Rico, a 32-year-old gay guy, had this to say about his experience: Just after a friend introduced me to Grindr, by the end of the first week, without giving it much thought, I'd had three previously unknown sex partners over to my place. If you are in a primary relationship and looking to cheat -- apps likely are your fastest route to sex and potential relationship problems.In a heartbeat Grindr became my #1 distraction from stress, tedium, and loneliness, but it also quickly replaced dating and most of my social life. But do remember to 'play safe', especially if you're planning to keep this secret from a spouse.“He had to go through at least 20 names before he found someone who wasn’t taken or gay. They always have that ex or that former relationship in the background, whether it’s ‘Occupied’... But then I realised he would never invite me to his openings.It was his plumber.” The few eligible men get snapped up with alarming speed. “I was at a party – mostly girls and couples; the few single guys there were total nerds. or artists As for the men who aren’t tied down with current or former romances? “The problem is there are too many people in this city who are just too busy with their own lives – and good luck with getting included in that,” says Silvia, an attractive, gregarious brunette from Argentina. There was his art – he was very ambitious – and his circle of friends. When I asked him about it he answered he needed ‘his space’.Focus on available, straight men in that age group, and the pool of prospects shrinks dramatically. ” Anna, a 35-year-old freelance illustrator from Spain, can’t count her experiences with ‘taken’ guys. “She’s out of the picture, they haven’t talked in years, but her stuff is still in his flat.“I asked a friend of mine if he had any friends in Berlin he could set me up with, so he scrolled through his phone contacts,” remembers Sarah, an American musician in her late twenties. “I had this one guy who still lived with his wife although they were separated – for the kids, he said. That’s the thing with guys here, especially Germans.More accurately, these more accurately named, "sex-finder" apps are designed to help you geo-locate an immediately available, readily accessible romantic or sexual partner much in the same way that Yelp or Citysearch will direct you to a nearby four star sushi bar or Italian deli with a good smartphone and the flick of your index finger. Once downloaded and opened, sex finder apps bring up an instant photo grid of potentially available sex partners, presorted by location, gender, age and/or sexual preference -- all on your smartphone screen.In crowded urban areas these apps often locate multiple people within a mere few hundred feet!
” “I made up my mind,” she adds, only half-jokingly.In less than five minutes, there he was, arms crossed, big smile on his face, right in front of me.It turns out he's a really sweet, straight, single, professional ballet dancer. And the great part for both of us is he isn't looking for a relationship, and neither am I, at least not for the foreseeable future.Position-Shift allows people to shift their public geolocation to protect their privacy and security while on a smart-phone or social network.It enables mobile users to choose who knows where they are and when, giving them full control of their desired privacy.