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"A round of Tinder swipes, if done together, can enhance a couple's connection and create a shared experience of guaranteed laughter and some easy, fast-food-dating validation," says Amanda Luterman, a Montreal-based sex and relationship counselor. Those are the names my wife and I created for our fake accounts when we grew tired of relying on our single friends leaving their cellphones on the table when they went to the bathroom for our fun. If there's a better way to get a feel for the local populace, I haven't found it.Natasha is a stately, vaguely Nordic-looking woman, who appears early in the Google Image results when you search "blonde professional model." But not too early. "My husband and I, and one of our daughters, have Tinder accounts," says Aenea, an Ontarian in her 50s.Inevitably, there is already a name for pleasuring yourself while Tindering -- an act which would seem to rival the old "pat your head and rub your belly" test of manual dexterity.The cuckolding fetish community, one imagines, could also find great utility from Tinder.Now the compulsion to see your spouse engage sexually with another person can be acted out on your phone screen. Rebuilding after infidelity can be one of most trying obstacles for a marriage, and the desire to "get even" can be difficult to overcome."I'm married, and a betrayed spouse," says Mal from Washington State.
And if you see Boris or Natasha in your local meat market, feel free to swipe right and give us a much-appreciated ego boost.
Most people who are unfaithful, however, seem to be seeking emotional or physical comfort.
They may feel that their primary relationship is lacking, or they may feel that they need external validation.
"Something about being on a dating profile and being able to browse through the singles and interested ads feels sickeningly appealing to me in my pained and weakened state." Obviously there's nothing the least bit wrong with having a virtual outlet for feelings of betrayal, even if it's ultimately a panacea for much deeper issues.
Fortunately, neither Boris nor Natasha has used Tinder as a vehicle for marital vengeance.
We hope you’ll never end up with directly experiencing these infidelity statistics, but sometimes, it pays to understand the cold hard numbers - if only so you know where you stand.