If you're new to the app or a seasoned swiper, get the best Tinder dating advice, date ideas, and chatting points from these real users here.
7 Ways To Ensure You Live Up To Your Tinder Persona IRL
You want to be the best version of your true self.
Lele Pons Gets Personal, Answers All Your Dating Questions
She's not holding back.
Why I Meet My Matches ASAP
The real magic happens in real life.
8 Reasons Your Matches Are Ghosting You
Did you come on too strong?
This Guy Doesn’t Talk About His Dating Life With His Fam — But Now They’re Taking Over His Tinder
They've never talked about dating, until now.
The Shy Person’s Guide To Mastering Tinder
It’s doesn’t have to be a handicap.
Here’s How To Tell If Your Profile Pics Are Too Thirsty
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the thirstiest of them all?
5 Surefire Ways to Impress Your Date
If you want to be interesting, get interested.
Khadi’s Tinder Rap Is Gonna Be Your New Anthem
Don't make her flake on you like a croissant.
How A Comedian (Like, A Real One) Uses Tinder
Not only is he funny, he also makes some good points.
Why Fireworks On A First Date Aren’t Always A Good Thing
Without sparks flying, you get to see the person before you.
You Have 15 Minutes To Get A Tinder Date…For Tonight
Start your clocks.
Swipe Advice: I Asked 10 Tinder Matches Their Best Advice For Meeting Someone’s Parents
Try not to sweat.
11 Fun Questions To Ask Your Tinder Match That Actually Will Tell You A Whole Lot
The right questions can lead to a deeper connection.
Saweetie Helps One Tinder User Find Her Type
He's just a few swipes away.
10 Hilarious Chats We Found On r/Tinder
Learn from the masters.
Less Study, More Abroad: A Week On Tinder In Madrid
The weather was hot, but the boys were hotter.
7 Connections You Can Make On Tinder
Open your mind and expand your match list.
7 Dating Pressures You Can Just Go Ahead And Ignore
Everyone needs to chill the hell out.
I Asked 6 People I Dated Where I Went Wrong And You Should Try It, TBH
In Defense of Read Receipts
Holster your pitchforks, and let’s walk through it.
6 Things You Should Never Say To PoC On Tinder
Because some of y’all need a refresher.
9 Experts Share Their Very Best Piece of Online Dating Advice
There’s a lot to learn.
Hilarious Tinder Profile Types You’ll See In 7 American Cities
This Woman Handed Her Tinder Over To Her Ex — And We Love It A Lot
Hello, brave soul.
This Breakup Guide Is Hilariously Accurate
You won't be glued to the couch forever.
15 Times We Got Unmatched For No Good F*cking Reason
Did I get unmatched?!
Turns Out, Bretman Rock Is A Tinder God
Or as he might prefer us to say, as "bad bitch."
I’m Bi And I Use Tinder Differently With Men Than Women
More connections happen when you’re not limited to heteronormative dating scripts.
6 Reasons You’re Getting Unmatched
Is it you or is it them?
I’m Fat, Proud, And Thriving On Tinder
Everybody’s ready for this jelly.
6 Ways to Simplify Your Dating Life
For the busy and easily bored.
The 6 Top Tinder Tips Recommended By Professional Dating Coaches
Your intentions should be as clear as your photos.
We Teamed Up With GLAAD To Give You More Ways To Express Your Sexual Orientation
Extracurricular Activities: A University Of Cincinnati Freshman’s Week On Tinder
A freshman gives her love life a fresh start.
Dating Burnout Is Real. This Is How You Overcome It
And you don’t have to stop dating, either.
I’m Poly And Here’s How I Use Tinder Responsibly
With great love comes great emotional labor.
Are Any Of The Stereotypes About Dating French Men True?
My French husband fulfilled all of them — including the cheating.
Putting “Bisexual” On My Dating Profile Changed Everything
When it comes to matches, quality far outweighs quantity.
Tinder Employees Reveal Their 11 Highly Specific Dating Deal Breakers
Sometimes a blue checkmark works against you.
Would You Match With The People Behind These 7 Tinder Bios?
You have to give them some credit.
8 Opening Lines That Will Give Your Tinder Chats New Life
It’s time for a little spring cleaning.
This Is What It’s Like Explaining Tinder To Your Stepdad
At the very least, he was a good sport.
I Let My Three Roommates Pick My Tinder Dates — And None Of Them Went As Expected
Is it opposites month?
