12 Women Reveal The One Thing They Truly Hate About Modern Dating 

 Sophia Sinclair
Sophia Sinclair

1. “I can’t stand the idea of ghosting, it is the worst thing you can do to someone — someone you supposedly liked. Confronting is not that bad you know, we don’t bite.” — Diana, 26

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2. “I don’t like being called ‘thirsty’ or ‘needy’ if I make the first move or even all the moves. It’s 2016 and if men and women are equal in everything else, why is dating so different?! Women should make moves whenever they feel like it.”  — Mai, 25

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3. “Tinder, Bumble or whatever you’re using makes it so easy to move on and not give someone a fair chance, I’m guilty of that too, if the first date wasn’t that great, I always tell myself I’ll find better options, it sucks, but this is the world we live in now.” — Rebecca, 24

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4. “I have a different kind of problem, I’m actually in a relationship but it’s nearly impossible to go on a double date with one of my besties, they’re all either single or in one of those undefined relationships. I think the worst part is how long a girl can talk to someone and not know if they’re together or even ask him to meet her best friends.” — Silvia, 27

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5. “I hate how social media has now replaced actual dates, like facetiming or snapchatting is not enough to build a connection and a lot of guys take the easy way out instead of asking the girl on a real date.” — Kim, 28

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6. “I was once talking a guy who then suddenly stopped talking to me, it turns out he got back to his ex. I know this happens a lot but I feel like people shouldn’t use other people as bridges or call someone the ‘in-between’ girl. I’ve seen that happen a lot and I honestly think it’s just disrespectful.” —Linda, 26

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7. “I’ll probably be the black sheep here but I actually enjoy modern dating, I like having options and taking things slow and seeing what else is out there before deciding to commit to someone. I haven’t met the one yet so it’s nice to hang out with different guys and have a good time with no expectations.” — Nancy, 25

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8. “I hate the games, one day he likes me, the next day he doesn’t, one day he’s sweet, the next day he’s a jerk.  I hate how unpredictable it’s becoming to know if a guy likes you for sure and it’s not as simple as ‘he’s just not that into you.’” — Tina, 29

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9. “The thought and effort that goes into typing a message or a reply because you’re trying so hard not to push the guy away. When did it become so hard to even talk to a guy without a bunch of people telling what to say so you don’t scare him off? It’s just exhausting.” — Yoori, 28

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10. “I’m scared of getting rejected, I feel men now have so many options and every time I like a guy, I find out that he knows a lot of attractive women and I feel like he definitely likes them more. I don’t know, I don’t have the courage to express my feelings so I don’t get rejected but that always leaves me stuck in the dreaded friend zone.” — Emily, 24

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11. “When guys keep using the ‘I’m not ready’ excuse, if you’re not ready then why were you hanging out with me and flirting with me for the past 4 months? I never asked him to marry me, all I asked was where do you see this going and suddenly he’s not ready. I’m just done with this line.” — Nora, 29

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12. “My dating life can be summed up in one sentence ‘he likes me but I don’t, I like him but he doesn’t.’ I wonder if I just act differently in front of the guys I like or if it’s just some sort of spell or curse attached to me. It’ just never mutual.” — Molly, 25. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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