No matter how commonplace dating apps have become, they're not necessarily for everyone.

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“When they grunt like a pig and throw their weights after only doing one set." - Lindsay D.

"When they stare at themselves the entire time." - Alana A.

I can have completely different political opinions from the men I date, for example, and this usually isn’t a problem. I’ve worked under the assumption that it was me for years, that I lack love from my partners seems very much to fit into how society oppresses people at large.

On the other hand, if there’s something they don’t like about you, the game’s over before it begins. Women have historically been denied the ability to form social status in their own right.

“I absolutely HATE when men care more about taking selfies than about working out.” -Diana C.

"Sitting right across from me on a piece of equipment and staring.

(I mean, nowadays I force myself to express something, but I still find it difficult.)I think this comes from a deep, culturally instilled shame women have about being turned on by people. If you’re a woman, being turned on by people I really, really don’t want my partner to look at me that way.

I think for me, dating a woman who can support herself is an absolute necessity for this reason, but uh…

But the question is, how do people who hate apps actually go about meeting people? The price of dating 'organically,' so without an app, is that you have to learn to put yourself out there in the real world," says Carlen Costa, Ph D, a sexologist and psychotherapist based in Ontario, Canada.