Hence the term “Lip Slut.”Don’t bother to check Webster’s, as it isn’t in there—yet.So allow me to define it here: Lip Slut English, USANoun Definition: Someone who just wants to make out and nothing else.
Although, admittedly, my dates haven’t always mirrored my enthusiasm. At least we have our dignity, if nothing else, locked in.
I’ve gotten so good at Lip Slut-hood (or is it Lip Slut-dom?
She signed up for JDate, an online dating site for Jewish singles.
“All kinds of people are doing it,” says Caploe, 54, a publisher who lives in New York City.
D., a junior fellow in economics at Harvard University.
In other words, there’s no incentive for them to make the experience speedy.
Online dating is different from shopping for, say, a sweater, he explains: “Once you decide on the sweater you want, you can get it.
But with dating, the sweater has to agree, too.”Another reason for the low satisfaction scores may be that “most dating sites have some misalignment between profit model and user experience because they are financed through subscription fees or advertising,” says Scott Kominers, Ph.
There’s a whole range of difficult human emotions to contend with: insecurity, disappointment, rejection, maybe heartache. “Sometimes there is nothing that clicks whatsoever,” says Julien Nguyen, a 30-year-old software designer from Austin, Texas, who has used Bumble and Tinder.
“Sometimes whatever chemistry we had just fizzles out.”Perhaps being in the market for a mate can’t be compared with using other services. D., a professor at the Harvard Business School who studies consumer behavior, thinks so.
But the responses from the more active group suggest they’re highly frustrated.