/// Dating Apps for the Already Attached

May 27, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Online dating services are expert at setting up people who never knew each other before, and some 40 million Americans use them. Lately, a lot of attention has been focused on location-based mobile apps that help people find others to date — sometimes fleetingly — right in their neighborhood or local bar. But what about dating ideas for couples who are already attached and need to shake up their routines? Naturally, there are apps for that. Some, like HowAboutWe for Couples and BeCouply, are specifically for people in relationships. Others, like Vimbly or Sosh, aren’t targeted solely at couples, but they are good for finding stuff to do around you. They can be accessed for free, either through the Web or your smartphone, and they lure you in by promising a better, more exciting dating life. So, instead of watching “Breaking Bad” on Netflix again, like some people I know, you could go horseback riding, wine tasting or dancing, all in the same fabulous day, all arranged by a bot. [ See post to watch video ] How did my parents ever survive 40 years of marriage without apps? I have no idea. Last week, I booked a handful of dates for me and my significant other using these apps, primarily HowAboutWe and Vimbly. We had a brunch date, took a jazz cruise around Manhattan, saw some art and went to the movies. We did all this in six days, like some sort of romantic boot camp

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