They can represent themselves in any way they want.
However, you do have the ability to check them out.
Photograph: Sean Moore ; a coquettish nymph so annoyingly endearing that a man travels to her house in the bleak of winter with a ghettoblaster and cue cards reading “to me you are perfect and my wasted heart will love you until you look like this” (a corpse).
Dating has become like the supermarket self-service checkout and I’m the solo shopper forever pressing the call for assistance button waiting for the right, or indeed, any staff member to appear. Albeit, a supremely jaded 34-year-old serial monogamist who has been on many, many dates.
Because so many people have at least tried it, it now isn’t cool to put people down for doing it.
In fact, many younger individuals use dating mobile apps on a daily basis.
I’ve boldly approached the other sex, only for them to assume I’m peddling a productless promotion or worse still, unhinged.
Just last year, Ipsos MRBI found that approximately 200,000 Irish people use Tinder.