Clare Mc Neil, 24, studying for a master's in business Dating in Toronto is great!
I recently moved here after working for a year in Australia.
One guy was a doctor who took me to a Leafs game — it was like a movie. Mikey Ehrenworth, 26, vice-president of operations at a sports marketing company I prefer meeting in real life to Tinder.Online dating just feels like another form of detachment and I don't need another reason to check my phone.I typically meet women at bars but am always interested in chatting with strangers in coffee shops, parks, wherever. With the proliferation of dating apps and websites, today’s singles are increasingly turning to screens for hookups, dates and long-term love.One swipe can hand you an instant ego boost or the promise of a future meet-up with a cute stranger, but navigating a world of nude texts, fake profiles and “Netflix and chill” can also feel exhausting, demoralizing and never-ending.
We asked 18 singles for their take on playing the dating game in Canada’s largest city.Here are their stories: All photos Torstar News Service.Megan Fraser, 33, makeup artist/comedian I signed up for Ok Cupid and Tinder because I guess that's the thing to do and a lot of my friends have had success, but all I get are really old guys and weirdos.I don't really want to find someone online, but I stay on Ok Cupid because sometimes you need that ego boost of seeing the all the messages from guys and having them call you pretty.Basically, I'm not really looking, because I do like my alone time.But do find as I get older and all my friends are getting married that it does get scary thinking I might die alone with a million cats.