Coronavirus is scaring the shit out of all of us, but that doesn’t mean you should stop living your life. You’re young and attractive; you can’t let your prime dating years pass you by. Even though dating apps like Tinder have warned users to be careful of contagion, we simply can’t endorse forcing yourself into a celibate lifestyle because of COVID-19. You have needs, after all. That said, don’t throw too much caution to the wind. There are some ways to keep yourself safe while still getting your socializing on. Use this Mandatory Guide to Dating in the Age of Coronavirus to keep your mojo flowing without putting your wellbeing at risk.
Erica Rivera is the Editorial Development Manager at Evolve Media, where she curates content for ComingSoon, DogTime, Mandatory, and Momtastic. Her freelance writing has appeared in New York magazine, USA Today, the Star Tribune, City Pages, and many other publications and anthologies. She has interviewed hundreds of artists, authors, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and changemakers over the course of her career. She is also the author of Insatiable (Penguin Group, 2009) and Come Again (Thought Catalog Books, 2015). For more, visit: www.ericarivera.net.