The Five Stages of Dating on Bumble While Over 40

Adeline Dimond
The Startup
5 min readNov 9, 2019

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The Kübler-Ross Theory of Online Dating and Aging Out

Denial and Isolation

The first reaction to realizing that you’re never going to meet someone “in real life” is to deny the reality of the situation. This isn’t happening. I am successful and hot and can cook and yet somehow I am downloading an app that allows thousands of strangers to

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Adeline Dimond
The Startup

Federal attorney, writing thought crimes on Medium. To connect: Adeline.Dimond@gmail.com