Tinder is secretly an evil way to make you feel bad about yourself, and now there's a study to prove it.
Researchers at the University of North Texas asked a select group of male and female Tinder users a series of questions. The results from one of these questions basically confirms what everybody already knows: Tinder is toxic.
Tinder users reported having lower levels of satisfaction with their faces and bodies, experiencing higher levels of shame about their bodies, being more focused on their bodies as sexual objects, internalizing more strongly societal appearance ideals, making more frequent comparisons of their physical appearance to others, and having lower levels of self-worth than the men and women who eschewed Tinder.
So the next time you "match" with someone and they don't respond, don't worry, it's not you, they're probably just standing in front of the mirror asking themselves: