"Dating must have been so much easier back then," romantic fools sigh while lamenting the end of traditional notions of courtship. But maybe we should all take a moment to breathe and say, "Oh, thank God traditional notions of courtship have ended." In a New York Times op-ed, Frank Bruni proposes the radical idea that perhaps dating is difficult for young people these days because, well, dating has always been difficult. Yes, gone are the days of long angsty love letters (we prefer to over-analyze texts, thank you very much), and it seems that the entire world is now on OKCupid (increasing our prospects from 5 suitors to everybody ever), but courtship is not over, and dating is still difficult as ever. Phew. [Source]
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