How to Meet Men on  Grindr

Grindr is a mobile smartphone app for gay guys that lets you find other bi and gay guys nearby, interact with them and meet them. Grindr is gay dating made easy. Mostly it is a way of meeting up for sex but other kinds of relationships have been known to evolve from Grindr too.

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Meanwhile, here are our 6 tips to get the most out of Grindr....



6 Tips to Get the Most out of Grindr Gay Dating.

1. Keep your expectations in check.

If you think you are going to meet and settle down with the boyfriend or husband of your dreams on Grindr, or use it to make some close friends, you are in for some disappointment. Most guys are on the dating app for sex and not much else. While Grindr hook-ups sometimes result in ongoing same sex relationships, it is probably not the first place to go to find true love. Expect to have some fun but be realistic about what you can achieve with it. 

2. Be straightforward.

One of the biggest complaints guys make of other Grindr users is that they are 'time-wasters'. You don't need to cater to anyone else's expectations, but you will usually get better responses if you are honest and upfront about why you are online and what you want. Avoid playing games with other users. If you don't have pics yourself, don't ask for them.

3. Put a limit on your usage.

Grindr has a way of taking over your life. Too much of anything reduces the fun. Some guys even report that Grindr dating can be addictive. It can also be boring for other people if Grindr becomes your focus during social occasions. To prevent yourself wasting too much time, make some rules for yourself about when and where you will use Grindr.  Let it serve you, not the other way around.

4. Take care of your health.

In big gay cities like London, Sydney, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and New York (just to name a few!) it's probably easier than ever to hook up and have the kind of sex you want now that Grindr, Scruff and similar smartphone apps are available.  Some guys on Grindr find multiple hook-ups every day, so the chances of contracting a sexually transmitted infection are increased, particularly when they are not testing for STIs between partners. Having safer sex and using condoms will offer you more protection. Think beyond the sex and take sexual safety precautions.

5. Think about your personal safety.

Likewise, there is always a danger when meeting strangers, to encounter someone who has bad intent for you. Consider the risks and, if you are hooking-up with someone new in a strange place, let a friend know first. It can also be good practice to let the other guy know that you have told a friend about the hook-up. If the other guy tries to pressure you into doing something you don't want to do, practice assertiveness and say NO. There is a 'block' feature on Grindr for that purpose. Everyone deserves to feel safe when they are having fun. It is also worth considering the kinds of images you load on Grindr and where they might end up. The Internet is, after all, a public place!

6. Play nice.

What you ask for and how you present yourself can have an effect on others. Making negative comments about appearance or ethnic background is not only unnecessary, it can be offensive. Show respect for others and you are more likely to get the same in return. You never know if you might run into another Grindr user in a social setting or at work, so it is worth playing nice when dating.

If you find yourself struggling with using Grindr too much or setting boundaries for what you do with other men, you can contact a counsellor to get help.



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