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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, maybe these stories of dating app success will restore your faith in swiping. I first saw my now boyfriend on Tinder: rugby kit, gorgeous dreadlocks. I contacted a mutual friend who sent him my Tinder profile picture and he said he’d ‘look out for me’ so we never officially matched, and my friend did nothing to set us up. Fast forward to 2015, and I see this cute guy on Happn with short hair, wearing a suit; it wasn’t until we matched and he messaged that I realised it was the same guy.
We now live together and have a crazy amount of weird connections and mutual friends – we had probably been at the same parties but never met.
I hadn’t really dated as an adult and thought it was a great way to learn; Tinder required little effort, unlike websites that asked you to write a big profile, and you’d chat for weeks before getting asked out. I wanted to date people with a good sense of humor, so I looked for guys with a description or pictures that made me giggle.
I came across a guy who was extremely cute, looked like he was a ton of fun and seemed genuine… It really made me laugh so I took him up on his offer.
But my philosophy – and I literally wrote the book on Tinder – is that if you are meeting people then there is the potential to meet someone special.
We matched, chatted for about 10 days as I was out of town and then had our first date at a gin bar in Soho.We moved in together, he proposed a year later on a beach in Australia and we got married last December. I was in the Netherlands when I used the app and he was Dutch, so I was nervous about the language barrier – but from texting I could tell his English was good.We decided to go to a gig, although I turned up an hour early and had to go home and come back again. Then I said I’d buy him a drink but didn’t recognise the Euros in the dark, so he ended up paying. I’m in something new and wonderful thanks to the Guardian Soulmates app.‘I’d had quite a few dating app disasters but I’m a pretty positive person so I knew there were good men on there, too.The first time I saw my now partner on the Inner Circle app, I thought I recognised him. He has children and lives about an hour away, but my gut told me to look at his profile.