A new study conducted by anti-superficial relationship app S’More uncovered how online daters plan to approach dating after the pandemic.
The results showed that 62% of people would not sleep with an unvaccinated person and 41% would not date someone at all if they didn’t have a COVID-19 vaccine.
Additionally, 30% of men and 34% of women are willing to date people outside their city if they are compatible. This comes as singles have spent the past 18 months dating virtually and now no longer see distance as an issue.
As for profiles, 41% of singles plan to be more honest about who they are in their bios, as they look to be more serious with their dating activity. 43% of respondents say they are looking for a long term relationship, compared to 26% who just want something casual.
Singletons have been able to reflect on their use of dating apps during the pandemic. 72% of them feel dating apps put too much emphasis on looks.
This falls into S’More’s anti-superficial way of dating, helping singles try to forge deeper connections rather than ones based simply on a photo.
Furthermore, when asked what are the most important qualities when looking for a match, most singles name emotional compatibility ahead of physical attraction in determining the perfect match.