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With apps like Tinder and Snapchat it's barely necessary to talk to people these days.
Also we are judged by our appearance online now - and even that usually has some kind of filter over it.
In my 20s a first date would have involved going for a drink but now in my 30s I prefer no alcohol when I meet a man for the first time. It's not just dating which is online now, but people's entire social life.
Unless a relationship is perfect, it won't be happening." Anna Henry (23) is the current Miss Northern Ireland.
And I always wonder why they didn't 'hello' in the bar.
For some social media appears to have become a crutch which they use instead of getting out there and meeting people in real life. So to put time limitations on meeting your perfect match before you're 30 like Anna, is a bad idea.
Compared to London, Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow and Leeds, Belfast is the place to be for lively nightlife and an active dating scene. She says: I think Belfast is a terrible city to be single in.
It's also the easiest city to live in while single with costs of rent, drinks and cinema being taken into account too. Maybe it's because I live here but I find it harder and harder to meet people.