)We've all been that person who's standing in the corner of the bar on a Friday night fiendishly swiping left and right β€” whether it's because we're bored, drunk, or lonely is irrelevant.Even if you're surrounded by people, thanks to dating apps, there's now the undeniable feeling that you could be missing out on someone better who's only a few subway stops away.

One more awesome thing: If you "pass" on a person, it will ask you why β€” presumably to make your future matches better suited to you β€” and then offers you another "free" bagel for the day (sometimes more than one if you continue to hit "pass").

Hinge uses your real-life network (and by "real life" I mean Facebook) to find potential matches that aren't necessarily sketchy strangers.

I can tell it’s an amazing city just by the stories I hear.

As a single myself, I can also tell by their stories that Chicago can be an amazing place to find a date or find love.

If I'm feeling particularly salty about the IRL pool of suitors, I'm comforted by the fact that I could swipe through Tinder until my fingers bleed and still not run out of potential friends/lovers/boyfs.

(If you live in a less populated city, this may not hold true, but it still beats hanging out at the same dive bar hoping a sexy stranger will sweep you off your feet, right?It hooks you up with friends of friends, so the people you're chatting with can be vouched for by people you trust.Like Tinder, your profile is built around your Facebook photos and interests, and then you can chat with someone once you've both "liked" each other, but the similarities end there.The magnetic pull of dating app addiction seems to have sucked unsuspecting Millennials in faster than you can say "let's hook up." When you live in a huge metropolitan area like LA, Chicago, or NYC, it might seem that, despite being surrounded by people, it's impossible to actually meet someone that you could see yourself dating.Enter: the vast array of online dating options, including Tinder, which might be one of the best dating apps and is definitely the most popular.By turning on your location services, the app shows you people you've "crossed paths with," within one city-block.