21st century online dating
Sonoma County may not be the ideal paradise for singles, but when it comes to dating, Latinos have explored different ways to find their match.
“I usually meet people in the dance floor, it just seems like a natural environment,” said Sergio.
“You’re having a good time, they’re having a good time, and then you ask them to dance.
“My stigma regarding online dating is that it’s for people who are too busy with their career or for someone who just got out of a long term relationship wanting to ease back into the dating world.” Mario, a 24 year-old financial advisor, has tried several online dating applications such as Tinder and Coffee Meets Bagel which he began using in college as a way to meet people in his area.
As a Latino, coincidentally most of his matches have been Latina women, may be due to a person feeling more comfortable in pursuing individuals of their same cultural background, he considered.