Editorial: On Grindr & Mental Warfare

An interesting take on how bad Grindr can be for one’s mental health.

Grindr can be bad for mental health argues Hesham Mashhour Credits Grindr Hesham Mashhour goes through why they took themself off Grindr in this week’s editorial. Credits Grindr

This week I made a life changing decision, I decided to delete Grindr off my phone for good. I won’t lie and pretend it was easy. It was a tough decision to make. Grindr, for the last one and a half years had given me some of the very best sex I’ve ever had and also introduced me to some wonderful people I wouldn’t have had the chance to meet otherwise. It’s a great platform if you’re looking to meet, chat and make friends. One Varsity columnist recently claimed Grindr dehumanises sex – well, he’s wrong about that. I’ve had both meaningful and meaningless sex through Grindr, pretty much like anyone hooking up at a club or even after a few dates; the traditional way.

I deleted Grindr because it was proving itself bad for my…

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