Being 32 and single, has its advantages, but it also has its challenges. And although I am sure past generations have had it worse, today’s “Internet Age” adds a new host of relational pitfalls – namely communicating online and via text messages instead of over the phone or hand-written letters (remember those?) and meeting prospective suitors on FaceBook, MySpace, and internet dating sites instead of at cotillion, blind dates, and sorority formals.
None of these things are bad. It just seems like today we are trying to navigate a path that is a little less clear. That is why I want your opinion on something, something that makes me a little (a lot) uncomfortable, internet dating.
And by your opinion, I mean what would you do if you were in my shoes. Not what you think I should do, as you sigh under your breath that you wouldn’t be caught dead doing it. (I am talking to you, married people. I am on to you – you are famous for giving advice to your single friends that you would NEVER follow yourself.) (more…)