New Research Suggests Tinder Use Is To Blame For Daters' Lack Of Self Confidence IRL

Swiping left or right might be knocking your self-confidence for a loop. New research from the American Psychological Association suggests people who use dating apps tend to have lower body satisfaction and self-esteem than those who hit the dating scene IRL.

A survey of 1,317 undergrads showed that the co-eds who regularly checked Tinder for a match were more dissatisfied with their bodies and more likely to "objectify" themselves in their photos than those who did not use the app.

What's even more surprising, though, is that male Tinder-ers reported the lowest levels of self-esteem. So, next time you blow off that match, maybe refrain from adding a harsh blow to end things for good...