Today, Hinge launches its "Power Couples" list, a roster of 25 partners who met on Hinge, built long-term , and aren't afraid to call them that.(Hinge says the pairs were selected based on two criteria: When they were single their Hinge profiles received lots of likes, and they're all successful young professionals positively impacting their industries.)"I think the conversation and media around dating apps is not always the most positive," says Abramowitz.
"But they're very focused on the time you spend the app and on amazing dates that lead to lasting relationships."Hinge really sets itself apart in celebrating these enduring attachments as opposed to the quasi-successful hook-ups associated with its pervier peers.
After another day or two of planning and working with the hotel, I arranged for them to bring us up on stage during the show and turn a microphone over to me!
We have been inseparable ever since that Hinge date and are now happily married.
In our time together he has never again left his credit card at bar. Lizzie’s Education: Brown University, Columbia University Lizzie’s Occupation: Manager of Instruction, General Assembly Chris’ Education: Vanderbilt University, Georgetown Law Chris’ Occupation: Senior Counsel, Blue Apron Relationship Stage: We’re Engaged!
Major “relationship” milestones and rewards include: For seven days, Hinge couples can redeem the gift associated with their milestone on IRL, Hinge’s Online Magazine, by verifying they met on Hinge, and sharing their story in an Instagram post tagging @Hinge and the corresponding partner.
Though each gift is available in limited quantity, partners will provide discounts for their products ranging from 10 - 50 percent should things sell out.
After about three hours of talking, laughing, and cocktails we realized how late it was and decided to call it a night.
Chris was a gentleman and walked me to cab, only forgetting to pay our check at the bar.The idea for the “Milestone Market," the first ever digital dating pop-up store "designed to celebrate and reward major relationship milestones – from the very first sleepover to engagements, weddings and babies" was an attempt at extending the Hinge community, says Abramowitz.In the name of love, eleven brands—including Casper, Rent the Runway, Minibar and Barkbox—are offering couples who met via Hinge ."The common thread was that each date was quirky, fun, and unique in some way.These people put in that little extra effort in order to have success in their dating lives."So single or otherwise, if dating has started to feel more like a task than a treat, we hope you find some inspiration in their stories."We're curating a community of people who want more than mindless games," the app says in a press release.