VITRUAL REALITY

Femina|June 2020

VITRUAL REALITY
The trend of online dating is experiencing a steep surge in the current phase, finds Anindita Ghosh
Anindita Ghosh

It would be an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the way we live, interact with people, and make new connections. With nowhere to go and nobody to meet in the real sense, we’re reaching out virtually to the outer world from our locked-down spaces for our social sustenance. Not surprisingly, activity on multiple dating apps has seen a significant surge in recent times.

According to Delhi-based marriage and relationships counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo, “It is easy for a human mind to get bored when you are not supposed to do what you normally do. When you are stuck at one place for a prolonged duration (especially without any other human being around) it can get lonely, so it’s natural to seek a human connection, even if virtual.” Read on to know how the lockdown has changed the dating trends.

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