Aspects of Dating in the 21st Century

I recently ran across a rather genuine post on a particular dating adventure, which inspired this post.

Most of us old timers remember a time when we were introduced by a friend, colleague, that ever so nagging relative as our eyes rolled thinking to ourselves, give it a rest, perhaps seeing eye candy at the grocery store or bookstore, perhaps a social function held at a park, church or even at a Halloween city event to the college we attended. There were certain rules about dating back then, respect, manners, opening the door, pulling the chair out, taking one’s hat off, nothing extremely hard to do. That was then though.

The 21st Century being the Electronic age of vast Social Media platforms, one has many avenues to choose from these days. We got Match to light some fires among too many to list for this purpose; we even now have Facebook with their Zoosk App that started in 2011 to use when trying to find a date or casual hookup like the one many do with Adult friend finder that shows some rather explicit photos whether real or not.

What happened to manners, and what happened to decent people?

Maybe it’s a generation of new attitudes towards dating, maybe it’s hearing vulgar talk when getting out of church from around the corner, maybe certain video games have created this attitude,  perhaps certain Social Apps might promote rudeness, I have read many articles from personal blogs to Huffington post write ups, have heard horror stories  from the youth of the new generation that have taken off their training wheels facing the vast world head-on like most of us had to take our training wheels off years ago. We know it is a tough bitter world out there and sometimes just downright cold- blooded at times, but do we need to forsake politeness and manners when speaking to the opposite sex?

On a side note, in the past when we went on dates we talked to the other person while making that eye contact, but today with some of the younger couples I see and some older couples are palming their smartphones and when one is eating the other is texting or Face booking. I will quote Bill Engvall here, “Here’s your sign”

The prompt for this post can be found here from Jordan.

http://loversliarsandlosers.com/2015/10/05/calm-your-tits/

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