With technology, our abilities to connect with and sort through these options are staggering. ” “Should I go out with this girl even though she listed Combos as one of her favorite snack foods? ” “My girlfriend just got a message from some dude named Nathan. A few decades ago, people would find a decent person who lived in their neighborhood.
Their families would meet and, after deciding neither party seemed like a murderer, they would get married and soon have a kid, all by the time they were twenty-four.
Probably no other dimension of human experience has been pondered, discussed, debated, analyzed, and dreamed about more than the nature of true love.
Love is everywhere -- in songs and in books, on televisions and on movie screens.
This seems standard now, but it’s wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. ” But the transformation of our romantic lives can’t be explained by technology alone.