Dating in today society
Especially with digital dating, we are bombarded with options.We can “swipe left,” scroll through profile after profile, send a wink, message, and even see how many mutual friends we share.
To make things worse, being the first to update your FB status is like being the first to say “I love you.” It's a step down, but it's comparable.
Q: You suggest that online dating has made relationships more disposable. A: An element of commitment is based on the availability of alternatives.
Online dating made a lot more people feel they are part of a larger mating pool than they were used to.
We place so much importance on the most arbitrary of things.
(A little while back, I posted a piece summarizing a lot of the recent literature, as well as my own opinions, on why dating has become such an impossible chore in recent years.