Dating App Convos to Ditch: Here’s How You Know

Jennie Young
4 min readMay 20
*You can join the Burned Haystack Dating Project (info at end of story)

This article is not about the exchanges that are in-your-face hellish — the offensive, aggressive, hostile, downright-insane conversations; that decision is easy — block him. This story is about the *rest* of the dating app convos (the unfortunate *most* of them).

I work with women who are fed up with the current disaster of online dating, and, in addition to the typical complaints…

Jennie Young

Professor and humor writer in Green Bay. McSweeney’s, The Independent, HuffPost, Ms. Mag, Education Week, Inside Higher Ed, Slackjaw, Weekly Humorist, others.