delicious meal.

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