Imagine a simpler time: A well-dressed single gentleman pulls up to the front of a single lady’s home in the early evening, steps out of his car, and approaches her front door.
The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. As she steps outside, he offers an umbrella to shield her from rain showers, walks with her to the passenger side of the car, and opens the door for her. The pair takes a scenic route to a special destination: a reserved table at an elegant restaurant.
We not only have a wealth of information on pretty much everyone only a click away but how and where we meet future partners is changing.
Many of my friends are married to people they met online. It has revolutionized communications, to the extent that it is now our preferred medium of everyday communication. Ordering a pizza, buying a television, sharing a moment with a friend, sending a picture over instant messaging.Before the Internet, if you wanted to keep up with the news, you had to walk down to the newsstand when it opened in the morning and buy a local edition reporting what had happened the previous day.Mark Brooks the operator of Online Personals Watch or ( OPW ) recently sent out a survey request asking the four hundred executive members of the Internet Dating Executive Alliance about how they deemed Internet dating had changed society, and how it might change society further on in the near future.The impact of dating on society is obvious to many but rarely calculable until now which is why the survey was such a positive idea.Conversation flows naturally for a couple hours, with each beginning to learn about the background and interests of the other.