To older readers, the scenario above may have at least a vague, distant familiarity.
This may be repeated on a regular basis, and could eventually lead to courtship and marriage as the two get to know one another through hours of conversation, spread over months.
There’s enormous pressure, both self-imposed and societal, to be in a relationship.
But rushing to fall in love makes falling in love impossible for me, because the pressure to commit doesn’t allow my feelings to develop naturally.
Instead, in the 21st century, technology is the way to date.
Ask any 20-something and he or she has probably signed up for any number of smartphone apps or online dating sites.