It did, however, take me a few minutes to get used to the fact that I was, for better or worse, dating online. Forever I’d boasted that I would never do online dating. On Tinder I could preserve my cooked-up desirability and masculinity while secretly praying that the smokin’ young blonde would like me back.I wasn’t that desperate, and losers met girls online. More often than not, this wasn’t the case, but in my first week on Tinder, I gained quite a few matches -- 20 or so.I expected the world from Tinder when I first started.

Car seats are almost unheard of – even if you bring your own, most taxis don’t even have seat belts to hold them in.

Roads and sidewalks are full of cracks, potholes, etc.

Carry tissue/toilet paper: You never know when you’ll need it.

I joined Tinder last month at the insistence of my friends.

Now I realize what I said was probably flirtatious, though I just mentioned it idiotically, and out of a lack of other conversation starters.

For about a day or two, “Sheila” and I messaged quite a bit, which should have been a sign, considering after the initial match phase I could barely get other women to message me back at all.

The union territory is governed by a lieutenant governor advised by a chief minister and a Council of Ministers; the jurisdiction of the Chennai High Court extends over it.

Pay attention and respect the culture when in India.

On Tinder, both men and women flip through Facebook pictures of the opposite or same sex, and gawk and gush before selecting a few pretty faces from the yearning masses.