Why We Need to Start Dating Again

Our generation is pretty screwed up when it comes to the whole dating thing

“I’ll pick you up at 7 o’clock.” has turned into arriving at 7:15 pm and sending a text saying, “I’m here.” instead of walking to the door and meet the parents.

Snapchats and Instagram “likes” have become acceptable forms of flirting. A “like” on Instagram is way more common than a compliment in real life.

Date night has evolved from going out to dinner, playing putt-putt (a completely underrated pastime in my opinion) or doing anything relatively thoughtful to watching Netflix and maybe ordering pizza.

It seems like no one is actually dating anymore. Everyone is “talking” or “has a thing with someone” or is “kind of dating” that one guy from bio lab. No one wants the commitment of a real relationship, but they don’t want to be alone, either. A guy won’t take the girl he’s “talking to” on ac actual date, but when he sees that her best friend on Snapchat is another guy, he freaks out. A girl doesn’t want to commit to the guy she “has a thing” with, but she gets mad when she sees that he is liking other girls photos on Instagram.

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