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Whether because we didn't have much in common or we weren't willing to put in much effort, my conversations rarely left the texting stage.When they did, second dates were rare and thirds were almost unheard of.

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Then, in December of 2015, I decided I would take a break from online dating—and that unlike my previous "breaks," this one would last for more than a few weeks.

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I started feeling exhausted at just the of another date filled with small talk and attempts to put my best foot forward. And while it might not be the right choice for you, here are a few things I learned from this "break" that became a full-on renouncement of dating apps:1.

Meeting people IRL is totally possible If you had told me this a year ago, I probably would've responded, "Yeah, is possible—but it sure ain't likely." In a world where two potential matches could be in the same bar and not notice each other because they're both swiping around on Tinder, it feels like online is the only place to meet someone.