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What is digital nomad dating like?


by @suzannerose | 3yr  | 9 comments

Hi everyone,

I am planning to start living a semi-nomadic lifestyle from the beginning of next year, probably spending around half my time on the road and half my time at home (but keeping an open mind).

I was just wondering what dating is like as a digital nomad? This is important to me. I am looking for a committed relationship, somebody to have adventures with. Monogamy is a must, but no rush for marriage, children etc.

In your experience, is this something lots of nomads are doing/ looking for? Or is it just a lot of casual sex and โ€œlocationshipsโ€?

Looking forward to hearing all about your experiences! Thank you everyone :slight_smile:

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@alex_vt | 3yr

The lighter forms of internet finding a partner (e.g. Tinder) have worked well for me. Iโ€™m open on my profile about how I am only here for 6 months so people know ahead of time when the end will come. Iโ€™ve had several โ€œlocationshipsโ€ and so far itโ€™d worked like a normal lover relationship, but with a known end date. Maybe if youโ€™re fortunate you will meet someone who has the traveling spark in them and will uproot to have a lifestyle like yours, or you can meet someone whoโ€™s worth rooting yourself for. Either way there is a lot of flexibility (as long as thereโ€™s open communication) which is really nice!

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@ifdattic | 3yr

Canโ€™t see anything wrong with locationships, if you like spending time together then why not do it, even if you know itโ€™s for a limited time only. In the end if you will find โ€œthe oneโ€ then it wonโ€™t be a problem because both of you will figure out a way to be together. Just my opinion.

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@jnomad30 | 3yr

Hi Suzanne -
Iโ€™d say I share much of your same preferences. I recently started my nomad journey without an intention to be dating as I didnt think Iโ€™d find someone who shared my same preferences and values. However, i happened to have met someone Iโ€™m really enjoying. I though it would be a โ€œlocationshipโ€ as he lacked certain qualities i would look for in a long term partner but we are taking everything one day at a time for now. So to be continued I supposeโ€ฆ

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@mikeolteanu | 3yr

Speaking in generalities, weโ€™ve already left our family and friends behind to travel, weโ€™re the unattached type. This probably means that weโ€™re less likely to let relationships bind us to a specific location.

But in the end, the question is on the wrong track. You probably wonโ€™t be dating other nomads. Your choices are typically dating a local, dating a vacationer, or dating an expat who has settled in. Nomadโ€™s will probably be in the minority of your options. So it is up to you to decide how it plays out.

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@pri143u | 3yr

Well from my expirience and what I know of a lot of full time nomads, monogamy is a mustโ€ฆnot. Especially if they arenโ€™t in a place for too long. I think it just depends from person to person and how much time you have to give to dating. I know from personal experience that long distance relationships can be very trying and even more so when thereโ€™s a time difference or limited connection due to traveling.

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@suzannerose | 3yr

Thanks for your reply :slight_smile:
Good information to know!

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Interesting thread. Can you expand a bit on the definition of โ€œlocationshipsโ€?

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@suzannerose | 3yr

Thanks for your reply :slight_smile:
Iโ€™m sure there are various definitions, but to me a locationship is when youโ€™re in an exclusive relationship with somebody while youโ€™re in a specific place that you wonโ€™t be in for long e.g. working on contract abroad, or on an extended holiday. It would look and feel much like a โ€œconventionalโ€ relationship but as soon as one or both of you leave itโ€™s over.
e.g. Youโ€™re going to be living in London for 6 months. You meet somebody you really like the first week youโ€™re there, so you see them and only them for the 6 months. Then you leave London and the relationship ends there.

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@pri143u | 3yr

Iโ€™ve never heard this term or definition, but I love the explanation!

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I never liked the idea of staying in one place, getting a job and growing roots - hence the will to take the opportunity and travel the world. My main question is โ€“ how do I go about it? Are there any useful resources I could look into?

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by @programmingmark | 1yr 1 year ago | 2 comments

Hello digital nomad!

I dream of being an independent digital nomad. But it feels very elusive & unattainable with my success rate. In full disclosure, whilst I have dreamed about making money online since high school; I have not earned a single cent making money online. $0, nada, zilch!! On the contrary, I have spent a lot of time & money on books, podcasts. Even though I have spent a lot of time reading/listening to others, I do not have anything to show for it!

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by @noam_lightstone | 1yr 1 year ago | 16 comments

Hey guys, this was my first year as a Canadian nomad.

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by @rose_davis | 1yr 1 year ago | 7 comments

Hi!

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