I’ve been doing online dating and I met a guy I really like. Everything clicked, we made each other laugh constantly, and we immediately set up another date. It went really well, too, until about halfway through the dinner. Long story short, he doesn’t believe in manmade global warming. Let’s just say I do. A lot. My guess is that politically, we don’t see eye to eye (I tried to just change the subject), but otherwise I really, really like him. We have a lot of chemistry, he’s very intelligent, and…well, I like him. Do I cut this off now, though? I’m not sure I could date someone with totally different beliefs than mine. More
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You do, that’s who. But why? I don’t get it.
The Boston Globe published a story Friday about one Boston College professor’s effort to “revive the lost art of dating.” The prof, bless her good intentions, is offering extra credit to students that go on real face to face dates, brought about by an in-person proposal. She wants students to forgo the smart phone generation’s preferred course of romantic interaction, which is apparently to smash genitals with strangers, and instead employ the bygone practice of courtship, in all its yawn-and-stretch-and-drape-that-arm-over-her-shoulder glory. More
Digital dating has become socially acceptable and widely-diversified, at least in how many platforms are up-and-coming. As a single lady in Boston, I decided to brush off my skepticism and give two applications a try, Tinder and Hinge. Hey, maybe I’d even meet the next guy for my family to rip apart. More