Hollywood has inflated our expectations of what romance and intimacy is.
You were defined by how cool your My Space layout was – animated GIFs, custom CSS and your favorite embedded You Tube video.
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She was also the first, last, and only person I ever knew who tried her hand at the dating personals in the newspaper, too.
These two facts about my aunt always disturbed me, and because of it I've never seen online dating as anything but an absolute plague on the community, and something to forever avoid. Once, for a couple of months for a work-related story, and another time because my best friend begged me to join. His whole reason for me joining was so I could endorse him with a good review, so I figured I had nothing to lose, because I wasn't looking for anything to gain; I was just simply being forced into something so he could look better to all the hot gay men on OKCupid in New York City.
While romanticizing relationships and falling in love in movies is nothing new, it seems the years and years of being exposed to Hollywood romance has taken its toll on society.