If you’ve been swiping on a dating app lately, you’ve probably noticed that your potential matches are full of bios. Red flag Emoji – this year it is was One of the most frequently used emojis in Tinder bios, according to the app’s data.
Some red flags are very specific to the person (think: “Don’t love dogs!”) but others are more general.
All of them can derail your bid for a long-term partnership — something many singles have revealed this year before it even begins.
In 2022, 50% of singles said they would have been happier in the past year if they had been in a relationship. In 2021, 35% received the same answer.
Here are four red flags you might be a match for, according to dating app data.
Drunk on the first date
Three-in-four singles Don’t want to get drinks on the first dateAccording to Hing’s data.
Of those surveyed, 45% said they prefer relaxed dates because they prioritize their mental health, and 55% said it helps them get to know the other person better.
What to do instead?
Well, 17% of in-use daters prefer coffee. About 11% would like to see a show or go to a museum, and 14% would like to go for a walk.
Being ‘too’ on Instagram
According to Kiel users, people who are “high” on Instagram or Snapchat tend to be self-absorbed.
That’s why 74% said they wouldn’t want to date someone who regularly uses social networking apps.
When on a date, it’s best to put the phone down.
No political or social issues are known
According to Tinder data, being aware of social and political issues is a big plus for daters.
75% of singles look for a match who respects or is invested in social issues.
And nearly half, 47% of singles, identify as a non-voter with the person they’re dating “Deal Breaker.”
This does not mean that your views have to be perfectly aligned with the potential partner. Only 24% of users said they would like to date someone who thinks exactly like them, and 46% would rather date someone with different political views.