Your Post-Pandemic Dating Questions:, Answered.
According to OkCupid, users who are planning on or have gotten their vaccine are receiving 15 percent more likes and 14 percent more matches.
Vaccination status aside, there are still a number of pressing post-pandemic dating questions that many have.
Here are the four top questions, answered by medical practitioners.
Is it safe to start dating again?
, The level of “safety” depends on a number of individual factors such as underlying conditions, age and the prevalence of COVID-19 in their locale.
All in all, if you’re a vaccinated, healthy young person the risks associated with dating are “vanishingly low.” .
How do you ask someone if they’re vaccinated?
, Casually slip it into the conversation by sharing your status and asking about theirs.
It’s best to figure it out as early in the dating process as possible; just remember to be direct and kind.
Is it safe to kiss someone?
, If you’re both vaccinated, the risks of contracting COVID-19 are pretty low.
Is it safe to go to a crowded spot for a date?
, If you’re both vaccinated, healthy and your neighborhood is experiencing high vaccination rates, then your risk of COVID-19 is low.
If you have doubts, it’s easy to check businesses beforehand to see what precautions they’re taking and what you can do to make your date as safe (and fun) as possible