Maybe “Netflix and chill” is your dream date, but for some of us this idea can be extremely frustrating and intimidating.Though the idea of a no-strings-attached may appeal to a lot of people, a sex-centered “relationship” isn’t exactly how all of us want to spend our time dating.That’s not to say that Tinder doesn’t have its advantages.In some ways this online hookup culture is virtualizing the dating world.
As modern women, we’re under the pressure to be more concerned with getting a quality education, landing a well-respected job and providing for ourselves. There’s this constant burden surrounding our entire generation - not just women - to cram in as much as we can in 24 hours while still appearing like we have it all together, and of course, we're expected be able to secure and maintain solid relationship in the process.
With the rise in technology and shifts in society’s norms, the dating scene is so different from what it was fifty, or even just ten, years ago.
It’s hard to say whether this shift is good or bad, it’s really just…different.
Also, let’s just talk about the dramatic difference between women in past generations compared to ours.
Though stereotypical gender roles are still an issue facing our society today, they aren’t nearly as present in the dating world as they have been in the past.
Of course it happens--we all seem to know someone who met their partner on the internet--but it’s rare.