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The downside is that short profiles make it harder to figure out what a lot of people are looking for.
Knowing very little about a person can also make initial messaging a lot more challenging.
I eventually disabled the app after receiving the following notification: "Show [match name] who's boss and break the ice today!
" Should a potential future relationship be rooted in a hierarchical power dynamic?
You have the option of displaying a lot of useful information that could be deal breakers: your political leanings, your religion, your alcohol consumption frequency or even your interest level in having children someday.
But if you're someone who procrastinates, Bumble may not be for you.
Also because women must message first, Bumble tends to weed out the slightly more insecure males.
You'll need to wade through a sea of profiles, which makes it easy to pass over people you might have given a chance under different circumstances. I have friends who've met spouses through Ok Cupid. In fact, I've been on Ok Cupid, on and off, for roughly the last 11 years.
Profiles are a lot more in-depth than most online dating sites, and if you answer a seemingly endless series of questions (much like a personality test), they will spit out a reasonable Match/Enemy percentage ratio on profiles to help you gauge compatibility based on interests.