Optimistic answer: Because there are plenty of people out there.
Pessimistic answer: My experience at uni taught me a large proportion of lesbian and bi-sexual women state they are as such simply due to difficulty of attracting the opposite sex.
Most of my friends are also just genuinely bisexual (maybe it's just the circles I run in?
) so from where I am at least there seems to be a lot of us, both male and female.
For some, that might sound romantic, thrilling even.
For those that prefer to plan, it can cause some pretty serious anxiety.
I tend to find those who cry it from the rooftops or to get into certain social circles are more questionable.
Back in the day dating services may have been considered a last resort in the long, arduous hunt for love or even something of a shameful secret.
But this focus on messages can lead to some clear downsides.
Sarah said: “The fact you can easily message for free comes with the downside that you might get a fair few unwanted messages.”Last year, OKCupid recently refreshed its user profiles with an update that allows users to define their pronouns.
But fast-forward to 2019 and nowadays if you’re young (or not-so-young) free and single it’s weird if you don’t have Tinder, Bumble or the hottest new dating app around between staples like Instagram and Deliveroo on your homescreen.
Dating apps are more popular than ever, which means the demand for better experiences, better connections and more diversity is more important than ever too.
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