Dating apps are a big hit in Kenya. Mostly because of anonymity, People can do what they want, and no one will be the wiser. It is also rallying easy to meet new people online. Plus, if someone is on Tinder, you both know what they are looking for, you are both there after all.
But suffice both of you being on the dating site people get their signals crossed. Am here to help you out, here are what people write on Tinder vs. what they really mean.
Kenyan Girls Tinder profiles
What she says: I like to travel
Translation: I am looking for someone to take me traveling/ I am looking for a sponsor to pay for my trips/ I am broke and I want to travel even though I have never been as far as Nakuru.
What she says: I like tall guys
Translation– I am insecure about my body. I am also tall and don’t date shorter guys.
What she says: I am looking for someone to stone with
Translation– I live with my parents, and I am trying to rebel and am looking for my partner in crime to motivate my rebellion am probably 19 years old.
What she does: Too many selfies
Translation-Am self-absorbed and probably have an annoying personality, I make up for it by taking 100 selfies on a date while the guy just looks at me.
What she does: Just one picture
Translation-That is not me in that picture/I am shy/ I want you to get to know the real me and not just be superficial about it.
What she says: I like hiking and rock climbing
Translation– Am looking for a white guy
What she says: Am looking for a white man, am tired of Kenyan men’s drama
Translation– am looking for an old white guy who will pay for my needs and not ask questions.
No Jokers Please
Translation- am looking for a sugar daddy / am looking for someone who will pay for my needs/ pay for sex.
Kenyan guys Tinder Profiles
Has a long checklist, e.g., don’t be fat
Translation– thinks he is better than everyone/insecure
What he says: His Dick size
What he says: Humors profile
Translation-fan and loving/ he just in tinder to have fun
What he says: States out his intention
Translation: won’t waste your time
What he does: Group pics with women
Translation– I love seeking women’s approval
What he does: Group pics with guys
Translation– I love seeking my friends’ approval
What he does: I go to the gym a lot
Translation– Am jobless
What he says: Am just looking for a hookup
Translation– Am just looking for a hookup.