“The Situation is difficult,” says Charlotte Martin. The 25-year-old chosen girl from Basel, Switzerland is approximately a fifth of all women in Switzerland between 25 and 34 years, single. A Spring Flirt? Fail display.

“most of the time I get to know new people in the output or in the case of private occasions. That’s all not possible,” says Martin. At Basel the Rhine Board, where otherwise when the weather is nice, Thousands of people, suns, there is these days, just Empty. “Is addressed here by anyone.”

difficulties arise with the other gender in the contact, has, at the Moment, Roger Casadei. “The girls are more cautious and take the same distance when you talk to them.” The conversation was-icebreaker-lighter. “You can ask, how it is faring in this time.”

For Single Joshua Hofer, however, is clear: On the road a lot can’t. “The data and get to know now runs more of the Internet.”

Tinder to raise prices

That on Dating networks at the Moment, more people walk, is also confirmed by Tinder. On the American Dating App far more than 50 million people cavort around the world.

How many came through the Corona-crisis not reveals Tinder. But the fact is: Dating Apps are booming. The conversations are on the Portal, according to Tinder since the Lockdown the world had increased by 20 percent.

also, the prices have Risen. For a Premium membership paid in Switzerland a few weeks ago, 15 Swiss francs. Today, there are 32 Swiss francs. Tinder has not commented on these Figures and refers to dynamic pricing structures.

“I would not data,”

From a Meeting with a potential Partner Tinder discourages its users but at the moment. And also the Singles in Basel are reluctant when it comes to a physical Meet. “I would now data is not the Whole move, until the crisis is over,” says the girl from Basel, Switzerland Yvonne Marki. Her friend Melanie hangers agrees: “It’s not great, but you have to settle for now just so.”

For many Singles, it is at the Moment: forced celibacy. But that is only one aspect in the current crisis in the Singles, says psychologist and counselor Rebekah Kuhn: “The involuntary nature is extremely painful. Singles can also get otherwise, not just with someone. The freedoms that you enjoy otherwise, are gone.”

One is often alone, which brought with it the danger of loneliness. “Singles are suffering at the Moment, as a result, a risk of mental illness.” In solitude, you should not despair, however, and report. For example, in the case of the cantonal consulting office for some advice and Mediation, in Kuhn works and where specifically on individuals will be discussed.


The Coronavirus currently holds the world in suspense. Many countries are taking measures such as Closing schools or limiting public events, to prevent the spread. In Switzerland, too, the grass, the Virus magnetized. All of the current information and Figures around the topic there is in the Coronavirus-Ticker.