‘How Tinder took me from serial monogamy to casual sex’

‘How Tinder took me from serial monogamy to casual sex’

Sally was once a serial monogamist. But once she registered to Tinder, she discovered the world of casual hook-ups intoxicating

Sally is no longer on Tinder, having came across a person four months ago. Photograph by Karen Robinson the Observer

Sally is no longer on Tinder, creating came across a man four several months before. Photo by Karen Robinson for your Observer

Sally, 29, life and works in London

I would never dabbled in everyday sex until Tinder. I became a serial monogamist, transferring from lasting link to the second. I experienced pals who would indulged in one-night stands and ended up being probably accountable for judging all of them a little, of slut-shaming. I noticed the disadvantages – that merry-go-round of hook-ups and men never ever contacting once more. After that, in March 2013, my personal spouse dumped myself. We’d just been together eight months but I happened to be serious, significantly in love, and seven months of celibacy observed. By summertime, I needed something you should make the serious pain away. Larger loves you shouldn’t are available daily. As opposed to “boyfriend hunting”, on the lookout for an exact duplicate of my personal ex, why don’t you move out truth be told there, appreciate matchmaking, have a good laugh – and, if I noticed a link, good quality sex also? I really could become hitched in five years and I also’d never experimented before. It was my opportunity to see what all of the fuss involved.

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