In this provocative article, Vanity Fair’s Nancy Jo Sales takes us through the (vaguely) depressing reality of today’s swipe-based hookup apps. Finding sex online has become as easy as ordering food and the ensuing hookup culture, privileging whoever cares less, is having a negative impact on heterosexual women. Modern women contend with a corrosive sexual double standard, where women end up less and less respected; some young men interviewed believe women and men are equal participants in this culture of disrespect. So where does this leave us? In a world with less intimacy and less authenticity, probably. And maybe at the dawn of the dating apocalypse.
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