“Relationshopping” is Ruining Romance.

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We’ve come to approach dating almost purely from the standpoint of scrolling through pictures on a screen and, based on a few images and a handful of sentences, deciding yes or not. If we decide “yes,” frequently we will then meet this person (though sometimes not until after weeks of anti-climactic texting) and within one date, decide whether or not to proceed. If the date wasn’t a fireworks display of lusty thrill and…

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