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Last year, I met a girl named Jessica on Ok Cupid and we agreed to meet up and go on an adventure date throughout Seattle.

The next week, I hosted a board game night and invited her so she could meet some of my friends.

Over the course of our time together, we talked about plenty of our romantic and sexual preferences, but neither of us pressed for anything physical.

New dating apps like Tinder, Hinge, and Coffee Meets Bagel make us log in with Facebook, and they display the mutual friends we share with users on the app, which generates feelings of credibility and trust.

The worlds of dating and social networking are on a path toward convergence, and friendship is the driving force.

Using dating sites to find love is inefficient and prone to failure.

We typically set the stakes too high, and centuries worth of societal tropes and expectations can cripple the authenticity of our interactions.

Complaining about being “friendzoned” is incredibly harmful to our relationships and can cripple our capacity for both healthy friendships and healthy relationships.

The friendship-first approach is not an isolated theory. Our existing friends have always been our best source of referrals.

Using these insights, we both began introducing each other to awesome people within our respective friend groups, and have been doing so for years.

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