Neurotransmitters like phenylethylamine (the “love drug”) and oxytocin are released when we meet a special someone, so it’s understandable that so many first dates turn out to be last dates if there’s no immediate spark.
This is especially true of millennials, who often get labeled as the “Instant Gratification Generation.” The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that the hyper-connected lives of people age 35 and under lead to a lack of patience.
A distressed-looking woman who was identified as the girls’ mother, Liza Torres, said she doesn’t believe the allegations. Shalaine was arrested last April for introduction of prison contraband, plus two sealed arrests.
Both mother and son were taken into custody later Friday — he for allegedly attacking a Daily News photographer, she for allegedly bringing several glassine envelopes of heroin.
The 42-year-old mental health case manager’s love life has been pushed to the back burner thanks to long workdays and a steady stream of activities on her social calendar.