Ten Popular Dating Trends You Should Know About!


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Plenty of Fish released it’s fifth annual list of dating trends to look out for in the upcoming year. After polling over 7,000 users, the dating app found that singles are simultaneously experiencing uncertainty in relationships following the pandemic. Below are ten dating trends you should know, especially if you're looking for a new boo going into the new year!

  • Baecationing - Inviting a blind date or someone you just started dating on vacation because YOLO! 
  • Communidating - Using dating apps not just for dating and intimate relationships but to make friends and connections. 
  • Dar-WIN-ing - Refusing to date someone who doesn't believe in science. 
  • Déjà vu-ing - Doing the same things with a new partner that you did with your ex. 
  • Gambiting -Taking a strategic and calculated approach to dating.
  • Handticipation -The anxiety that comes with being unsure about the physical boundaries that are acceptable due to social distancing from the pandemic.
  • Hesidating - Feeling indifferent about dating, unsure if you want to date seriously or casually because life in general is so uncertain right now. 
  • Megxit-ing -Quitting a toxic relationship with family and friends that negatively impacts your relationship.
  • Moderna Love - Considering COVID-19 vaccination stats, including which shot received, as a desirable trait.
  • Resigning - Ending a serious relationship due to perspective and clarity gained through the pandemic. 

"From pop culture to the pandemic, there are many factors that influence dating. These trends demonstrate a new era in dating that's been riddled with uncertainty but has thrived with honest communication and a bit of creativity," explained Kate MacLean, resident dating expert at Plenty of Fish. Click HERE to read more about this study, dating trends and more.

Are you having unnecessary handticipation!? Maybe it's because you aren't dar-WAN-ing that you have handticipation! Or maybe it's that you actually need a "baecation"! If you don't know what any of this means, this episode is for you! The Jubal Show discusses new trendy dating terms! Listen to the latest episode of The Jubal Show On Demand below!


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