5 Major Dating Trends and 50 Common Tinder Preferences in 2022

If you’re single, Tinder will probably be a default app on your phone. Then of course you try to be original, but you’re not alone in that either. The dating app has listed the biggest dating trends and most popular 2022 preferences in the Netherlands for you.

Yes, you will be monitored while you scroll and create your profile. But rest assured, according to Tinder, all data is collected anonymously. It is up to you to judge if you feel your privacy has been breached.

Dating trends for 2022 according to Tinder

Either way, it’s fun to take a closer look at Tinder’s year in Swipe 2022. Kind of wrapped up Spotify, but between the data.

1. Single youth (15-18 years old) see the “situation” as a real relationship situation

More than just a relationship, but not exactly a traditional one. In 2022, “status” is defined as a casual, non-binding relationship in which that status is clearly defined. Tinder has seen a 49%1 increase in the number of members globally who have added this new relationship status to their profile. More than 1 in 10 young singles worldwide said they would prefer positions as a way to develop a relationship with less pressure 2.

2. It’s past dinner time

The activities we were most involved in during the pandemic seem to have stopped. Mentions of ‘Picknicken’ and ‘Museum’ in Dutch Tinder bios increased this year 2 which could mean that singles are meeting through more than just dinner and drinks these days. They choose less traditional, more realistic ways of getting to know each other. Other creative activities such as making pottery, karaoke and taking a cooking class are all featured in the top 10 activities for Tinder dates in the Netherlands.

3. Zodiac signs are remarkably popular on Tinder profiles

The zodiac signs Aries, Leo, and Pisces have been used heavily in profiles in the Netherlands. Globally, these were Leo, Scorpio and Cancer. Surprisingly, all of the zodiac signs were most likely to date the exact same zodiac sign.

4. Young Singles goes back to the ’90s

The fastest growing interests on Tinder worldwide were past trends like 90’s Kid, Anime, and Sneakers. Even everyone’s favorite old “new” song, “Running Up That Hill” by Kate Bush, is back and featured in Spotify’s top 10 worldwide mentions on Tinder 4 profiles.

5. Views on social issues can make or break a match

One dating trend giving natives courage: Three-quarters of singles worldwide were looking for a match with an interest in social issues. In fact, this year so many Tinder members added the Ukrainian flag to their profile to show support for Ukraine that at one point it was in the top 10 global emojis on the app. In addition, activism and polling interests have increased in the Netherlands this year.

Top 10 activities during a date in 2022

In addition to dating trends, Tinder also tracks what people do the most during their dating once they match.

  1. have a drink
  2. Museums
  3. a picnic
  4. to the cinema
  5. Comedy show
  6. karaoke
  7. pride
  8. Passage
  9. Cooking course
  10. Concert / Festival

Top 10 sexiest interests in 2022

The sexiest interests in Tinder profiles are also revealed in the Netherlands. Use it to your advantage.

  1. Music
  2. for travel
  3. sports
  4. Netflix
  5. have a drink
  6. Fitness
  7. for cooking
  8. wine
  9. Cinema
  10. festivals

Top 10 catchy series

You can also register in the Netherlands with a thread from your Tinder profile. However, watching Netflix together is not among the dating trends for 2022.

  1. the desk
  2. Weird things
  3. How can I meet your mother
  4. RuPaul’s Drag Race
  5. trance
  6. heart stopper
  7. Poor disguise
  8. Dragon house
  9. Too bad
  10. Love Island

The 10 most attractive sports in the Netherlands

The same goes for sports. many matches? You likely have one of these sports on your Tinder profile.

  1. to dance
  2. football
  3. Basketball
  4. escape from
  5. swimming
  6. Football
  7. Yoga
  8. skiing
  9. BodyBuilding
  10. Hiking

Most mentioned Spotify songs

No one is as sensitive to music as people who are in love or people who are experiencing heartbreak. This was the most popular Spotify song in the Netherlands on Tinder.

  1. Glass animals – heat waves
  2. Harry Styles – as it was
  3. J. Cole – No Role Modelz
  4. First class Jack Harlow
  5. Encanto Cast – We’re not talking about Bruno
  6. Gunna, Future, Young Thug – Pushin P (feat. Young Thug)
  7. Steve Lacy – Bad Habit
  8. Frank Ocean – Lost
  9. Drake – Jamie Cox (feat. 21 Savage)
  10. Mac Miller – Spins

Well, take advantage of these dating trends and swipe away! This trick will prevent you from dating a criminal on Tinder.

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