Im dating when im not suppose to
But I feel stupid for being so uncertain about this. I've become close to someone over the past 6 weeks while emailing about a project we're both involved with in different ways.
“If you’re the type of person who is going to make decisions on who to date based on where they went to school, it’s pretty easy to do that anyway, even if a dating app doesn’t immediately tell you where someone went to school it’s not hard to find out.
“Obviously it’s completely elitist and outdated and personally I wouldn’t go near it but different people have different priorities - there are loads of niche dating apps out there (including ones most would consider racist) so I don’t know why we should attack this one particularly.” A dating app purely for the privately educated is undoubtedly a controversial concept, but it remains to be seen whether there’s enough of a market for it to be successful.
I haven't been active on mn for a while, but I find myself with no-one IRL to ask. Also, like they might judge me for thinking about this so soon. We were together for 18 years, right from Uni, married for 15. (Both freelancers in creative fields who work on several projects at a time - this is the only one where our involvement overlaps.) This particular project is very personal to me, as it touches on loss and grief, and our e-conversations became quite deep and I felt like we clicked, and would perhaps become friends.
Toffee won’t be based simply on education alone - singletons will use “sliders” to mark how important, say, polo or rugby is in a partner.
While founding members will gain six months’ free access to the app, it will then require payment, unlike most popular dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble and Happn which are free. “It’s playing on the existing divide between private and state school pupils.