Eric and I weren’t digging into singledom—we were trying to chip away at the changing state of love.
My earliest childhood memories can be remembered hearing countless stories from my parents about how they grew up and how they fell in love.
These stories always bring me back to a time where things just seemed so simple, so effortless.
I have learned a lot from my parents — not only have they taught me how to tie my shoes and dress myself, but they have also taught me right from wrong.
And when I say right from wrong, I’m especially speaking of dating.
I’m not saying that these things are horrible, but from what I can tell, they’re not doing much good.
The problem with this generation is that we aren’t truly getting to know people.
We want someone to share things with, someone to be there for us no matter what.
The issue is, we can’t really attain the kind of relationships we’re looking for by doing the things we’re doing, and by allowing the hookup culture to keep growing and thriving as it is now.
The biggest changes have been brought by the .4 billion online-dating industry, which has exploded in the past few years with the arrival of dozens of mobile apps.