Essay on dating and relationships
Looking at my article How Technology is changing your love life excessive choice can have ramifications further down the line in terms of our attitudes towards not only our partners (expendability of our relationships) but also in terms the scale we seek validation, (the expectation and normalization of praise from many rather than just a few). Letamendi says in Time magazine, “Now that we can interact with hundreds – no thousands – of people simultaneously, we’ve strengthened the impact that others have on our self-value.”Not only is there a lack of vulnerability but the nature of ‘the game’ is similar to other games or indeed social media.
Every time we get a notification we get a little buzz of excitement.
This article focuses on how technology has changed dating. Mine met on a double blind date in which my mother and father had mutual friends who introduced them.
With the invention of social media it is difficult to imagine anyone going on a blind date again—why would they need to?
Taking a way the organic human nature of meeting someone in favour of ticking the ‘relationship’ box.