Speaking of Tinder, I would be remiss to omit good ol' Tinder, the dating app that launched a thousand apps. Sounds like my version of living hell, but you get the idea. Ok Cupid is hit or miss, but with about a zillion profiles in New York alone, you'll have your pick of possibilities. Want more of Bustle's Sex and Relationships coverage?
If every time you stroll through Williamsburg, you want desperately to stroke all of those fancy, well-groomed beards, see if you can find a willing party on dating app Bristlr.But if you're into dudes, they don't have the option of sending you a message, which eliminates the whole "should-I-message-him-first" question.If you're into chicks, this is basically just like Tinder, except with a more girl-power vibe. If you live in NYC, you can literally go out with someone new every single night for the rest of your life.On dating app Hinge, you meet through friends, though not in the strictest sense of the term: Hinge connects you only with people who are Facebook friends of friends (and third-degree connections), so everyone who pops up as a match is not technically a stranger.In a huge city like New York, especially if you have a lot of FB friends, this could be rather lucrative on the dating front.
I can't promise that you'll suddenly start loving online dating on the mean streets of the Big Apple or fall in love instantly or whatever, but here are a few dating app options worth trying in New York City.