The Voice Behind Daddy Issues Is Living Her Best Tinder Life
Consider her sold.
5 Things NOT To Say To Girls On Tinder
If you slide too hard, you might slip.
7 Ways To Throw Down After Being Stood Up
“This solo, solo, everybody.”
Do These Popular Tinder Openers Really Work?
We put them to the test.
The ABCs Of Talking To Women
ABC = Anything But Creepy.
14 Questions To Ask Your Crush To Break The Ice — On Tinder And IRL
“What’s up?” is weak and you know it.
This Pair Matched On Tinder Three Years Ago And Finally Met IRL — On Camera
Talk about an epic first date.
Curving vs. Ghosting: Which Is The Lesser Of Two Evils?
The great question of our time.
I Used Tinder In Santiago And Ended Up On A Date With A Former Priest In Training
A priest and a sex writer walk into a bar. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
An Influencer Dates In Taiwan and Hong Kong
He's pleasantly surprised.
Tinder Users Sure Were Busy At Coachella
Clearly no one decided to put down their phone.
Extracurricular Activities: A Sophomore At Brown’s First Week On Tinder
New faces in the same places.
6 Text Flirting Tips Straight From The Masters
They’ve cracked the code.
This Is Pretty Much The Craziest Way To Meet Your Tinder Match
Not your typical drinks meetup.
The Unlikely Relationship That Started With A Tinder Date
We aren’t a couple.
Extracurricular Activities: An Iowa State University Junior’s Week On Tinder
See: very cute farmers.
8 Men Share Their Most Successful Tinder Opening Lines
8 Bougie Things You Can Leave Off Your Tinder Bio
Decrease your ego and increase your Likes.
Dating In Ireland, Scotland, and England Is Hardly One And The Same
So naturally, it's important to get a taste of each.
13 Memorable Messages That Sealed The Date Deal
Sometimes saying “hey” actually does work.
4 Clapbacks For Those Annoying Texts Everyone Hates Receiving
The eye-roll emoji is your BFF.
Tinder Diaries: A Single Guy Invests Recklessly In Almost Everyone
Everyone is different, and that is why dating is hard.
This Model Is Looking For Her ‘Avocado Daddy’
Are you out there?
The Real Reasons You’re Not Getting Any Matches
Spoiler alert: It’s not us, and it’s not (exactly) you either.
20 Lessons From My First 20 Tinder Dates
I expected to find love, not myself.
6 Highly Successful Tinder Users On How To Choose Your Profile Pics
Hannah Stocking Is A Total Tinder Pro
"I've got a lot of guys in my DMs."
Tinder Diaries: Is There Karma On This Thing?
I’m a little worried my bad behavior will come back to haunt me.
Tinder Diaries: A Reluctant Dater Gets Back In The Game
For once, I’m prioritizing my love life.
One Guy, Two Exes, And A Tinder Session: What Could Go Wrong?
Cue the peanut gallery.
How And Why I First Entered The Online Dating-Sphere
It’s not always so simple.
This Is What It’s Like Dating In Spain
It’s not all sunshine and sangría.
This Foodie Influencer Goes On Three Seriously Delicious Tinder Dates
Everything is better with food.
Tinder Diaries: Can A Cynic Find Love On The Internet?
Classic. Modern. Heartache.
To The Tinder Date I Ghosted, I’m Sorry
We never should have gone on a second date.
Tinder Diaries: My Mutual Connections Are Sabotaging My Love Life
Is there such thing as a perfect stranger anymore?
The Biggest Tinder Turn-Ons And Turn-Offs, According To Our Most Popular Users
A little effort goes a long way.
This Is What It’s Like To Date In Thailand
Let me tell you, it’s not easy.
Dating Is Better With Friends, Especially in Tulum
Less nerves + more fun = success.
How I Used Tinder To Help Ease My Social Anxiety
RIP lonely Friday nights.
I’m Single, Bilingual, And Off To Tulum To Mingle
Join me, won't you?
Why These Tinder Super-Users’ Bios Work (Almost) Every Time
We call them thumb-stoppers.
I’m Not “Gay Enough” For The Lesbians, So Where Do I Fit?
It’s time for us to have a talk, ladies.
How To Spot Red Flags Before You Get In Too Deep
When a person shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
My Brief And Failed Attempt At Polyamory
Once a reluctant dater, always a reluctant dater.
Examples Of True Love, As Translated For The Tinder Era
Romance is alive and well.
