Larry Loners – Using Dating Resources for Finding New Friends

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The world can be a lonely place, and not only when it comes to finding love. Times have changed and we are less limited by factors such as geography, race and social class when it comes to the friendships we form. However, despite all the new opportunities afforded to us by technological advances and political progress people seem to be lonelier than ever before. It may be a simple case of quantity over quality – it’s easier now to have a wider social circle (lots of coffee friends) but the nature of these relationships is somewhat superficial. Possibly symptomatic of the Tinder generation, people are now more fickle when it comes to all sorts of human relationships. Essentially everyone is replaceable so discarding/downgrading friends is becoming more common and people seem to be more willing to cut their losses and move on quickly instead of sticking something out a…

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3 thoughts on “Larry Loners – Using Dating Resources for Finding New Friends”

  1. I feel that because of society’s constant immersion in social media people have seemed to de-value life long friendships we start to develop as young children. I still have friends from kindergarten! The bonds we form with people before the advent of computers and social media seem to be ….I don’t know, more real?

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