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Vicarious Tindering can also function the way the dinner-party setups used to.“They want to save you, the married friends,” said Karen Luh, who is a lawyer in Los Angeles. “I was having dinner with a friend and talking about losers I was dating.

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“It's America, so people are always worried about getting old and out of touch and obsolete,” said Emily Witt, who profiled Tinder in GQ earlier this year and whose forthcoming book, Future Sex, is on women and sexuality.I am all too happy to hand over my phone — after about five minutes of swiping through the possibilities, I find myself feeling both snow-blind and depressed — to friends in relationships who can live their vicarious Tinder fantasies through me.For them, it’s a playground, consequence-free — one in which they can browse through available men, taking screenshots of guys who pose with giant Avicii tattoos on their forearms, and comment on receding hairlines or the sociological implications of sneaker choices.“A gay friend in a relationship loves to do it for me, but he's looking for completely different things — he gives a pass to guys with conspicuous tattoos.On the other hand, there are the married friends who have a more academic or maternal approach.“I will swipe for friends at bars or at somebody’s house hanging out.

Basically wherever there’s wine involved,” she said.

She said, ‘You should use this thing Tinder.’ She had seen it at a baby shower.

She presented it like she wished she could use it, too.” The problem, Karen said, is when her friends have a different set of standards than her.

It is the digital equivalent of the time-honored tradition in which the coupled-up play yenta for their single pals, whether asked to or not.

Drew Zandonella-Stannard, 30, dabbled in online dating after college, back when it was less of a phenomenon than it is now.

She ended up meeting her fiancé three years ago through her job in marketing at a chocolate company in Seattle.