While that may sound pretty niche, Veronica*, 35, who lives in Queens, says Feeld became her favorite dating app.
At the time of download, she was single and recovering from a bad breakup.
And because, as we've established, the dating rigamarole kind of sucks in general, that means a lot of people have opinions about it.
But you have to hand it to Tinder, they really did change the game (for better or worse).
Yet, where Tinder acts as a gateway app for some daters (from which they move onto apps more aligned with their specific desires), for others it remains the best of the bunch.
Even anecdotally, a lot of the people I spoke to for this piece—all of whom self-identified as dating app haters—nevertheless met their long-term partner on an app.
So given the evidence, and the fact that it’s totally okay to think dating online sucks and still do it anyway, I wanted to know: Which apps come most recommended by people who fuckin’ hate to date? Some of their answers won’t surprise you—even if their reasoning does—while other options are refreshingly new.