Our mutual friends insisted that we not meet or date because we would be a horrible match, but we met anyway.We’ve been dating for about a year and a half now, and things are good. ” Every now and then when we’re out some place, like a mutual friend’s party or an event we both like, we make up a story about how, if we hadn’t met on Hinge, we definitely would have met here and fallen madly in love.He texted me later that day, and we exchanged texts for about a month before he asked me out to dinner.
Every once in a while the date would go well and we’d meet again and hook up a few times, but most of the time the guy wasn’t looking for anything serious (and neither was I.) That’s how I met Michael—our Tinder date of Thai food went really well, so we saw each other a couple more times and started hooking up. I was on the edge because we were both moving away, but eventually he talked me into it and we dated for five months.
We broke up when we moved to opposite ends of the country, but we’re still friends!
) After we matched, we talked nonstop for a few days.
Then he asked me out for coffee, and I stupidly said no—I don’t drink coffee, but he just thought I didn’t want to go out with him.
I know a lot of guys say stuff like that, so I wrote to him and informed him that some people call it the Harvard comma, and isn’t it a bit un-American to refer to it otherwise.
Turns out he really is an Oxford comma-loving nerd.
Later, I invited him out for a beer, he agreed, and we’ve been dating ever since…it’ll be five months next week.
When people ask us how we met, we usually just say “online,” and he grins like an idiot while saying, “I asked her out and she said no.” 10 Real Stories From People Who Met On a Dating App: Jenna & Michael I was a poor college student who went on Tinder dates mainly for the free food.
After two months of this, I decided Po F wasn’t working out and I was going to cancel my account.
But before I got around to doing that, I was hanging out with a friend and we were looking at pictures together.
But maybe a couple of Facebook pics and some liberal right-swiping is all you need to find your future wife—after all, a University of Chicago study found that more than a third of marriages start online, and that online couples have longer, happier marriages.