Smartphones and the internet have changed a lot of things, especially when it comes to dating. Nowadays, the perfect match is just a few swipes away on your phone. Bumble is a unique dating app that gives a lot of control to women. In homosexual matches, both parties can make the first move. Clover tries to combine multiple dating apps into one. The big feature with Clover is free chats. You can set up dates, join mixers, and find local meetups. Clover search offers tons of filters so you can find the perfect person.
Several months ago, I sat outside a downtown ice cream parlor. The warm Californian sun hit my bare shoulders and my fingers rubbed at an empty plastic cup. My date sat across from me, leaning into his chair, one leg hooked over the other. I liked that he was tall, that he had a nice smile, and that he wore bright red shorts that stopped above his knees. I did not like where our conversation was going. I made sure she was always taken care of when she got in the mood. But me? I tried to keep my voice light, free of judgment. I just — she was my girl. I wanted her to enjoy having sex with me.