Generation y and dating

12-Jan-2017 19:46 by 5 Comments

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The assumption that everything can be repaired or restarted by pressing a few buttons can easily lead to the assumption that you can fix relationships and human emotions in the same way.Well, if you could restart a relationship the same way you can restart a computer game, I would still be together with my ex-girlfriend.

From the prevalence of online dating, it’s easy to see why people assume Millennials are hooking up all the time; these tools should make that easy.Pew surveys reveal that a third of online daters have never actually gone out with someone they met online.And, despite common usage among Millennials (Tinder boasts 26 million matches a day), a mere 8 percent of taken 18 to 29 year olds met their partner online.And, from a recent Gallup poll, 64 percent of 18 to 29 year olds are not living with or married to a partner.This data fuels claims by many, including the recent Vanity Fair article “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse,’” that Generation Y is synonymous with hookup culture.In the first few seconds, we panic like lost children who are searching for their mothers.

In the next couple of minutes, we ask ourselves how we could possibly survive the day without Facebook and Instagram.

So for those of us who aren’t married and aren’t having prolific sex, what we doing? By producing a surplus of options, online dating has ironically yielded romantic standstills.

Earlier this year, Pew found that one in five adults between 25 and 34 years old has used online dating. Many of these services, such as Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble, are targeted at Millennials.

After about 20 minutes, we decide to call someone who is able to repair that goddamn thing.

If repairing a relationship with a person you love would be that easy, everybody would be happily in love, and every dance course for singles would be empty.

We are so connected to the Internet, but we are so disconnected from our hearts.