From physical attraction to romantic longing, the feelings we associate with love are natural human sensations that largely come down to our minds and the brain chemistry of our emotions. But while the basic science behind human connections is something that remains constant over time, how people connect and act on their emotions are everchanging. This is because while love and attraction may be a matter of chemistry, behavior around those feelings is very much a product of social norms, available modes of communication, and general relationship trends. In some cases, that behavior may even be informed by certain political climates and laws.
What dating looked like the year you were born
Dating Then and Now
On a more positive note, when you meet someone new, the internet allows you to verify whether people are who they claim to be. You can Google that person, find photos, articles or do background checks on them. As you can see there have been many changes, some good and some not so good. I think that this is the main factor why single people today tend to stay single for longer!
From the internet to the iPhone, here are the 20 most important inventions of the last 30 years
Subscriber Account active since. The last 30 years have seen some of the most rapid technological advancements in human history, thanks to life-altering creations like the internet and the iPhone. The internet redefined how we search and share information with each other, breaking down the communication barriers between countries in the process.
In the early part of the 20th Century, when a boy was interested in a young lady, he would approach her parents and ask for their blessing. Calling on a girl meant that the boy would go to her home and visit with her there. Their visits were chaperoned by the parents and they were not to be left alone. After all, we all know what those boys had on their minds.