"There are plenty of fish in the sea."The age-old saying traditionally applies to dating, but it can also apply to dating apps.
With so many dating sites and apps available today, where does one even start?
For queer users who want to specifically meet other queer people, or who don't want to accidentally be seen by your straight co-workers, it's a helpful option to have.
If the thought of meeting someone you met on the internet makes you nervous, there are apps that can connect you with people your friends already know.
All require you to log into your Facebook account, however none share your dating details on the social network.
Swiping through a sea of faces can be exhausting and paralyze you with indecision. Every day at noon, guys receive up to 21 matches they can either like or pass on.
Raya, on the other hand, is like the Berghain of dating apps; if the gatekeepers don't like you, you're not getting in.
You can write lengthy paragraphs about your interests, hopes, dreams, fantasy football team or whatever and upload multiple photos.
If you ever get overwhelmed, or eventually find The One, most let you deactivate or delete your profile.
These dating apps are the equivalent to a pair of khakis from The Gap; there's absolutely nothing wrong with them, they're just overwhelmingly bland compared to what else is out there.
Here's a short list of the most popular dating apps you can download.
While some are just apps, a few also have desktop sites you can log into on your computer -- and there's no shame in using more than one service at a time.