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Rejection hurts, and not just metaphorically. For one, prospective daters were wary of proceeding sight unseen. First, people are swiping their way through profiles and deciding which to dismiss immediately or browse more closely. But that changed with age. Other differences between the sexes emerged.

Basically, our brains can't tell the difference between a broken heart and a broken bone. Although the survey wasn't scientific, the results were revealing. The study found that men and women who use the app appear to have lower self-esteem than those who don't.

Not long ago, dating produced no data at all. Being turned down stimulates the same part of the brain that processes physical pain, according to a study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. But the biggest deal breaker of all turned out to be age, at least for women. With smartphones, we can now carry millions of potential love interests in our pockets.

Researchers surveyed university students about their mental health, cell phone and internet use, and motivations for using electronic devices. You swipe right and never have it reciprocated.

Rejection hurts and not just