I DRINK YOU NOT
A short study on human interactions
Alcohol is often the core around which many conversations on Tinder, or any dating site really, revolve. Be it for arranging to go out for drinks or enquire about one’s favourite cocktail, most of us safely assume that drinking is socially acceptable and somewhat cool.
However, setting out to write your bio WHILE under the influence might result in a P.U.I for you from the opposite sex. Being drunk might be the best thing you are good at, but is that really the way you want to introduce yourself? Many people use Tinder and alcohol at the same time. They write bios, swipe continuously and get into conversations. The outcome is outstanding:
An article from the Independent analysed sober dating, actually highlighting the many pros and the few theoretical cons of it. According to the author, perks will include actually remembering what your date said (both long and short term) and being more balanced when it comes to managing the outcome (read: fewer drunk texts after the dates).
Many of us make impromptu decisions while drunk. Rarely, if ever, has anyone had a great idea that looked the same to their sober selves just a few hours later. All of a sudden, installing Tinder or paying for an upgrade doesn’t seem like a bad idea anymore. Indeed, being at home tipsy is the worst that can happen to anyone and Tinder means company. Some even use a preventive approach:
So before leaving you to think about how much and what to drink on your next date, a final warning (not the drink responsibly, that was already explicit)… They say Red bull can make you fly, but how high can alcohol take you? Jim has the answer:
*This article uses US profiles and the data in the graph -taken from the Independent- as well as the personal views are UK related. It is nice to note however that many of these statements don’t hold the same degree of truth in other countries, where you are less likely to be judged on your drinking attitude, simply because the “booze” culture is less prominent.