If This Is Your Tinder Anthem, You Should Go On This Kind Of Date
Just promise us you won’t wear your AirPods.
What To Do When You Come Across An Ex On Tinder
If there’s any time you need a step-by-step guide, this is it.
Dear Kadeejah: Why Aren’t I Getting Any Matches?
There should be a real woman out there who will talk to me
The 6 Most Awkward Matches You’ll Ever Have On Tinder
Chat them up with caution.
12 Tired Dating Profile Habits to Ditch, Pronto
Recognize any of these?
Swipe Advice: I Asked 10 Tinder Matches How To Impress A Date’s Friends
Remembering their names should help.
How To Actually Know If You Like Someone
Ask yourself this simple question.
Tinder Travels: There’s A Younger Man In The Picture In Nola
Dorothy, we're not in New York City anymore.
The Art Of Dating With Zero Effort
Standing, or rather, sitting ovation.
I Showed My Tinder To My Family And It Went Shockingly Well
No one was more surprised than me.
Health & Wellness
I Went On All My Dates Sober For A Whole Month
I definitely learned some things about drinking + dating.
9 Queer Women Share Their Never-Fail Tinder Opening Message
There is no “hey” from here on out.
Count Down To Dating Sunday With These Pickup Lines
*music plays* *it’s the final countdown*
Emily Ratajkowski Comes To One Tinder User’s Rescue
She's a knight in shining armor.
Health & Wellness
I Asked My Therapist To Counsel Me Through Tinder
“We have some work to do.”
You’re Ready For Your First Queer Date. Now What?
Lessons from a decade of experience.
3 Dating Cues We Should Be Taking From Scandinavia
Mutual respect, sexual liberation, and independence? Consider us sold.
How Internalized Biphobia Ruined My First Tinder Date
She deserved better.
My Gift To You: 5 Etiquette Pointers for All Men on Tinder
This is a PSA (Public Swipe Announcement).
Non-Monogamy Diaries: 6 Days, 5 Dates, And A Boyfriend In Another City
I feel like these dates are the equivalent of running the engine just to keep warm.
Why I’m A Hard No On Following People I’m Dating
Let’s keep our worlds separate for now, shall we?
This Is What Your First Week On Tinder Looks Like
Liking, noping, and messaging, oh my.
JVN And Antoni React To Tinder Tips From The Internet
Out with the old and in with the new.
I Confessed To Being A Cyber Stalker On The First Date
I’m a journalist, so I like to verify someone is who they say they are.
Swipe Advice: I Asked 10 Tinder Matches For Their Best Dating Advice
“Don’t be weird.”
28 Single Women Reveal Their Type And We’re Seeing A Pattern
Admit it: You probably have one.
Tinder Diaries: Which Of These 5 Guys Will Get The Date?
I made plans with multiple guys in the same night. Nothing could go wrong.
This Is Why Full Body Pics Are So Controversial In Online Dating
Is it fair to expect one, or shallow?
This Brief History of Interracial Dating Proves That Love Triumphs All
Nothing's perfect, but we're doing a hell of a lot better than we were in 1664.
Turns Out, No One Is Really Out Of Your League
Dating apps make people more open-minded.
Here’s What’s Really Behind Your Dating ‘Type’ — And Why You Should Ditch It
You may think you're only into preppy types or redheads, but you'd be wrong.
Do You Have Too Many Choices On Dating Apps — Or Is That Not A Thing?
There’s a difference between less likely to settle down and less likely to settle.
Is The Meet-Cute Dead?
Meeting in real life has some advantages, but nothing that apps can’t match.
Watch What Happens When JVN And Antoni Take Over Tinder
Pass the tissues, because JVN and Antoni are making us cry laughing... again.
I Moved To LA For A Tinder Relationship That Lasted Two Weeks, But I Don’t Regret It — Here’s Why
It was over shortly after his dog chewed through my underwear.
This Is The Reason Some Guys Never Want To Meet IRL
It's less about you than you might think.
Why You Should Date More Than One Person At A Time — And Why You Shouldn’t
Your dating history matters.
10 Celebrities Who Have Used Dating Apps
Yep, celebrities use dating apps too — and these 10 stars are proof.
I Messaged Guys On Tinder Using Exclusively ‘Parks And Rec’ Quotes And Documented The Results
You are a beautiful, talented, brilliant, powerful musk ox.
Confessions Of An Introvert: How Meeting People Online Taught Me To Date IRL
Couldn’t I find one guy who was allergic to the same kind of fun that I was?