Thursday, 17 September 2020

Dating In A Pandemic World


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If you enjoy heading out on the dating scene looking for love, you may have found that the previous six months have made your meals out and cinema dates a little tricky. The global pandemic has had a massively detrimental effect on people’s lives across the world. While people are concerned about their health and their jobs, others are concerned about their feelings of isolation and loneliness. For many, dating is a great way to meet new people, socialise, and get out of the house. This has been halted during the Covid-19 crisis. However, as we adjust to a new normal, the wonderful world of dating has also adapted. Take a look at how you can enjoy dating in a pandemic world.

Go Virtual

While you may have ventured into the realm of online dating before, the chances are you use the messenger service attached to a dating app for a short time before meeting up to see if there is any chemistry. As this isn’t allowed at the moment, the virtual world is becoming the norm to get to know people. Many people are enjoying virtual candlelit dinners to while away the hours. Arrange a date and cook up the same meal. Light your candle, whip on your webcam, and chat with the guy you have a connection with. It is different but fun as everyone is in the same boat. A second virtual date could be in store if you get along. Virtual Netflix movie dates and cook-alongs are brilliant ways to have fun, chat, and find out what makes your date tick.

Moving Forward 

If you meet someone online and you are getting along well, but you want to take your relationship one step further, you will inevitably have to meet in person. You can do this in a socially distanced way. Consider meeting up outdoors in a public place, like a park, and have a socially distanced picnic. It’s crucial that you can look into your date’s eyes and chat face to face. If you want to have that all-important exclusivity conversation, you need to meet-up. 

Once you have gone through a period of self-isolating, you can connect your bubbles together and take the step of moving in together. There have been many stories of people heading to a site like and proposing during lockdowns. Whirlwind romances are only natural as people reconsider their priorities and deem life as being too short not to take a chance on love.


If you live alone, it’s only natural that your anxieties may be heightened because your social calendar may now be looking bare. Even if you aren’t in the mood to look for love, you can still head online and communicate with like-minded individuals. Living alone can be fulfilling and empowering, but when you are told that you cannot socialize, it can seem like a prison sentence. Head onto social media, reconnect with friends, and enjoy regular weekly online meet-ups via a site like

You don’t have to be alone during these pandemic days. If you are still a romantic at heart and you are still searching for your soulmate, follow this guide and enjoy online dating.

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