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It’s horrible.’ She had what she thought were really nice Whatsapp conversations with Tinder matches only to discover that the guys were duds in person.
‘It can be immediate: dude, no, this isn’t going anywhere’, she shrugs.
‘Between my culture and my religion, dating is just too much of a hassle – there is so much explanation that has to happen first.’ Other students find themselves outside the student dating culture for other reasons.
But Indonesian Ph D student Tyas Dyah says she doesn’t avoid Tinder because she is some kind of hopeless romantic or dating purist.
She says it’s just too hard to date in Groningen as a Muslim woman.
Valeska signed up for Tinder as an experiment for a journalism project.
‘Ugh, I hated it’, she groans, ‘you just meet strangers.
”‘ Third-year Indian student Kshitij Mor – ‘pronounced like “quidditch” but with a “sh“‘ – agrees: it seems like Tinder and Grindr are the only sure way for him to meet someone who will return his interest.