The Struggles of Online Dating Sites When You’re Poly

The Struggles of Online Dating Sites When You’re Poly

It is all good until some body spots you on Bumble and assumes you are cheating on the partner.

Stephanie (left) and her partner Bert are in a poly relationship and came across on a app called Pure. Picture submitted

This informative article originally showed up on VICE Canada.

You might have wondered what it’s like for polyamorous people on dating apps if you’ve ever seen a couple “seeking a third” on Tinder. You saw were “unicorn hunters” (a controversial descriptor referring to couples looking for a woman to have sex with), there are lots of poly people in varying kinds of relationship arrangements seeking sex, love, both, or even just friendship online though it’s possible that couple.

While many web web sites, such as OkCupid, have features which have made poly individuals feel more content and welcomed, there’s a minumum of one major dating internet site that outright rejects hitched folks from signing up—Plenty of Fish—and advises they subscribe to the once-hacked extramarital event site Ashley Madison (actually WTF). Anyway, VICE reached off to numerous people whom practice some type of polyamory to inquire about them about their experiences with internet dating apps and web web sites like OkCupid, Tinder, and Twitter dating groups.

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