Browsing on dating apps can be fun, but the chat box can also be intimidating. How much is too much small talk? What’s a good way to make your intentions clear without being too direct? How long do you have to keep up the digital banter before you can just go on a damn date?
Even before the pandemic, much of a teenager’s social life played out online. Socialising with friends (and frenemies) didn’t stop when the final bell of the school day rang — it carried over to Snapchat, TikTok, or Instagram throughout the evening, so it’s not surprising that the reliance on social media only grew during the…