Friends recommend dating
It would be good if dating apps used twitter instead of Facebook.
"Mutual friends include @Barack Obama, @Ibra_official and @Debra Messing." Great, set me up with THAT guy!!
' – and he never replied," although she admits that maybe having a family member as a mutual connection is a step too far.
Saskia hasn't discounted the importance of mutual connections in meeting a significant other, though, particularly with dating apps.
It may be easier than ever to connect with random hotties you'd never otherwise meet, but without necessarily having any mutual connections, it's far more difficult to gauge whether they're genuinely a decent human being.That's not to say it doesn't sometimes work, but it's nice to have that initial comfort and thing in common."Knowing who someone's friends are gives you "a better idea of who they really are", she adds. "Sometimes if you tell a friend you think their friend is hot, they get weird about it."Obviously it can have the opposite effect if your mutual acquaintances are people that you don't get on with," she adds. They don’t want to set you up in case things get more weird – maybe you get on really well and they feel sidelined."You'd know they're going to be a decent person, even if they might not be the right one for you," she tells Refinery29."When someone you're dating is a randomer who you have no connection to, they could be anyone.
— Jessie wants to take your guns away Losch❄️ (@Jessie Losch) April 2, 2018For some people, the idea of being easily discoverable to their Facebook connections on a dating app may be a step too far – especially as many of those "friends" will be nothing more than acquaintances or people they've never even met.